The Iconoclast
Shinzō Abe and the New Japan

The first English-language biography of Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, The Iconoclast tells the story of Abe Shinzō’s meteoric rise and stunning fall, his remarkable comeback, and his unlikely emergence as a global statesman struggling to lay the groundwork for Japan’s survival in a turbulent century.

It will be published worldwide by Hurst Publishers in summer 2020.

Trailer for The Iconoclast (November 2019)

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About Tobias

Tobias Harris has observed Japanese politics as a staff member to a Japanese legislator, blogger, researcher, and political risk analyst.

At this page, you can find the archive for his blog, Observing Japan; view his latest media appearances; and find out about upcoming speaking engagements.