Books

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 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.

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.

Womansword


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


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