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'How to Take a Japanese Bath' new edition

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Since its first publication in 1992, How to Take a Japanese Bath by Leonard Koren, with illustrations by Suehiro Maruo has become a curious classic, taking a simple (yet often incorrectly performed) activity and depicting it with a graphic, manga-style edge. Read More


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