SBP Blog

Japan Visitor recommends 'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan'

Michael Palmer - Sunday, June 09, 2019

"You are headed to Japan for the first time and you've heard Japanese are very courteous and that good manners are very important in their country...  Read More

Foreword Indies Award lists 'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior' as finalist

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Congratulations to Amy Chavez  for making the Foreword Reviews Foreword Indies finalist list for her book Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan!  Read More

Like our blog? Please share it!


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

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