The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award lists 'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior' as finalist

Michael Palmer - Monday, March 18, 2019

Last week, Amy's Chavez's guide to culture and behavior in Japan was listed as a finalist in the category of Travel for the Foreword Reviews Indies award. This week she's added the IBPA Benjamin Franklin award to that list!  Read More


'The Fourth String' officially out now! First review by Hippocampus Magazine

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, March 12, 2019

It's official! Janet Pocorobba's new memoir The Fourth String: A Memoir of Sensei and Me is officially available from your favorite book retailer!  Read More


'The Osamu Tezuka Story' reviewed by Fantasy Literature

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, March 12, 2019

"Tezuka is Walt Disney, Stan Lee, Will Eisner, and Alan Moore rolled into one plus more. He artistically had impact greater than even what they accomplished all together." Read More



Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan

by Amy Chavez, illustrated by Jun Hazuki

Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!

Easy and Fun Katakana

by Kiyomi Ogawa, Edited by Orrin Cummins

Learn the second key Japanese syllabary from every angle: reading, writing, and real-world examples.

Exploring Kyoto

by Judith Clancy

This revised and updated edition of the Japan travel classic and cultural guide gets you wandering from downtown quarters to remote mountaintop temples and features expanded information on new museums and gardens now open year-round for viewing.


The Fourth String

by Janet Pocorobba

Two women. Two cultures. One music.

A Straight Road with 99 Curves

by Gregory Shepherd, Ruben LF Habito (Foreword)

From fascination to disillusionment and back, a memoir of one man's quest for Zen and spirituality in America and Japan.

Crazy for Kanji

by Eve Kushner

A passionate and playful guide to kanji that examines characters from every angle for an in-depth understanding.


Green Tea Living

by Toshimi A. Kayaki Miyuki Matsuo

Homespun wisdom from Japan updated for today's "green lifestyle" choices.


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.


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