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The Japan Times book review: "Japanese Garden Notes"

Intern Intern - Friday, May 26, 2017

The Japan Times recently reviewed Marc Peter Keane's new book, Japanese Garden Notes, lauding it as a "gorgeous photo book" that "carefully considers" the aesthetics of Japanese gardens – much appreciated! Read More

8asians Book Review: "The Little Exile" by Jeanette Arakawa

Intern Intern - Friday, May 19, 2017

8asians, the collaborative online publication that features original, diverse commentary by Asians from around the world, recently reviewed Jeanette Arakawa's new memoir, The Little Exile – much appreciated!
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"Japanese Garden Notes" featured in My Modern Met article

Intern Intern - Monday, May 08, 2017

My Modern Met featured landscape architect and SBP author Marc Peter Keane's new book Japanese Garden Notes in a recent article.   Read More

Foreword Reviews: "In the Woods of Memory"

Intern Intern - Friday, May 05, 2017

Foreword Reviews recently put out a thorough and perceptive book review of In The Woods of Memory by Shun Medoruma – much appreciated! Read More

The Osamu Tezuka nominated for the Eisner Award!

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, May 02, 2017

We are very excited to share that our very own, The Osamu Tezuka Story by Toshio Ban & Tezuka Productions, translated by Frederik L. Schodt has been nominated for the Eisner Award!  Read More

Japanese Garden Notes featured on Spoon & Tamago

Michael Palmer - Friday, April 28, 2017

We are excited to share that popular Japanese Art, Design and Culture blog Spoon & Tamago has featured Marc Keane's latest book Japanese Garden Notes.  Read More

Fujifilm reinvention story featured on "Inside The Storm"

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Season 2 episode 2 of Inside The Storm goes into the inner workings of Fujifilm's reinvention and success transitioning out of photograph film and camera products in order to survive a changing market. The episode was inspired by Fujifilm CEO Shigetaka Komori's recently Stone Bridge Press published book. Innovating Out Of Crisis: How Fujifilm Survived (and Thrived) As Its Core Business Was Vanishing  Read More

The School Library Journal Review: "The Osamu Tezuka Story"

Intern Intern - Monday, April 10, 2017

The School Library Journal just gave a constructive and eloquent review of The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime by Toshio Ban and Tezuka Productions, praising its "amazingly extensive view of Tezuka's life" and recommending to "fans of manga and anime, as well as anyone interested in innovative people and the creative process." Much appreciated! 

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JQ Magazine Review: "Japanese Garden Notes" by Marc Peter Keane

Intern Intern - Monday, April 10, 2017

Rashaad Jorden of JQ Magazine just reviewed Marc Peter Keane's new book, Japanese Garden Notes: A Visual Guide to Elements and Design, lauding it as a book that "captures the elegance of such a calming place" – and we couldn't agree more. Much appreciated Rashaad! Read More

​ Siege of Changchun: Memories From a Communist Famine in Homare Endo's "Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun"

Intern Intern - Monday, April 10, 2017

Epoch Times just wrote an important article on the disturbingly inhuman tactics used by the Chinese Communist Party during the 1948 Siege of Changchun, who encircled the city, cut off all supplies, and forced thousands upon thousands of civilians to starve to death.  Read More

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