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Shutting Out the Sun

  • Paperback $16.00

    Sep 04, 2007 | 352 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    May 06, 2009 | 352 Pages

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“Offers a glimpse at an uneasy nation suspended between two worlds.”

The Wall Street Journal


“Full of surprises and fresh discoveries, Shutting Out the Sun convincingly explains why the great Japanese juggernaut has faltered — and it does so with intelligence, insight and verve.”

—Richard Rhodes


Shutting Out the Sun puts a human face on a nation’s plight and provides an intriguing point of entry into a consideration of Japan’s crisis of confidence.”

The Washington Post Book World


“Well-researched. . . . Zielenziger gives observers of this reticent country good reason to be concerned.”

San Francisco Chronicle

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