SBP Blog

Janet Pocorobba shamisen performance and book reading at The Japan Society New York

Michael Palmer - Thursday, January 31, 2019

Janet Pocorobba, author of The Fourth String: A Memoir of Sensei and Me will be doing a special shamisen performance and reading from her upcoming memoir at The Japan Society in New York March 19th.  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

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

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