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San Francisco Book Review reviews Japaneseness: A Guide to Values and Virtues

Michael Palmer - Monday, July 18, 2016

Faith Lewis from the San Francisco Book Review has kindly taken a look at and reviewed Japaneseness: A guide to Values and Virtues by Yoji Yamakuse, calling it it “eye-opening… the perfect bedside book." 

Check out the review here and pick up your copy here

 


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