New Stone Bridge Press 2020 - 2021 Catalog

Michael Palmer - Monday, March 23, 2020

Check out the newest Stone Bridge Press books in the upcoming 2020 - 2021 season including, Sharing a House with the Never-Ending Man, Bird Talk, The Minamata Story and more!  Read More


Bookseller recommends 'My Year of Dirt and Water' for Nashville Scene Book Club

Michael Palmer - Monday, March 23, 2020

Gregory Delzer of Defunct Books recommends Tracy Franz's Zen memoir, My Year of Dirt and Water for this Nashville Scene Book Club article.  Read More


'The Fourth String,' 'A Shameful Life' reviewed in newest issue of The Pacific Rim Review of Books

Michael Palmer - Monday, March 16, 2020

Maryse Cardin and Trevor Carolan take a deeper look at Janet Pocorobba's shamisen memoir and Osamu Dazai's classic "roman à clef." Read More



Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan

by Amy Chavez, illustrated by Jun Hazuki

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

China Smart

by Larry Herzberg

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

Forty-Seven Samurai

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

Oh, Tama!

by Mieko Kanai, Translated by Tomoko Aoyama, Translated by Paul McCarthy

A deeply eccentric novel about lives and connections—and a cat of course—in 1980s Tokyo: witty, offbeat, and strangely profound.

The Japanese Tea Garden

by Marc Peter Keane

Marc Peter Keane describes the history, design, and aesthetics of tea gardens, from T'ang China to the present day, with over 115 stunning photographs, floor plans, and illustrations.

A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors

by Alexander Jacoby

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

Easy and Fun Hiragana

by Kiyomi Ogawa, Edited by Orrin Cummins

Learn the basic Japanese syllabary from every angle: reading, writing, and real-world examples.

Exploring Kyoto

by Judith Clancy

This revised and updated edition of the Japan travel classic and cultural guide gets you wandering from downtown quarters to remote mountaintop temples and features expanded information on new museums and gardens now open year-round for viewing.


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