He and wife KA Yoshida translated "The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-old Boy With Autism" by Naoki Higashida
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All roads lead to closure. The unwritten contract between author and reader does not contain a clause saying 'I, the author, do faithfully promise to reveal the fates of the major characters', but films do, which is why so few of the films with four or five stars from the review of posterity end in uncertain futures for the principle players.
He and Japanese-born wife KA Yoshida have an autistic child, and in 2013 they translated a book written by an autistic, 13-year-old Japanese boy into English.