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!

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

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