Claire Kohda is a writer based in Kent, England. She reviews books for The Times Literary Supplement, The Guardian, and The Spectator, specializing in books from and about Japan. Her novel Woman, Eating — about an Asian-British vampire trying to find a place for herself in the London contemporary art world — is forthcoming in April 2022.
No Mere Oddity: On Lafcadio Hearn’s “In Ghostly Japan”
Claire Kohda delves into “In Ghostly Japan: Japanese Legends of Ghosts, Yokai, Yurei and Other Oddities” by Lafcadio Hearn....