Flanagan is a writer and critic interested in Japan, East Asian affairs
and world literature.
book, again in Japanese, was Natsume Soseki: Superstar of World Literature
(2007). He has also contributed lengthy critical introductions to
recent editions of Soseki's masterpieces, The Three Cornered
as well as to Shusaku Endo's novel Scandal
latest book is a biography of Yukio
Mishima, the most internationally renowned Japanese author of
the 20th century.
articles on Japanese politics, art and society have appeared in
numerous magazines and newspapers throughout Japan including Newsweek, The Japan Times, The Asahi Shinbun
and the Nihon Keizai Shinbun and in the UK he has appeared on various
BBC radio and TV shows including Nightwaves, Open Book and The World
to his world.
'Soseki: A Literary Odyssey' 'Gould and Soseki' 'Yukio Mishima'