SBP Blog

Japan Today interview with 'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan' author Amy Chavez

Michael Palmer - Monday, November 19, 2018

Learn more about Amy Chavez and the small island in Japan's Inland Sea where she lives, as well as why and how she compiled the advice for her new book Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan: Do it Right and Be Polite!  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.


My Year of Dirt and Water


Married to a Zen monk in training, an American woman in Japan chronicles her own year of growth and discovery.

Tag Cloud

china history suehiro maruo japanese bath classic japanese literature japan guide min kahng monks wife t.k. nakagaki a shameful life award Language purification non-fiction Japanese aesthetics how to travel in japan japanese customs Basho zen eastern and western philosophy visitor kyoto washington dc university of chicago memoir student teacher guide tokyo nazi book henry kiyama sensei tk nakagaki memoir, tracy franz, zen monk, buddhist four immigrants Nikolas Bunton no longer human fred schodt tea garden astrology tourist Second World War World War II takuma sminkey literary prize Tokyo Olympics japanese classic journal of a zen monks wife in japan william f sibley Ukiyo-e disney author classic stone bridge press Year of the Dog damian flanagan Okinawan literature Art/Design japanese book monk wife manga what do in japan shamisen haiku comic history Korea photography hooked cross chinese comics asian review of books comics internment illustration travel to japan mark gibeau nara new york japan memoir anime world literature today japan custom osamu dazai poetry of consciousness yukio mishima graphic novels review gratitude in japan Culture green tea verticle new books etiquette books tracy franz book hoarding holocaust amy chavez Coming of Age Day understandind china through comics Chinese Astrology literature bowing in japan politics and prose japan today journal' monks wife giajin japan travel peace koun gaijinpot Interview Basho's Narrow Road publishing Asian Studies reviews announcement shun medoruma pottery huffpost suicide drinking in japan History seppuku travel Japan matcha Japanese art Chinese history 1960s Korea eating in japan buddhism VIZ kansuke naka how to frederik schodt amys guide to best behavior in japan in the woods of memory otakuusa japanese culture China World War Two journal wife Christianity Korea huffington post Translation AAS osaka expat Spirituality Children's Books the japan times the buddhist swastika jing liu osamu tezuka musical photography rachel manley author tour Travel book review Shoah donald keene gaijin pot Japanese literature behavior janet pocorobba Chinese culture buddhist ritual Chinese New Year publicity the hidden writer hitler swastika my year of dirt and water leonard koren Anime/Manga/Comics danica davidson the fourth string Chiune Sugihara asia Spring Festival Children's Literature dark horse the silver spoon center of east asian studies book publicity ningen shikkaku zen monk religion japan etiquette monk diary Alexandra Johnson 2020 Olympics Poetry manners tricycle magazine author signing polite how to order in japan stone bridge cafe japanese literary review author event japanese etiquette jared cook hiroaki sato michael emmerich book tour UCLA PEN AWARD japan restaurant japanese travel blurb 1960's Japan japanese people The Colorado Review Japanese holidays book blurb zazen book signing bookstore japan food Japan haibun Olympics buddhist swastika japanese drunk WWII tea Christianity in Japan
RSS