Kyoto Machiya Restaurant Guide ebook update

Michael Palmer - Thursday, January 23, 2020

We're excited to finally share that the classic Judith Clancy guidebook, Kyoto Machiya Restaurant Guide: Affordable Dining in Traditional Townhouse Spaces has been updated with tons of new listings!  Read More


Announcing the publication Bird Talk and Other Stories by Xu Xu

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Following up our announcement of Former Studio Ghibli Exec Steve Alpert's memoir, we are happy to announce the publication of influential and widely read 20th century Chinese author, Xu Xu’s Bird Talk and Other Stories by Xu Xu: Modern Tales of a Chinese Romantic.  Read More


Kotaku shares excerpt from upcoming Studio Ghibli memoir

Michael Palmer - Thursday, January 16, 2020

Hot off of last weeks announcement that we will be publishing former Studio Ghibli exec, Steve Alpert's memoir of working at the legendary studio, Kotaku has shared an excerpt from the book detailing Miyazaki's "stressful" work habits.  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!

China Smart

by Larry Herzberg

Essential essays on all things Chinese that inform and entertain travelers, students, and anyone working or living in China

Forty-Seven Samurai

by Hiroaki Sato

One of the most spectacular vendettas ever: the history and haiku behind the mass-suicide featured in the 2013 film 47 Ronin

Oh, Tama!

by Mieko Kanai, Translated by Tomoko Aoyama, Translated by Paul McCarthy

A deeply eccentric novel about lives and connections—and a cat of course—in 1980s Tokyo: witty, offbeat, and strangely profound.

The Japanese Tea Garden

by Marc Peter Keane

Marc Peter Keane describes the history, design, and aesthetics of tea gardens, from T'ang China to the present day, with over 115 stunning photographs, floor plans, and illustrations.

A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors

by Alexander Jacoby

A comprehensive volume on major directors in the history of Japanese film.

Easy and Fun Hiragana

by Kiyomi Ogawa, Edited by Orrin Cummins

Learn the basic 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.


RSS
 
x
Japanese Garden Notes

Join the Club!

Get access to our exclusive book giveaways, the latest insider stories on Asia, new books and more when you sign up for our newsletter!

* Required


Subscribe to: General