Classics

The Book of Tea


An affordable version of the classic 1906 essay on tea drinking and aesthetics.

A String of Flowers, Untied...


A new translation of the most lyrical moments from Japan's great classical romance.

Hojoki


A luminous translation of the classic Buddhist poem.

A Lateral View


A revealing look at contemporary Japanese culture.

A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics


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

Basho's Narrow Road


A stimulating exploration of the haiku masterpiece.

Evening Clouds


A masterpiece of quiet lyricism set against a backdrop of change and renewal in suburban Tokyo.

I Wait For The Moon


Momoko Kuroda (b. 1938) is a remarkable haiku spirit and a powerfully independent Japanese woman.

Right under the big sky, I don't wear a hat


Haiku and occasional essays from an eccentric personality.


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