SBP Blog

The Midwest Book Review of 'The Fourth String'

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, May 21, 2019

"Impressively well written with a distinctive narrative storytelling style, The Fourth String is an inherently fascinating, thoughtful, and compelling read."

Thanks to the Midwest Book Review for this fantastic assessment of Janet Pocorobba's new memoir, The Fourth String: A Memoir of Sensei and Me. Check out the book at the link below and read more of the new reviews from the biography section at the Midwest Book Review website. 

The Midwest Book Review website: http://www.midwestbookreview.com/wbw/may_19.htm#Biography
 

The Fourth String: A Memoir of Sensei and Me by Janet Pocorobba: https://www.stonebridge.com/catalog/the-fourth-string-a-memoir-of-sensei-and-me
 


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

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