Japan

Rashomon: And Other Stories

Rashomon: And Other Stories

Akutagawa, Ryunosuke ; Kojima,
Writing at the beginning of the twentieth century, Ryunosuke Akutagawa created disturbing stories out of Japan's cultural upheaval. Whether his fictions are set centuries past or close to the...
December 17, 1999
Paperback
Liveright Publishing Corporation
$13.95
Hitching Rides with Buddha
Take a humorist from the Great White North -- one part Bob and Doug McKenzie, the other Bill Bryson -- feed him lots of sake, and set him loose hitchhiking his way through polite Japanese society....
April 21, 2006
Paperback
Canongate Us
$14.00
A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony (Revis
Created specifically for fans of Japanese cool culture, A Geek in Japan is one of the most iconic, hip, and concise cultural guides available.

Reinvented for the internet age, it is...

June 25, 2019
Paperback
Tuttle Publishing
192 Pages
$18.99
Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

García, Héctor ; Miralles, Fra
Los Angeles Times bestseller - More than 1.5 million copies sold

"If hygge is the art of doing nothing, ikigai is the art of doing something--and doing it with...

August 29, 2017
Hardcover
Penguin Life
208 Pages
$22.00
Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha

Golden, Arthur
In "Memoirs of a Geisha," we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl's virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and...
January 10, 1999
Paperback
Vintage
$16.95
Hiroshima

Hiroshima

Hersey, John
Hiroshima is the story of six people--a clerk, a widowed seamstress, a physician, a Methodist minister, a young surgeon, and a German Catholic priest--who lived through the greatest single...
June 23, 2020
Paperback
Vintage
208 Pages
$12.00
Monk: Light and Shadow on the Philosopher's Path

An evocative and personal chef monograph - and an ode to wood-fired cooking - from Yoshihiro Imai, Japan's exciting emerging chef, and his cult restaurant, monk

monk is the...

April 28, 2021
Hardcover
Phaidon Press
$49.95
Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall

From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize-winning novel The Remains of the Day comes an inspired sequence of stories as affecting as it is...

September 21, 2010
Paperback
$16.95
Fault Lines

Fault Lines

Itami, Emily

Combining the incisive intimacy of Sally Rooney with the sharp wit of Helen Fielding, a compulsively readable and astonishingly relatable debut novel about marriage, motherhood, love,...

September 7, 2021
Hardcover
Custom House
$27.99
Geisha: A Life

Geisha: A Life

Iwasaki, Mineko ; Brown, Rande
No woman in the three-hundred-year history of the karyukai has ever come forward in public to tell her story--until now.

Many say I was the best geisha of my generation, writes Mineko Iwasaki....

September 1, 2003
Paperback
Washington Square Press
320 Pages
$17.00

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