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
96 Pages
$13.95
Roads to Sata: A 2000-Mile Walk Through Japan
'A memorable, oddly beautiful book' Wall Street Journal

'A marvellous glimpse of the Japan that rarely peeks through the country's public image' Washington Post
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April 27, 2021
Paperback
Penguin UK
$22.95
Tokyo Cocktails: An Elegant Collection of Over 100 Recipes Inspired by the Eastern Capi
An elegant collection of over 100 recipes inspired by the Eastern Capital.

With over 13.5 million residents squeezed in to 845 square miles, Tokyo stands as one of the world's most...

May 18, 2021
Hardcover
Cider Mill Press
$19.95
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
432 Pages
$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
$22.00
Rice, Noodle, Fish: Deep Travels Through Japans Food Culture
2016 Travel Book of the Year by the Society of American Travel Writers

Finalist for the 2016 IACP Awards: Literary Food Writing

Named one of the...

October 27, 2015
Hardcover
Harper Wave/Anthony Bourdain
352 Pages
$37.50
Japan: The Cookbook

Japan: The Cookbook

Hachisu, Nancy Singleton

The definitive, home cooking recipe collection from one of the most respected and beloved culinary cultures

Japan: The Cookbook has more than 400 sumptuous recipes by...

April 6, 2018
Hardcover
Phaidon Press
$49.95
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
240 Pages
$49.95

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