Sydney, Australia

Roger Pulvers interviewed on Late Night Live, Australian national radio, regarding Japan and North Korea

Screen shot of ABC webpage featuring Late Night Live interview of Roger Pulvers by Phillip Adams.
On May 3rd, the 70th anniversary of the signing of Japan’s post-war pacifist constitution, Roger Pulvers, the prolific author and translator and member of the select group of authors Red Circle, was interviewed by Phillip Adams on Late Night Live, the Australian current affairs radio program.

Pulvers was interviewed about Japan’s perspective on and response to the situation in North Korea and the current status of the Japanese constitution.

Late Night Live, has been presented by Phillip Adams, who also writes a weekly column in the Australian, for 25 years and is known locally as ‘the little wireless program’. Pulvers is a regular guest on the program providing expert opinion and commentary on Japanese current affairs and culture. Late Night Live is an Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) program.

The interview can be accessed here.  
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    • Roger Pulvers
      About Roger Pulvers:
      Roger Pulvers is an author, playwright, theatre director, and translator. He has published more than 50 books in Japanese and English, including novels, essays, plays, and poetry. Helping make Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, and befriending David Bowie brought him back to Japan and inspired him to become the award-winning and prolific author, playwright, film director he is today. His recent novel, Hoshizuna Monogatari (Star Sand), which he wrote in Japanese, was published by Kodansha, Japan’s largest publisher, in 2015 and subsequently in English and French in 2016 and 2017 respectively. It was released as a film, directed by him, in 2017.