The Donald Richie Reader

The best of an extraordinary expatriate writer.

The Dorama Encyclopedia (Out of Print)

An encyclopedic survey with a sense of humor.

The Flower Shop

The author of Wabi Sabi explores the intersection of beauty and design at an extraordinary flower shop in Vienna.

The Fourth String

Two women. Two cultures. One music.

The Haiku Apprentice

Discover the beauty of haiku in this poetic memoir of life abroad.

The Haiku Seasons (Out of Print)

An inspired introduction to the world of haiku and its seasonal charms.

The Heart Sutra in Calligraphy (Out of Print)

A rich visual edition of the Buddhist classic, featuring original calligraphy and a new translation.

The Ideals of the East

An exploration of the roots of beauty in Japanese aesthetics.

The Inland Sea

The complete version of the travel writing classic with photography by Yoichi Midorikawa.

The Japan Journals (Out of Print)

After half a century in Japan: the intimate journals of the great film scholar and cultural observer.

The Japanese Art of Sex (Out of Print)

Memoirs of a Geisha meets Sex and the City in this stimulating guide to intimacy.

The Little Exile

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




The Making of Modern China (vol. 4)

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

The Minamata Story

The true story of how one Japanese village suffered and survived the mercury poisoning of its waters.

The Name of the Flower (Out of Print)

Extraordinary stories of everyday life.

The Silver Spoon

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.

Understanding China Through Comics

Who founded China? Who are the Chinese people? What is Chinese culture and how has it changed over time? The Understanding China Through Comics series answers these questions and more.

The Way of Taiko (Out of Print)

The essential English-language guide to the exciting world of Japanese spiritual drumming.

Things Japanese (Out of Print)

An erudite voyage through the details and customs of Japanese life.

Tokyo Stroll

Tokyo Stroll is the ultimate guidebook to walking the streets of Tokyo that Japan lovers and the curious have been waiting for.

Travels in the East (Out of Print)

Aventures and contemplations throughout the world by a master storyteller, critic, and expatriate writer.

Waiting on the Weather (Out of Print)

A revealing memoir about the director and his films, by his first assistant for fifty years.

Warring Clans, Flashing Blades

50 more must-see martial arts films.

Wind and Stone

In detailing the affair between a garden designer and his client's wife, this stylistic Japanese novel explores the roots of passion.


Thirty years after its first publication, Womansword remains a timely, provocative work on how words reflect on female roles in modern Japan. 

Yoga Heart

The much-anticipated follow-up to the author's highly popular Yoga Poems: Lines to Unfold By.

Yoga Poems (Out of Print)

Turn your practice into poetry with these windows into the mind-body experience