My Little New York Times • Yumiko Sakuma
- Signed, first edition 2019
Yumiko Sakuma kept a diary for 365 days, and compiled a periodical, My Little New York Times . Drawing on her experiences of life in the US, and Japan.
Yumi writes profiles of people and organizations, travel pieces, and essays mostly for Japanese magazines (Brutus, Wired Japan, Popeye) and occasionally for English based magazines. Her previous books include Hip Na Seikatsu Kakumei (Hip Revolution) and Pin Heel Wa Hakanai (Take Off Your Heels).
Yumiko's interviews include politicians (Al Gore), movie figures (Sean Penn, George Clooney, Wes Anderson, Woody Allen), musicians (Ryuichi Sakamoto, Beastie Boys, Mark Ronson), designers (Rei Kawakubo, Tom Ford, Thom Browne) authors (Kazuo Ishiguro, Paul Auster), artists (Yayoi Kusama, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Ryan McGinley, Tim Hetherington, Elizabeth Peyton), legends (Robert Frank, Genna Rowlands, Gary Snyder, Les Paul), and many many more.