Pulitzer Prize–winning war correspondent Paul Brinkley‑Rogers has lived an adventurous life all over the world. But there is one story he cannot forget: that of his haunting love affair with a mysterious older Japanese woman in 1959. On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Paul about his memoir, “Please Enjoy Your Happiness”. Unlike the other other sailors, Paul is a poet. When he walks into the White Rose, he’s carrying a book. Yukiko, who is a hostess there, takes the 19 year old under her wing. They share music, poetry, culture and a dark secret that she slowly reveals. Paul shares the letters from Yukiko that he’s kept and the book reads like a letter to her.
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