Author Visit: Jake Adelstein Rescheduled

Tokyo Vice Book Cover

Tokyo Vice Book Cover

At Nineteen, Adelstein went to Japan in search of peace and tranquility. What he got was a life of crime... crime reporting, that is, at the prestigious Yoniuri Shinbun. For twelve years of eighty-hour workweeks, he covered the seedy side of Japan, where extortion, murder, human trafficking and corruption are as familiar as ramen noodles and sake. In his book, Adelstein gives a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up. He is the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police club.

Mature subject matter: program content may not be appropriate for those under 14.

Tokyo Vice, An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan

Rescheduled For: Sunday, February 28
2-4pm, MRRL Art Gallery

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