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
$13.95
Japaneasy: Classic and Modern Japanese Recipes to Cook at Home
What are your favorite Japanese dishes? Sushi? Surprisingly easy. Gyoza? Very easy. Karaage? Soooooo easy! Tempura? Stupidly easy. Yakitori, yakisoba, miso soup? Easy, easy, easy. It's easy to be...
September 26, 2017
Hardcover
Hardie Grant Books
$32.50
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
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - 1.5 MILLION+ COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE

"Workers looking for more fulfilling positions should start by identifying their ikigai." ―Business Insider...

August 29, 2017
Hardcover
Penguin Life
208 Pages
$22.00
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
$13.00
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
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
Vintage
240 Pages
$16.95
Fault Lines

Fault Lines

Itami, Emily

SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD

What is the cost of a mother's desire?...Emily Itami explores this question with wit and poignancy. -- New York...

September 6, 2022
Paperback
Mariner Books
240 Pages
$17.99
A Beginners Guide to Japan: Observations and Provocations
"Arguably the greatest living travel writer" (Outside magazine), Pico Iyer has called Japan home for more than three decades. But, as he is the first to admit, the country remains an enigma...
June 2, 2020
Paperback
Vintage
$15.95
Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence
Developed out of the aesthetic philosophy of cha-no-yu (the tea ceremony) in fifteenth-century Japan, wabi sabi is an aesthetic that finds beauty in things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete...
November 15, 2003
Paperback
Tuttle Publishing
165 Pages
$12.95

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