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Author Discusses How Far Japanese Women Have (and Haven't) Come Since Bombshell Book

By Jay Andrew Allen  ·  July 24, 2018 • Tagged with news, politics, government, society, literature

Author Sakai Junko made waves 15 years ago with her bombshell book, The Cry of the Loser-Dogs, in which she extolled the virtues of not marrying. In an interview with Asahi Shinbun, the author comments on how Japanese culture has - and hasn't - changed since then.