T. R. Reid

"Reimagining Japan"

This book, published in the summer of 2011 by Shogakukan in Japan and Simon & Schuster in the U.S., is a collection of essays about Japan's role in the world. T. R. Reid's section of the book contemplates how the Japanese will recover from the triple disaster of March 11, 2011.
Reid's take is generally hopeful: "The Japanese are good at recovering from disaster; after all, they've had a lot of practice."

Selected Works

Documentary film (PBS Frontline)
T. R. Reid visits five industrialized democracies, seeking to learn how they manage to provide high-quality health care for everybody -- while spending half as much on medical costs as the U.S. does. "Lively and informative --top-notch TV reporting" --The N.Y. Times
Nonfiction/Current Events
Contemplating Japan's future in the wake of the triple disaster of March, 2011.
nonfiction / Japanese language
This is the Japanese version of the book "Reimagining Japan."
Nonfiction / Current Events
A New York Times-best-seller. It shows how all the other industrialized democracies have achieved something the United States can’t seem to do: provide health care for everybody at reasonable cost.   "Extremely good, and extremely readable. It is the clearest and most useful contribution to the ongoing health care debate that I've read."
Ezra Klein, The Washington Post
A New York Times best-seller. “A lively, thought-provoking book.”
The Seattle Times
Documentary film (PBS)
A reporter studies ancient Indian medicine
Nonfiction
“Engaging...a fascinating read...he is amusing, droll and extremely knowledgeable.”
Detroit Free Press
The story of inventors Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce, the men behind the microchip. "A triumph of good reporting." --Theodore H. White
Guide Book
The definitive English language guide to Japan's great ski resorts (both outdoor and indoor).

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