SBP Blog

The Japan Times reviews 'My Year of Dirt and Water'

Michael Palmer - Monday, October 01, 2018

We are thrilled to share that The Japan Times has published their favorable review of Tracy Franz's new memoir My Year of Dirt and Water: Journal of a Zen Monk's Wife in Japan  Read More


Politics and Prose Bookstore reviews Tracy Franz's 'My Year of Dirt and Water

Michael Palmer - Thursday, September 27, 2018

We're delighted to share that celebrated Washington D.C. bookstore Politics and Prose has written a review of Tracy Franz's new memoir My Year of Dirt and Water: Journal of a Zen Monk's Wife in Japan  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

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