October 28th at 7 pm at Asian American Writers’ Workshop (112 W 27th St #600, New York, NY 10001): Book party of Yayoi Kusama: Inventing the Singular (MIT Press, 2015) by Prof. Midori Yamamura. In this book, Prof. Yamamura  eschewed the common fixation on the mental health of Yayoi Kusama, instead considers how life in post-World War II Japan, migration to the US, the 1960s downtown New York art scene, and women’s liberation movement shaped Kusama’s work and career.