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TOKYO JUNKIE

Follow Robert Whiting as he watches Tokyo transform during the 1964 Olympics, rubs shoulders with the Yakuza and comes face to face with the city’s dark underbelly, and learns how politics and sports collide to produce a cultural landscape unlike any other.

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Japan from Anime to Zen

Japan from Anime to Zen

By David Watts Barton

An accessible compendium of the most important aspects of Japanese arts, culture and history, for quick reference or a longer, in-depth read, for actual and armchair travelers alike.

Tokyo Junkie

Tokyo Junkie

By Robert Whiting

60 years of observation: an American journalist’s memoir about Tokyo’s modern urban transformation, its criminal underworld and, oh yes, baseball.

My Heart Sutra

My Heart Sutra

By Frederik L. Schodt

A cultural and personal journey into the famous sutra that teaches "form is emptiness; and emptiness is form."

Eating Wild Japan

Eating Wild Japan

By Winifred Bird

A delicious collection of essays, recipes, and practical plant information exploring Japan's thriving culture of foraged foods.

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JAPAN
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CHINA
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LANGUAGE
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LANGUAGE
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CULTURE
FOOD &
DESIGN
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LITERATURE
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FILM, ANIME
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PHILOSOPHY
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