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Sister Mine

As I mentioned in my review of “The Justice Trilogy,” when you are a minority author writing a genre book, you’re risking ending up with a fractal audience, occupying a niche inside a niche....

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The Family Gene

The Family Gene is not an easy book for me to write about –it’s difficult to say anything about a deadly disease that doesn’t sound trite, glib, or callous. Nor was it an easy...

Soichi Sunami: Modern Artist

I always knew that my paternal grandfather, who died before I was born, was an unusual person. Born in 1885, fifteen years before the end of the nineteenth century, he was an early Japanese...