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Photography from "The Inland Sea" by Yoichi Midorikawa

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, October 14, 2015

In celebration of the new edition of Donald Richie’s novelistic travel journal The Inland Sea, we wanted to share some of the beautiful black and white photography by Yoichi Midorikawa that help bring Donald's words to life.  Read More


A Japanese childhood explored in "The Silver Spoon"

Peter Goodman - Wednesday, October 07, 2015

We are just now releasing a new translation of Japanese author Kansuke Naka's memoir/novel The Silver Spoon. It is a sharp detailing of life at the end of the Meiji period (1912) through the eyes of a boy as he grows into adolescence. Read More


Kraken Con 2015 Recap

Michael Palmer - Friday, October 02, 2015

This past Saturday, September 26th Stone Bridge Press attended the 2nd annual Kraken Con Anime festival hosted in the San Francisco Bay Area. Last year the event was held at the Oakland Convention Center in Downtown Oakland which we only attended! :) Read More


Donald Richie's "The Inland Sea" gets a new/old look

Peter Goodman - Monday, September 28, 2015

This month we are releasing a new edition of Donald Richie’s novelistic travel journal The Inland SeaRead More


New: The Anime Encyclopedia

Peter Goodman - Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Here are some photos showing off the massive hardcover edition of Jonathan Clements and Helen McCarthy’s The Anime Encyclopedia, 3rd Revised Edition: A Century of Japanese Animation.We’re very proud of this little (big!) book and hope you have the opportunity to check it out sometime. Read More


Here Comes the Sun Press Release

Peter Goodman - Friday, February 27, 2015

For immediate release: At 44, an American woman teaching yoga in Japan seeks to adopt—a story of triumphant love for families everywhere. Here Comes the Sun to be published by Stone Bridge Press June 2015. Read More


Welcome to the New Site!

Peter Goodman - Thursday, December 11, 2014

Long time no see friends! Thanks for hanging with us while we updated the Stone Bridge Press website.

 We’ll now be updating our blog on a regular basis. You can expect excerpts from upcoming books, fun cultural insights about Japan, and even guest appearances from some of your favorite Stone Bridge Press authors. Read More


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