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Book from Sixth Season of Lost Revealed

chadwpost.jpgOn the Morning Media Menu today, Open Letter Books director Chad W. Post broke some literary news about the upcoming season of Lost.

In a exclusive, Post revealed a book that will play an role in an upcoming episode of Lost–our first glimpse into the mysterious world of the final season of the show. According to post, episode six will reference Japanese author Shusaku Endo‘s book, “Deep River“–a novel about four Japanese tourists on a trip to India, interrupted by the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

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Post also discussed his two specialties: analyzing the countless literary references on the television show Lost and publishing literature in translation. Post blogs about all these subjects at Three Percent.

Here’s more from the interview: “They gave me one title. It’s coming up in the sixth episode. It’s going to feature Shusaku Endo‘s book, “Deep River.” It’s a work of Japanese literature, and its published by New Directions. Here’s a wiki description about the book: ‘The story traces the journey of four Japanese tourists on a tour to India. Each of these tourists goes to India for different purposes and with different expectations’ … it does seem to have some Lost themes in it.”

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