SBP Blog

The Literary Review on Shun Medoruma's 'In the Woods of Memory'

Thomas Joel - Monday, April 02, 2018

The Literary Review just wrote a penetrating and eloquent article on Shun Medoruma's novel In the Woods of Memory, asserting that it's "not simply a meditation on the failure to act, but on the inability to act either rightly or enough or both." Read More


Black Warrior Review of 'In the Woods of Memory' by Shun Medoruma

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Black Warrior Review just wrote a comprehensive review of renowned Okinawan writer Shun Medoruma's novel In the Woods of Memory, eloquently asserting that "Medoruma asks after not only the lives of survivors, but also after the half-life of trauma, to measure how long it echoes."
 Read More


Stone Bridge Cafe: "Sugihara"

Thomas Joel - Thursday, January 04, 2018

Stone Bridge Cafe is a bi-weekly online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories, poems, non-fiction pieces, photographs, and artwork from and/or about East Asia. For submission guidelines and info, follow the link at the bottom of this post.  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!

Easy and Fun Katakana


Learn the second key Japanese syllabary from every angle: reading, writing, and real-world examples.

Exploring Kyoto


This revised and updated edition of the Japan travel classic and cultural guide gets you wandering from downtown quarters to remote mountaintop temples and features expanded information on new museums and gardens now open year-round for viewing.


The Fourth String


Two women. Two cultures. One music.

Tag Cloud

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