SBP Blog

New Book Announcement: Hiroaki Sato's 'Forty-Seven Samurai'

Michael Palmer - Thursday, August 15, 2019

One of the most spectacular vendettas ever: the history and haiku behind the mass-suicide featured in the 2013 film 47 Ronin.  Read More


Like our blog? Please share it!

Categories

Subscribe to the SBP Mailing List

New Releases

Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan


Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!

China Smart


Essential essays on all things Chinese that inform and entertain travelers, students, and anyone working or living in China

Oh, Tama!


A deeply eccentric novel about lives and connections—and a cat of course—in 1980s Tokyo: witty, offbeat, and strangely profound.

The Fourth String


Two women. Two cultures. One music.

Tag Cloud

graphic novels forewrod reviews indies larry herzberg japan trip tokyo koun ancient symbol death ritual musical japanese books my year of dirt and water Christianity 47 ronin translators japan book review reviews Shoah hitler symbol suehiro maruo 2019 china where igo paul mccarthy chinese comics anime fantasy literature book japan culture japanese to english the silver spoon chapters monk traditional japanese instrumenet japanese cutlure chinese literature china vacation kansuke naka damian flanagan catcher in the rye Children's Books 4k japan travel janet pocorbba japan custom how to travel in japan traditional japanese instrument Interview why we write podcast journal of a zen monks wife in japan journal of a zen monk jing liu Korea photography peace american shamisen manga japanese bath travel manners donald keene kyoto journal gaijinpot new york events The Colorado Review manga biography photography osaka memoir, tracy franz, zen monk, buddhist wife book publicity comics Translation event zen monk in japan a memoir of sensei and me benjamin franklin award buddhist swastika expat film tk nakagaki the asian review of books dazai shamisen china history four immigrants matcha classic poetry non-fiction World War Two kyodo news journal of a zen monk's wife author new release kyoto nazi japanese books in english Japanese aesthetics amys guide to best behavior in japan book signing hippocampus magazine buddhism bowing in japan living in japan the millions drinking in japan tomoko aoyama Tokyo Olympics japan vacation World War II center of east asian studies zazen traditional japanese music japan visitor announcement politics and prose Coming of Age Day otakuusa memoir writing alan brill religion learning in japan ibpa publishing university VIZ 47 samurai finalist travel Japan purification guide traditional janet pocorobba literary prize foreword reviews henry kiyama Chinese Astrology yukio mishima huffpost bookstore michael emmerich stone bridge press walt disney PEN AWARD haiku best behavior in japan etiquette blurb Japan books Spirituality behavior classic juddhism Basho a mejiro novel giajin Korea ripe mangoes budhist swastika lions roar classic japanese literature china guide book hoarding japanese drunk pulitzer prize the fourth string a memoir of sensei and me Poetry what do in japan Year of the Dog the inland sea shun medoruma the buddhist swastika japan restaurant Nikolas Bunton simba book reviews jun hazuki travel etiquette huffington post performance pottery author signing a shameful life book review travel literature will eisner Children's Literature mark gibeau the hidden writer year of zen t.k. nakagaki japan book classic literature japanese craft kimba the white lion the japan society buddhist priest holocaust kris kosaka publishing amy chavez fred schodt luke patitsas gratitude in japan zen diary forest gander writing award tourist Japanese holidays tea garden ex pat literature asian review of books holden caufield new books seppuku internment how to dark horse china What You Don’t Know, What You Need to Know— A Past & Present Guide to History, Culture, Society, Language 1960s Korea journal' monks wife Ukiyo-e japanese translation association of jewish libraries Basho's Narrow Road black jack criterion eli lieberman green tea summer vacation osamau tezuka foreigner in japan chinese Okinawan literature lesley university tracy franz disney book award nova scotia koto travel to japan trip oh tama haibun monks wife Japanese literature japanese travel buddhist china smart publicity jungle emperor osamu tezuka book talk washington dc the fourth string donald richie poet welton gaddy illustration japanese manners brad hawley Language do it right and be polite nichi bei weekly, naomi hirarahara literary review IBPA shamisen performance new york foreword indies danica davidson osamu dazai keanu reeves japan food eastern and western philosophy interfaith understandind china through comics astrology 1960's Japan japan travel etiquette kinokuniya event china book Spring Festival zen monks wife' zen monk Travel society ningen shikkaku japanese book japan ravel japanese instrument UCLA visitor hitler japan today frank beyer the japan times janet pocrobba leonard koren asia Art/Design awards Anime/Manga/Comics expat in japan nara Japanese art Asian Studies japanese music japan memoir gaijin amys guide to bes tbehavior in japan hiroaki sato forty seven samurai polite japanese culture ancient symbols japanese customs japanese people no longer human japan etiquette sensei zen monk wife poetry of consciousness pacific rim review of books Olympics japanese instruments hitlers cross how to order in japan Chiune Sugihara comic history AAS buddhist symbols the lion king literature astro boy eating in japan japan books rebecca otowa student teacher diymfa frederik schodt author talk bushido tea min kahng in the woods of memory Alexandra Johnson monk wife History Chinese history william f sibley hooked cross japanese verticle Chinese culture takuma sminkey peace symbol gallery awa a memoir foreword indies award gaijin pot university of chicago rachel manley jared cook Culture suicide china travel journal japan manners japan behavior China lucille cara mieko kanai Chinese New Year author tour diy mfa stone bridge cafe japanese etiquette hate state of belief author event shaimsen doris bargen book tour wanderlust forty seven ronin international book award japan travel guide swastika Christianity in Japan podcast japan guide 2020 Olympics evil alan moore controversy book reading namethetranslator manji Second World War dirt and water manners tricycle magazine review world literature today memoir learning shamisen WWII benjamin franklin awards miswest book review sensei and me japanese classic memior book blurb
RSS