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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


Gaijinpot's Great Summer Reads list includes two SBP books!

Michael Palmer - Monday, July 16, 2018

The lovely folks over at GaijinPot have included Tracy Franz's My Year of Dirt and Water and Amy Chavez's Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan on their great summer reads list! Read More


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