SBP 2021-2022 Catalog
Prolific, award-winning translator of classical and modern Japanese poetry Hiroaki Sato recorded histhoughts on American society in mainly two columns across 30-plus years, collected here for the first time.
by Hisao Inagaki
Of special interest to scholars and students of Zen classics, a glossary of specialized vocabulary to aid understanding and practice.
by Donald Richie
Sure to be a classic, Donald Richie's concise, profound insights into the mysteries of Japanese Aesthetics.
By Freeman Ng & Cassandra Rockwood Ghanem
Haiku tell the story of the poet Basho and the diaries he wrote while walking throughout Japan in the 1600s.
A new and remarkable look at the sake produced in Japan’s Yamaguchi Prefecture
by Kiyomi Ogawa & Orrin Cummins
Learn the second key Japanese syllabary from every angle: reading, writing, and real-world examples.
by Alexander Jacoby
A comprehensive volume on major directors in the history of Japanese film.
A revealing look at contemporary Japanese culture.
by Donna George Storey
An American woman's sexual awakening in Japan, testing the limits of love and sensual pleasure.
by Matsuo Basho
A stimulating exploration of the haiku masterpiece.
Stories from a Japanese master of transformative fiction, where reality, myth, and human foibles meet shifting dimensions of gender, biology, and destiny.
By Winifred Bird
A delicious collection of essays, recipes, and practical plant information exploring Japan's thriving culture of foraged foods.
A vital resource for students of Buddhism and Japanese Culture, revised and expanded.
by Osamu Dazai, translated by Mark Gibeau
A new translation of one of the greatest works of postwar Japanese literature, acutely capturing modern anxiety and alienation.
by Amy Chavez
Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!
by Gil Asakawa
A celebration of JA culture: facts, recipes, songs, words, and memories that every JA will want to share.
by Frederik L. Schodt
The classic text by renowned manga expert in a beautiful new casebound edition, with a new foreword and afterword by the author.
by Ernest F. Fenollosa
Two volumes of the essential and definitive survey of Chinese and Japanese art in one book.
Sir Ernest Satow
The classic historical account of Japan’s first encounters with the West.
by Gregory Shepherd & Ruben LF Habito
From fascination to disillusionment and back, a memoir of one man's quest for Zen and spirituality in America and Japan.
by Patrick Drazen
A fascinating guide to themes and films in the expanding Japanese megaverse.
by Eve Kushner
A passionate and playful guide to kanji that examines characters from every angle for an in-depth understanding.
Learn the basic Japanese syllabary from every angle: reading, writing, and real-world examples.
by Junzo Shono
A masterpiece of quiet lyricism set against a backdrop of change and renewal in suburban Tokyo.