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Murakami & the Merits of the Short Story Medium

Intern Intern - Friday, May 26, 2017

As an aesthetic medium, short stories are all too often viewed as subsidiary to novels – the ostensibly higher literary form. Perhaps this is because you don’t see nearly as many short story collections lining the shelves of bookstores, topping bestseller lists, or winning prestigious literary awards.  Read More


Flash Fiction: Kaoru

Intern Intern - Friday, May 26, 2017

Flash Fiction Fridays is an online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories from and about Japan and East Asia. This month's piece comes from author, journalist, and academic Roland Kelts and tells the poignant tale of a traumatized woman as she desperately searches for spiritual solace and emotional peace after losing everything to a tsunami.  Read More


The SF Book Review, JQ Magazine, and Densho review "The Little Exile"

Intern Intern - Friday, May 26, 2017

Everyone's talking about Jeanette Arakawa's new memoir, The Little Exile, including the San Francisco Book Review, JQ Magazine, and Densho, all of which have reviewed the book over the past week. Here's a little taste of each review. Read More


The Japan Times book review: "Japanese Garden Notes"

Intern Intern - Friday, May 26, 2017

The Japan Times recently reviewed Marc Peter Keane's new book, Japanese Garden Notes, lauding it as a "gorgeous photo book" that "carefully considers" the aesthetics of Japanese gardens – much appreciated! Read More


8asians Book Review: "The Little Exile" by Jeanette Arakawa

Intern Intern - Friday, May 19, 2017

8asians, the collaborative online publication that features original, diverse commentary by Asians from around the world, recently reviewed Jeanette Arakawa's new memoir, The Little Exile – much appreciated!
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Tofugu speaks with SBP author and translator Fred Schodt

Intern Intern - Monday, May 15, 2017

In this interview, Tofugu chats with SBP author, translator, and interpreter Frederik Schodt. Fred is known for working closely with the “God of Manga” himself, Osamu Tezuka, as a translator and interpreter. He is also one of the first writers to help bring manga to the western world with his landmark book, Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese ComicsRead More


IndieBook: SBP founder Peter Goodman presents an inventive new plan to sell indie books

Intern Intern - Monday, May 15, 2017

In this Publishers Weekly article, Stone Bridge Press founder Peter Goodman sheds some light on the future of independent book publishing and poses a thought experiment that could very well be the future of independently published books: IndieBook.  Read More


Excerpt Wednesday: "In the Woods of Memory" by Shun Medoruma

Intern Intern - Wednesday, May 10, 2017

With the release of Shun Medoruma's In the Woods of Memory on the horizon, we thought it would be apt to pull this week's excerpt from the novel, a book Foreword Reviews lauds as "a subtle yet intense and multilayered portrait of Okinawa during World War II and into the twenty-first century."  Read More


"Japanese Garden Notes" featured in My Modern Met article

Intern Intern - Monday, May 08, 2017

My Modern Met featured landscape architect and SBP author Marc Peter Keane's new book Japanese Garden Notes in a recent article.   Read More


Foreword Reviews: "In the Woods of Memory"

Intern Intern - Friday, May 05, 2017

Foreword Reviews recently put out a thorough and perceptive book review of In The Woods of Memory by Shun Medoruma – much appreciated! Read More


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