RICHIE, Donald. American, b. 1924. Genres: Novels, Anthropology/ Ethnology, Film, History, Sex, Travel/Exploration. Career: Arts Critic, Japan Times, Tokyo, 1973-. Adviser, Publishing and the Arts, International House of Japan, Tokyo, 1981-. Film Critic, Pacific Stars and Stripes, 1947-49, and Japan Times, 1954-69; Curator of Film, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1968-73. Publications: (with J. Anderson) The Japanese Film: Art and Industry, 1959; Land and People of Japan, 1960; The Japanese Movie, 1966; The Erotic Gods, 1966; The Films of Akira Kurosawa, 1965; Japanese Cinema, 1971; The Inland Sea (travel) 1978; Introducing Japan, 1978; The Japanese Tattoo, 1980; Zen Inklings, 1982; Notes for a Study of Shohei Imamura, 1983; Some Aspects of Japanese Popular Culture, 1981; A Taste of Japan, 1985; Viewing Film, 1985; Introducing Tokyo, 1987; Japanese Cinema: An Introduction, 1989; Tokyo: A View of the City, 1999; Lafcadio Hearn's Japan, 1999; A Hundred Years of Japanese Film: A Concise History, with a Selective Guide to Videos and DVDs, 2001; The Donald Richie Reader, 2001; Japanese Literature Reviewed, 2003. NOVELS: This Scorching Earth, 1956; Companions of the Holiday, 1968; Tokyo Nights, 1988. ESSAYS: A Lateral View, 1992; Partial Views, 1995. BIOGRAPHIES: George Stevens: American Romantic, 1970; Ozu, 1974; Different People, 1987; The Honorable Visitors, 1994; The Memoirs of the Warrior Kumagai, 1999. HISTORY: The Temples of Kyoto, 1995; The Image Factory, 2003. Address: Ueno 2, 12-18 (804), Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005, Japan.