2020-2021 Catalog

A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors

A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors

by Alexander Jacoby

A comprehensive volume on major directors in the history of Japanese film.

A Lateral View

A Lateral View

by Donald Richie

A revealing look at contemporary Japanese culture.

Amorous Woman

Amorous Woman

by Donna George Storey

An American woman's sexual awakening in Japan, testing the limits of love and sensual pleasure.

Basho's Narrow Road

Basho's Narrow Road

by Matsuo Basho

A stimulating exploration of the haiku masterpiece.

China Smart

China Smart

by Larry and Qin Herzberg

Essential essays on all things Chinese that inform and entertain travelers, students, and anyone working or living in China.

A Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Terms

A Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Terms

by Hisao Inagaki

A vital resource for students of Buddhism and Japanese Culture, revised and expanded.

A Shameful Life

A Shameful Life

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.

Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan

Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan

by Amy Chavez

Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!

Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar

Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar

by Larry and Qin Herzberg

Speak and write with confidence while avoiding common mistakes!

China Survival Guide

China Survival Guide

by Larry and Qin Herzberg

This updated edition of the best-selling travel guide to China is your ticket to the trip of a lifetime.

A Diplomat in Japan

A Diplomat in Japan

Sir Ernest Satow

The classic historical account of Japan’s first encounters with the West.

A Straight Road with 99 Curves

A Straight Road with 99 Curves

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.

Anime Explosion!

Anime Explosion!

by Patrick Drazen

A fascinating guide to themes and films in the expanding Japanese megaverse.

Being Japanese American

Being Japanese American

by Gil Asakawa

A celebration of JA culture: facts, recipes, songs, words, and memories that every JA will want to share.

Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings

Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings

by Larry and Qin Herzberg

A collection of 600 proverbs in Chinese and English, capturing the enduring wisdom of China, for travelers and language students.

A Glossary of Zen Terms

A Glossary of Zen Terms

by Hisao Inagaki

Of special interest to scholars and students of Zen classics, a glossary of specialized vocabulary to aid understanding and practice.

A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics

A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics

by Donald Richie

Sure to be a classic, Donald Richie's concise, profound insights into the mysteries of Japanese Aesthetics.

Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity (vol. 3)

Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity (vol. 3)

by Jing Liu

This fun, comic-style series that explores China's relationship with its barbarian neighbors. The Mongols!

Bird Talk and Other Stories by Xu Xu

Bird Talk and Other Stories by Xu Xu

by Xu Xu, translated by Frederik H. Green

Works of a major Chinese writer--liberal, cosmopolitan, and lyrically exotic--once banned but now embraced...

Crazy for Kanji

Crazy for Kanji

by Eve Kushner

A passionate and playful guide to kanji that examines characters from every angle for an in-depth understanding.

Collections

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LITERATURE
LANGUAGE
FILM/ANIME
MANGA
TRAVEL
FOOD
CULTURE
DESIGN
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