SBP 2020-2021 Catalog
by Alexander Jacoby
A comprehensive volume on major directors in the history of Japanese film.
by Donald Richie
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.
by Kiyomi Ogawa & Orrin Cummins
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.
by Hisao Inagaki
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.
Learn the second key Japanese syllabary from every angle: reading, writing, and real-world examples.
by Judith Clancy
The Japan travel classic and cultural guide gets you wandering from downtown quarters to remote mountaintop temples....
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.
By Winifred Bird
A delicious collection of essays, recipes, and practical plant information exploring Japan's thriving culture of foraged foods.
Find the beauty and meaning of over 850 family crests found in Japanese tradition.
Of special interest to scholars and students of Zen classics, a glossary of specialized vocabulary to aid understanding and practice.
Sure to be a classic, Donald Richie's concise, profound insights into the mysteries of Japanese Aesthetics.
Haiku tell the story of the poet Basho and the diaries he wrote while walking throughout Japan in the 1600s.
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.
by Hiroaki Sato
One of the most spectacular vendettas ever: the history and haiku behind the mass-suicide featured in the 2013 film 47 Ronin.