SBP Blog

'A Shameful Life' wins William F. Sibley Memorial Subvention Award for Japanese Translation

Michael Palmer - Monday, July 16, 2018

Although we haven't officially announced its publication, A Shameful Life: Ningen Shikkaku, a new translation of the classic by Osamu Dazai has already won a translation award!  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

Forty-Seven Samurai


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

Oh, Tama!


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

Tag Cloud

guide Japanese literature travel Japan pulitzer prize Travel 15 years at studio ghibli rebecca otowa how to travel in japan zen monk huffington post translators book recommendation steve heller japan travel etiquette forest gander zazen etiquette gaijin pot chinese books 47 samurai green tea controversy memoir, tracy franz, zen monk, buddhist chinese literature asian review of books mentorship in japan shaimsen 2019 walt disney astro boy classic poetry book blurb how to classic japanese book holden caufield classic japanese literature Basho wanderlust environmental disaster amys guide to best behavior in japan how to order in japan film 20th century chinese literature sensei lucille cara japanese cutlure osamu tezuka peace symbol japan today min kahng hayao miyazaki japan manners PEN AWARD buddhist symbols michael emmerich pacific rim review of books Chinese New Year japanese culture death new york events japan book foreword reviews Spring Festival japan trip Japanese art tea author signing a shameful life studying in japan comic history AAS bird talk and other stories minamata story japan guide event anime world literature today musical nova scotia t.k. nakagaki understandind china through comics foreigner in japan learning in japan Korea photography luke patitsas criterion Coming of Age Day poetry of consciousness review literary review china vacation zen Shoah forewrod reviews indies nhk japanese music graphic novel learning shamisen china smart japanese translation what do in japan Japan new york tokyo Chinese culture Tokyo Olympics tomoko aoyama book talk Japanese holidays ancient symbols amy chavez manga eco disaster nichi bei weekly, naomi hirarahara japan travel koun Okinawan literature kris kosaka janet pocorobba publicity donald keene book hoarding hippocampus magazine award polite buddhism japanese craft Japanese aesthetics japan times miyazaki religion ancient symbol memoir japan restaurant journal of a zen monk's wife World War II japanese books 47 ronin chapters benjamin franklin award mark gibeau chinese comics seppuku zen monks wife' hiaku haiku black jack nazi kotaku wife new books washington dc four immigrants disney author tour benjamin franklin awards peace foreword indies interfaith eastern and western philosophy manners japan culture kimba the white lion the fourth string Olympics journal book club japan memoir neil gaiman studio ghibli japan etiquette the asian review of books japanese books in english 2020 Olympics illustration japan book review osamau tezuka Second World War damian flanagan journal' monks wife anne prescott announcement Basho's Narrow Road podcast japanese history suicide alan moore forty seven ronin the hidden writer gallery awa do it right and be polite namethetranslator japanese drunk living in japan classic literature osamu dazai book review tk nakagaki frederik schodt sensei and me book tour ibpa publishing university shamisen performance osaka ritual japanese travel japanese manners sharing a house with the never ending man the japan society literary prize poet suehiro maruo association of jewish libraries behavior Korea kansuke naka writing fantasy literature holocaust visitor book publicity politics and prose jun hazuki comics finalist janet pocorbba diymfa steve alpert american shamisen graphic novels Chinese history yukio mishima matcha Chiune Sugihara state of belief budhist swastika the millions nara kinokuniya event kyoto guidebook oh tama japan behavior non-fiction welton gaddy monks wife gaijin the silver spoon sean michael wilsonl akiko shimojima bowing in japan diary janet pocrobba monk new release the fourth string a memoir of sensei and me best behavior in japan johnny depp my year of dirt and water author event memior the buddhist swastika hitlers cross china where igo china guide manga biography japanese etiquette Christianity china history publishing 4k japan travel guide rachel manley keanu reeves japanese business a memoir traditional japanese instrumenet william f sibley monk wife international book award japan vacation memoir writing trip History traditional japanese music henry kiyama a memoir of sensei and me drinking in japan bushido haibun Nikolas Bunton reviews huffpost memoir in japan koto juddhism Asian Studies nashville scene frederik green dirt and water tricycle magazine bookseller Children's Literature swastika mieko kanai hiroaki sato World War Two stone bridge press buddhist priest awards journal of a zen monks wife in japan traditional japanese instrument traditional education about asia takuma sminkey japan food in the woods of memory photography internment Interview Ukiyo-e ningen shikkaku Alexandra Johnson eugene smith no longer human minamata tea garden japan ravel book signing japanese Art/Design gratitude in japan stone bridge cafe expat in japan machiya restaurant the inland sea 1960s Korea year of zen book reviews books jungle emperor otakuusa Spirituality japanese bath Culture buddhist swastika japanese customs travel literature china book the lion king Chinese Astrology journal of a zen monk asia miswest book review lions roar the japan times japanese people forty seven samurai tracy franz japan visitor leonard koren xu xu catcher in the rye travel etiquette astrology center of east asian studies japanese to english paul mccarthy diy mfa hitler a mejiro novel japan books larry herzberg gaijinpot expert travel to japan blurb IBPA simba why we write podcast chinese kyoto 1960's Japan japanese instruments ex pat literature Christianity in Japan book reading literature manji zen monk wife Year of the Dog Language travel manners dazai japan custom society kyodo news book award eco tragedy amys guide to bes tbehavior in japan expat giajin will eisner learning instruments in japan donald richie author hitler symbol The Colorado Review student teacher doris bargen hooked cross UCLA foreword indies award shamisen purification machiya restaurant guide frank beyer zen monk in japan symbol performance Translation japanese classic Anime/Manga/Comics eli lieberman author talk kyoto travel summer vacation china What You Don’t Know, What You Need to Know— A Past & Present Guide to History, Culture, Society, Language university of chicago bookstore japanese instrument jing liu WWII fiction book China eating in japan shun medoruma hong kong buddhist Poetry kyoto journal evil lesley university alan brill danica davidson hate pottery Children's Books china travel tourist brad hawley ripe mangoes
RSS