The Nichi Bei Weekly review of 'In the Woods of Memory' by Shun Medoruma

Intern Intern - Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Nichi Bei Weeklya Japanese-American community-focused publication based in San Francisco, recently reviewed Shun Medoruma's In the Woods of Memory, calling it "a tapestry of trauma in Okinawa" that "offers an in-depth look at the residual of war."  
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Stone Bridge Cafe: "Japanisms"

Intern Intern - Monday, January 15, 2018

Stone Bridge Cafe is a bi-weekly online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories, poems, non-fiction pieces, photographs, and artwork from and/or about East Asia. For submission guidelines and info, follow the link at the bottom of this post.
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Hiroaki Sato's 'Silver Spoon' translation wins the Japan-United States Friendship Commission Prize!

Intern Intern - Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Congratulations to SBP author and translator Hiroaki Sato for winning one of the two 2017-2018 Japan-United States Friendship Commission Prizes for his English translation of Kansuke Naka's classic Japanese memoir The Silver Spoon, a sharp detailing of life at the end of the Meiji period (1912) through the eyes of a boy as he grows into adolescence. Read More



Japanese Garden Notes

by Marc Peter Keane

Marc Peter Keane's personal journey through 100 Japanese gardens, looking at them with a designer’s eye.

Speak and Read Japanese

by Larry Herzberg

A handy supplement for learning 300 of the most common Japanese words, works with any textbook!

The Little Exile

by Jeanette S. Arakawa

An American girl of Japanese ancestry is exiled in her own country after Japan attacks Pearl Harbor.


 

 

 

The Making of Modern China (vol. 4)

by Jing Liu

The fourth volume in this fun, comic-style series that explores China's move to modernization!

Crazy for Kanji

by Eve Kushner

Nearly one hundred carnivals of kanji fun, including puzzles, amazing facts, and even kanji sudoku!

Innovating Out Of Crisis

by Shigetaka Komori

CEO Shigetaka Komori's own story of why Fujifilm succeeded where Kodak failed, with hard-won lessons for managers and employees everywhere

Kwaidan

by Lafcadio Hearn

Twenty unusual tales from Japan collected by one of the greatest writers on the country.


Silver Spoon

by Kansuke Naka

Perhaps the most admired childhood memoir ever written in Japan, The Silver Spoon is a sharp detailing of life at the end of the Meiji period (1912) through the eyes of a boy as he grows into adolescence.


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