2019 Series Lineup

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  • Heritage Culture and Business, Kyoto Style
  • Every Day a Good Day
  • The Building of Horyu-ji
  • The Burden of the Past
  • Bushido and the Art of Living
  • Contemporary Japanese Architects
  • Designing Japan
  • Edo Japan Encounters the World
  • The Entrepreneur Who Built Modern Japan
  • Essays on the History of Scientific Thought in Modern Japan
  • Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan
  • The Territory of Japan
  • The Story of Japan's Ohmi Merchants
  • The Music of Color
  • The Book of Urushi
  • The Art of Emptiness
  • The Lure of Pokémon
  • The Japanese Linguistic Landscape
  • The Remarkable History of Japan-US Relations
  • Toward the Meiji Revolution
  • Security Politics in Japan
  • Friendship across the Seas
  • Understanding History in Asia
  • What Is Japanese Cinema?
  • Pilgrimages in the Secular Age

Downloadable Contents

Distribution for Europe, Russia, and the Middle East [Autumn 2019 catalog]

For the regions of Europe, Russia, and the Middle East we are now working with John Rule Art Book Distribution and Marston Book Services. John Rule is based in London, UK and offers professional, personal services that you can only get with a small company.

Translator Eleanor Goldsmith Interview

An interview with Eleanor Goldsmith, translator of Every Day a Good Day, was featured on the website of British author Patrick Sherriff. The interview covers how she came to be involved with Japanese tea culture and the backstory behind her translation of Every Day a Good Day.

Japanese Lacquerware Exhibition in London (July 11-September 21)

In conjunction with the Japanese lacquerware exhibition "A Secret Beauty: The Spirit of Japanese Makie" featuring works by contemporary artist Koyanagi Tanekuni, copies of the JAPAN LIBRARY title The Book of Urushi will be available for purchase at the bookstore located in the venue along with many other titles focused on Japanese art.


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