A Japanese magazine called Courrier Japon printed a photograph that I took of David Remnick during the New Yorker Conference in May. It appears in the October 2008 issue. The article is written by
likely Englishman documented Irishman Trevor Butterworth.
I can't read Japanese. Perhaps someone who can could have a look at the text and give us a very brief indication of its contents? We'd appreciate it!
Update: In a comment, the author himself writes in to explain that it is a Financial Times article in translation. Here is the original, it is well worth a look! It is that rare combination of informational and witty that only Irish journalists laboring for the FT ever attain with regularity. The original photo, by Lorena Ros, is far superior to mine.
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