Stone Bridge Cafe: "Soaking in the Greenwood/Shinrin-yoku"

Intern Intern - Monday, October 16, 2017

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.  Read More


Eve Kushner on Kyle Ikeda, Okinawan literature, and kanji

Intern Intern - Monday, October 16, 2017

Japanese literature scholar Kyle Ikeda spoke this past Saturday about Okinawan literature and Shun Medoruma's In the Woods of Memory at the J-Sei community center in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Read More


“Fall Into Haiku”: A Seasonal Poetry Celebration in Albany, California

Intern Intern - Monday, October 09, 2017

“Real haiku is the soul of poetry. Anything that is not actually present in one's heart is not haiku. The moon glows, flowers bloom, insects cry, water flows. There is no place we cannot find flowers or think of the moon. This is the essence of haiku.”  Read More



Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity (vol. 3)

by Jing Liu

The third volume in this fun, comic-style series that explores China's relationship with its barbarian neighbors. The Mongols!

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 Book of Tea

by Kakuzo Okakura

An affordable version of the classic 1906 essay on tea drinking and aesthetics.

The Osamu Tezuka Story

by Toshio Ban & Tezuka Productions, Frederik L. Schodt (Translator)

A documentary manga biography of the influential artist and the birth and evolution of manga and anime in Japan.

Being Japanese American

by Gil Asakawa

A celebration of JA culture: facts, recipes, songs, words, and memories that every JA will want to share.

Mobile Suit Gundam

by Yoshiyuki Tomino Frederik L. Schodt Mark Simmons

The Gundam creator's own vision of his spectacularly successful cult franchise, in a new edition for hungry fans.


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