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Reimagining Japan: The Quest for a Future That Works
Edited by McKinsey & Company
(VIZ Media, $39)

Even before natural disaster struck earlier this year, there were cracks in Japan’s armor: mounting debt, an aging population and competition from a fast-rising China among them. But March’s 9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami delivered a devastating body blow that left the country reeling. In Reimagining Japan, 80 global business leaders, foreign-?policy experts, academics and more weigh in on how Japan can rebuild — not just physically, but economically and politically as well. The suggested methods are often different, but the message of hope is the same.