SBP 2020-2021 Catalog
by Donald Richie
A revealing look at contemporary Japanese culture.
by Larry and Qin Herzberg
Essential essays on all things Chinese that inform and entertain travelers, students, and anyone working or living in China.
by Toshimi A. Kayaki
Homespun wisdom from Japan updated for today's "green lifestyle" choices.
by Yoji Yamakuse
Can traditional Japanese life concepts--like loyalty, harmony, meticulousness--make sense in Western societies?
by Marc Peter Keane
Philosophical essays on the beauty and meaning of traditional Japanese gardens.
Marc Peter Keane describes the history, design, and aesthetics of tea gardens, from T'ang China to the present day...
Sure to be a classic, Donald Richie's concise, profound insights into the mysteries of Japanese Aesthetics.
By Winifred Bird
A delicious collection of essays, recipes, and practical plant information exploring Japan's thriving culture of foraged foods.
by Leonard Koren
An intoxicating, illustrated guide to Japan's ritual of hot-tub bathing.
by Frederik L. Schodt
The true story of a half-Chinook, half-Scot adventurer who entered feudal Japan in 1848 and helped pave the way for its modernization.
by Kakuzo Okakura
An affordable version of the classic 1906 essay on tea drinking and aesthetics.
by William Elliot Griffis
In its day the most popular book on the culture and history of then-mysterious Japan.
by Amy Chavez
Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!
by Ernest F. Fenollosa
Two volumes of the essential and definitive survey of Chinese and Japanese art in one book.
By David Watts Barton
An accessible compendium of the most important aspects of Japanese arts, culture and history, for quick reference or a longer, in-depth read, for actual and armchair travelers alike.
by John Gauntner
An American sake expert takes you to a whole new level of insider knowledge and expertise.
by T.K. Nakagaki
A remarkable cross-cultural history that rescues the swastika, an ancient Buddhist symbol, from its deployment by the forces of hate.
by Basil Hall Chamberlin
An erudite voyage through the details and customs of Japanese life.
by Gil Asakawa
A celebration of JA culture: facts, recipes, songs, words, and memories that every JA will want to share.
Find the beauty and meaning of over 850 family crests found in Japanese tradition.
Marc Peter Keane's personal journey through 100 Japanese gardens, looking at them with a designer’s eye.
by Norris Brock Johnson
A beloved Japanese Zen temple, viewed through its monks, gardens, prayers, and art.
by Kip Mesirow & Ron Herman
Finally back in print, an intimate guide to Japanese woodworking tools.
In this new collection, Richie once again demonstrates his mastery of the essay and his deep knowledge about Japan.