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 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 Marc Peter Keane
Philosophical essays on the beauty and meaning of traditional Japanese gardens.
The author of Wabi Sabi explores the intersection of beauty and design at an extraordinary flower shop in Vienna.
Sure to be a classic, Donald Richie's concise, profound insights into the mysteries of Japanese Aesthetics.
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 John Gauntner
An American sake expert takes you to a whole new level of insider knowledge and expertise.
by Kakuzo Okakura
An affordable version of the classic 1906 essay on tea drinking and aesthetics.
by Miyamoto Tsuneichi, translated by Jeffrey Irish
A revealing look at rural lives and lifestyles that have all but disappeared today.
by Amy Chavez
Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!
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.
by Yoji Yamakuse
Can traditional Japanese life concepts--like loyalty, harmony, meticulousness--make sense in Western societies?
Stuart D. B. Picken
The first book in English to apply ancient Japanese Shinto traditions to daily spiritual fulfillment.
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 Janet Pocorobba
Two women. Two cultures. One music.
by Gil Asakawa
A celebration of JA culture: facts, recipes, songs, words, and memories that every JA will want to share.
by Toshimi A. Kayaki
Homespun wisdom from Japan updated for today's "green lifestyle" choices.
by Gregg Krech
A unique blend of the spiritual and psychological to help you examine your life, renew your relationships, and reshape your future.
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.
by Abigail Friedman
Discover the beauty of haiku in this poetic memoir of life abroad.