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Announcement: Fall 2016 books

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dear friends, We are happy to announce our forthcoming titles for Fall of 2016. This season SBP brings you three books on Japan and three on China.

  • Womansword: What Japanese Words Say About Women
  • Kanji Box: Japanese Character Collection
  • A Glossary of Zen Terms
  • Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun
  • Division to Unification in Imperial China (vol. 2 in the Understanding China Through Comics Series)
  • Speak and Read Chinese
You can pre-order all of these titles from our web store or from your preferred bookseller.
Warm regards,
The Stone Bridge Press team

omansword: What Japanese Words Say About Women (30th Anniversary Edition)

Womansword: What Japanese Words Say About Women (30th Anniversary Edition) by Kittredge Cherry

 Available November 15th in both Print and Digital

An intriguing portrait of Japanese womanhood that offers linguistic, sociological, and historical insight into issues central to the lives of women everywhere  


Kanji Box: Japanese Character Collection

Kanji Box: Japanese Character Collection by Shogo Oketani & Leza Lowitz
Available October 11th in Print

Japanese characters served up with histories and cultural clues to help you decorate your skin/body/life with just the right word!
A Glossary of Zen Terms by Hisao Inagaki
Available September 13th in Print
Of special interest to scholars and students of Zen classics, a glossary of specialized vocabulary to aid understanding and practice.

Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun: How I Survived China’s Wartime Atrocity

Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun: How I Survived China’s Wartime Atrocity by Homare Endo

 Available September 27th in both Print and Digital

Special Early Release: An unforgettable memoir of the horrors suffered by a Japanese family trapped in Changchun, China, at the end of WW2.



Division to Unification in Imperial China (vol. 2)

Division to Unification in Imperial China (vol. 2): The Three Kingdoms to the Tang Dynasty (220–907) by Jing Liu

Available November 15th in both Print and Digital

The second volume in this fun, comic-style series that explores China's transition from the Three Kingdoms to the Tang Dynasty.

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