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The Editor's page

by The Editors

Leo Lewis (Red Light Reckoning, Man of Steel, Patient Profits) is the Tokyo business correspondent for The London Times and an economics writer for several finance-based magazines. For three years he wrote as the chief financial reporter for the Independent newspaper in London, where he won the PFM Business Journalist of the Year. For seven months he served as the Deputy Editor of J@pan Inc magazine; he is now the magazine's chief contributing writer. His writing interests include the Japanese economy, oil, drugs and tobacco.
Celia Farber (Big "Riingo" Bites the Big Apple) is a writer based in New York City whose work appears in Esquire, Rolling Stone, SPIN, Salon, Gear, New York Press and many other publications. Farber was the first US journalist willing to break ranks with the reigning mentality to cover the so-called HIV debate -- challenging the diagnosis of HIV as the cause of AIDS. Her 1998 cover story in Esquire on O.J. Simpson was translated into 22 foreign languages and republished around the world.
Stephen Mansfield (An Alchemy of Surfaces) is a British photo-journalist and author based in Japan whose work has appeared in over 60 magazines, newspapers and journals worldwide, including The Geographical, South China Morning Post, Newsweek, The Traveller, Japan Quarterly, Insight Japan and The Japan Times. Subjects have included pieces on travel, interviews, book reviews, cultural and literary themes. He has published eight books, four of them on the culture and people of Laos.

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