Hi Blog. Japan’s biggest human rights publisher Akashi Shoten will publish my third book (first two are here), “GUIDEBOOK FOR NEWCOMERS”, advice for NJ on how to get a more secure lifestyle in Japan, coauthored with Akira Higuchi. More details on it here.
But first, news of a book tour to promote:
“GUIDEBOOK FOR NEWCOMERS” BOOK TOUR
I will be traveling around Japan during the latter half of March 2008 to promote a co-authored new book. If you’d like me to drop by your area for a speech, please be in touch with me at firstname.lastname@example.org. (This way travel expenses are minimalized for everyone.)
Tentative schedule follows, subject to change with notice on this blog entry.
March 17-23, Tokyo/Tohoku area.
Applied for speaking engagements at Good Day Books and the FCCJ.
March 24-30, Kansai/Chubu area.
March 27, Speech at Shiga University (FIXED)
March 28-29 Speech in Kyoto and/or Kobe
March 29, evening, Speech for JALT Osaka (FIXED)
March 30, Speech at JALT Okayama (FIXED)
Due back in Sapporo by April 2, so three weeks on the road.
May I come speak? Please drop a line at email@example.com
Thanks for considering. Arudou Debito in Sapporo
Book brief with link to synopsis follows:
“GUIDEBOOK FOR NEWCOMERS” (tentative title)
Authors: HIGUCHI Akira and ARUDOU Debito
Languages: English and Japanese
Publisher: Akashi Shoten Inc., Tokyo
Due out: March 2008
Goal: To help non-Japanese entrants become residents and immigrants
Topics: Securing stable visas, Establishing businesses and secure jobs, Resolving legal problems, Planning for the future through to death…
Introduction and table of contents at