On September 23 Barry Lancet, the author of Japan Town and Tokyo Kill spoke with students in the high school book club. It was a great experience for students to be able to ask questions to the author of the book they are currently reading. Mr. Lancet is no stranger to ASIJ, having been an ASIJ parent during his 20 years living in Japan. His experiences in Japan were combined with extensive research to form the settings of this series of suspenseful thrillers. He answered questions from students about everything from his process for starting the first chapter to how he chose an agent to connect him with publishers.
Japan Town has been optioned by J. J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions, in association with Warner Bros. so the story may be jumping from the pages to a screen near you soon!
Barry Lancet Official Site