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Cultured Vultures review: "In the Woods of Memory" by Shun Medoruma

Thomas Joel - Monday, March 27, 2017

Cultured Vultures just reviewed Shun Medoruma's new novel, In the Woods of Memory, giving it a 9 out of 10 rating!  Read More


The Japan Times Review: "Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun: How I Survived China’s Wartime Atrocity" by Homare Endo

Thomas Joel - Monday, March 27, 2017

The Japan Times just gave an incisive and generous review of Homare Endo's Japanese Girl at the Siege of Changchun: How I Survived China’s Wartime Atrocity and talked with Endo about the memories that went into her memoir and her reflections on those events, past and present. Much appreciated!  Read More


The Saratoga Falcon talks with Jeanette Arakawa about her memoir "The Little Exile"

Thomas Joel - Friday, March 24, 2017

Kitty Huang and Angela Lee of the Saratoga Falcon wrote an article on Jeanette Arakawa's new memoir The Little Exile and Arakawa's reflections on the social and personal ramifications of internment, past and present. Thanks Kitty and Angela!   Read More


Interview with "In the Woods of Memory" translator Takuma Sminkey

Thomas Joel - Monday, March 20, 2017

Ryukyu Shimpo recently interviewed "In the Woods of Memory" translator Takuma Sminkey (in Japanese).   Read More


"The Osamu Tezuka Story" is a Finalist in the 2016 Foreword INDIES Graphic Novel of the Year Award!

Thomas Joel - Monday, March 20, 2017

We're honored that "The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime" by Toshio Ban is officially a finalist in the 2016 Foreword INDIES Graphic Novel of the Year Award.   Read More


Celebrated Physics Professor Michio Kaku Celebrates "The Little Exile" by Jeanette Arakawa

Thomas Joel - Monday, March 13, 2017

One of our upcoming books, Jeanette Arakawa's memoir The Little Exile, struck a chord with Michio Kaku, famed professor of theoretical physics and author of Physics of the Impossible.  Read More


Portland Book Review: "Division to Unification in Imperial China" by Jing Liu

Thomas Joel - Monday, March 13, 2017

The Portland Book Review just wrote a useful review of the second volume in our four part Understanding China Through Comics series, Division to Unification in Imperial China: The Three Kingdoms to the Tang Dynasty (220-907) by Jing Liu, giving the book 4.5 out of 5 stars – much appreciated! Read More


Excerpt Wednesday: "In the Woods of Memory" by Shun Medoruma

Thomas Joel - Wednesday, March 08, 2017

This week's excerpt comes from our upcoming novel, In the Woods of Memory by Shun Medoruma, which was featured in the latest issue of The Asia-Pacific Journal.  Read More


Kirkus Review: Understanding China Through Comics vol. 3

Michael Palmer - Monday, March 06, 2017

Excited to share that Kirkus Reviews has reviewed the third volume in the Understanding China Through Comics series!  Read More


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