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  • Zen: The Art of Simple Living

    by Shunmyo Masuno and 2 more

    'Brings the spirit of Zen Buddhism to everyday life . . . 100 snack-size Zen activities you can do daily to add more calm to your life' Daily TelegraphFind your Zen with this little book of 100 tips and activitiesZen is the perfect antidote to the stress and uncertainty of modern life . . .In clear, practical and easy to follow lessons - one a day for 100 days - renowned Buddhist monk Shunmyo ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Key to Midnight

    A gripping thriller of heart-stopping suspense

    by Dean Koontz

    The past can be a very dangerous place when it is locked into a nightmare...The Key to Midnight is a page-turning thriller from Dean Koontz that delves into the darkest of dreams. Perfect for fans of Stephen King and Harlan Coben.'Dean Koontz writes page-turners, middle-of-the-night-sneak-up-behind-you suspense thrillers. He touches our hearts and tingles our spines' - Washington Post Book ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Sushi and Beyond

    What the Japanese Know About Cooking

    by Michael Booth

    ‘His account of their “foodie family road trip” establishes Booth as the next Bill Bryson.’ New York TimesJapan is the pre-eminent food nation on earth. The creativity of the Japanese, their dedication and ingenuity, not to mention courage in the face of dishes such as cod sperm and octopus ice cream, is only now beginning to be fully appreciated in the sushi-saturated West, as are the remarkable ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Japan Travel Guide - Tiki Travel

    by Tiki Travel

    Japan Travel Guide - Tiki Travel The Tiki Travel guides use the text from WikiTravel.org, a complete and reliable worldwide travel guide written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe. An active table of contents enables users to jump directly to the section selected. Table of contents: - Tiki Travel Guide Books - Copyright - Japan - Understand - Regions - Cities - Get in - Talk - ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Wabi Sabi

    Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

    by Beth Kempton

    'A truly transformative read' Sunday Times STYLE'More than ever, we need books like this' Jessica Seaton, Co-Founder of Toast and author of Gather, Cook, FeastA whole new way of looking at the world - and your life - inspired by centuries-old Japanese wisdom.Wabi sabi ("wah-bi sah-bi") is a captivating concept from Japanese aesthetics, which helps us to see beauty in imperfection, apprecia... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Phone Box at the Edge of the World

    A moving story of grief, love and hope for fans of The Beekeeper of Aleppo

    by Laura Imai Messina and 1 more

    'Absolutely breathtaking' Christy Lefteri, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo.We all have something to tell those we have lost . . .On a windy hill in Japan, in a garden overlooking the sea stands a disused phone box. For years, people have travelled to visit the phone box, to pick up the receiver and speak into the wind: to pass their messages to loved ones no longer with ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • Travel Tokyo, Japan: Illustrated Guide, Phrasebook, And Maps. (Mobi Travel)

    by MobileReference

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Kyoto (Japan) Travel Guide - Tiki Travel

    by Tiki Travel

    Kyoto (Japan) Travel Guide - Tiki TravelThe Tiki Travel guides use the text from WikiTravel.org, a complete and reliable worldwide travel guide written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe.An active table of contents enables users to jump directly to the section selected.Table of contents:- Tiki Travel Guide Books- Copyright- Kyoto- Districts- Understand- Get in- Get around- See- Do- ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Tokyo (Japan) Travel Guide - Tiki Travel

    by Tiki Travel

    Tokyo (Japan) Travel Guide - Tiki TravelThe Tiki Travel guides use the text from WikiTravel.org, a complete and reliable worldwide travel guide written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe.An active table of contents enables users to jump directly to the section selected.Table of contents:- Tiki Travel Guide Books- Copyright- Tokyo- Districts- Understand- Get in- Get around- Talk- ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Tokyo Vice

    a Western reporter on the police beat in Japan

    by Jake Adelstein

    From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police Press Club, here is a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up.At the age of 19, Jake Adelstein went to Japan in search of peace and tranquillity. What he got was a life of crime … crime reporting, that is, at the prestigious Yomiuri Shimbun. For twelve years ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Tokyo Shopping Guide - 2017 Edition

    Cute and creative shops, cafes and places of interest in and around Tokyo

    by Marceline Smith

    Heading to Tokyo? This kawaii guide book will help you plan your trip, with a focus on the best cute, crafty and creative places to visit. Illustrator, blogger and Japanophile Marceline Smith has visited Japan four times and shares her favourite shops, cafes, sights and tips in this handy guide.Packed full of information and photos, it includes area guides to Harajuku, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro ... Read more

    $5.39 AUD

  • The Vanished

    The "Evaporated People" of Japan in Stories and Photographs

    by Léna Mauger and 2 more

    Every year, nearly one hundred thousand Japanese vanish without a trace. Known as the johatsu, or the evaporated,” they are often driven by shame and hopelessness, leaving behind lost jobs, disappointed families, and mounting debts. In The Vanished, journalist Léna Mauger and photographer Stéphane Remael uncover the human faces behind the phenomenon through reportage, photographs, and interviews ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • First Steps to Mastering Japanese

    Japanese Hiragana & Katagana for Beginners Learn Japanese for Beginner Students + Phrasebook

    by Yokahama English Japanese Language & Teachers Club

    こんにちは!Welcome!If you are just beginning to learn the Japanese language, knowing a few basic grammar rules will prove to be useful.However, Japanese is not difficult. The biggest obstacle is probably the writing system and this book will help you narrow it down.This book, written for the Japanese beginner student, explains the basics and how Hiragana, Katagana, Kanji, and Japanese grammar in ... Read more

    Free

  • Travel Hong Kong: Illustrated Guide, Phrasebook And Maps (Mobi Travel)

    by MobileReference

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Lost Japan

    by Alex Kerr

    An enchanting and fascinating insight into Japanese landscape, culture, history and future.Originally written in Japanese, this passionate, vividly personal book draws on the author's experiences in Japan over thirty years. Alex Kerr brings to life the ritualized world of Kabuki, retraces his initiation into Tokyo's boardrooms during the heady Bubble Years, and tells the story of the hidden valley ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Gaijin's Guide to Japan: An alternative look at Japanese life, history and culture

    by Ben Stevens

    An alternative look at Japanese life, history and cultureYour Rough Guide or Lonely Planet book can tell who where to stay or what to see, but how do you really get under the skin of Japan? In this book Ben Stevens explores the serious and the frivolous, the history and the obsessions of a fascinating nation.Taking an A-Z walk through Japanese culture, A Gaijin's Guide To Japan looks at everything ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Meaning of Rice

    And Other Tales from the Belly of Japan

    by Michael Booth

    **Shortlisted for the 2017 André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards****Shortlisted for the 2018 Fortnum & Mason Food Book Award**'The next Bill Bryson.’ New York TimesFood and travel writer Michael Booth and his family embark on an epic journey the length of Japan to explore its dazzling food culture. They find a country much altered since their previous visit ten years earlier (which resulted in ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Blue Eyed Samurai: 1000 days in the Young Lions Dormitory

    by Nicholas Pettas

    The last uchi deshi (live-in student) of Sosai Oyama Masutatsu, Nicholas Pettas, takes you along on his adventure as an eager, 18-year-old boy going from Copenhagen, Denmark to the other side of the globe. Here, in Tokyo, Japan, he doesn't just find himself in another country, but in a different world altogether.The rigorous life of an uchi deshi is filled with drama and the struggle to survive. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • A Beginner's Guide to Japan

    Observations and Provocations

    by Pico Iyer

    Winner of the Edward Stanford Travel Memoir of the Year 2020How does a sushi bar explain a Japanese poem?Why do Japanese couples plan matching outfits for their honeymoon?Why are so many things in Japan the opposite of what we expect?After thirty-two years in Japan, Pico Iyer knows the country as few others can. In A Beginner's Guide to Japan, he dashes from baseball games to love-hotels and from ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • A Traveller&Amp;Apos;S History Of Japan

    by Richard Tames

    <I>A Traveller’s History of Japan</I> not only offers the reader a chronological outline of the nation’s development but also provides an invaluable introduction to its language, literature and arts, from kabuki to karaoke. This clearly written history explains how a country embedded in the traditions of Shinto, Shoguns and Samurai has achieved stupendous economic growth ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Tremors - Travel Adventures in Post Earthquake Japan

    by Paul Broadhead

    The day before Paul Broadhead was due to travel to Japan for the first time, an earthquake and tsunami rocked the North East coast of the country, killing thousands and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Undeterred, he flew out for a three week trip through a country coming to terms with devastating loss. Tremors is a personal account - sometimes funny, occasionally sad, but always eye ... Read more

    $9.20 AUD

  • Autumn Light

    Japan's Season of Fire and Farewells

    by Pico Iyer

    We cherish things, Japan has always known, precisely because they cannot last; it's their frailty that adds sweetness to their beauty.Returning to his home in Japan after his father-in-law's sudden death, Pico Iyer soon picks up the steadying patterns of his everyday rites: going to the post office in the day and engaging in spirited games of ping-pong in the evenings. But in a country whose ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • History of Japan

    Revised Edition

    by Richard Mason and 1 more

    A classic of Japanese history, this book is the preeminent work on the history of Japan.Newly revised and updated, A History of Japan is a single-volume, complete history of the nation of Japan. Starting in ancient Japan during its early pre-history period A History of Japan covers every important aspect of history and culture through feudal Japan to the post-cold War period and collapse of the ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Kyushu, Japan Travel Guide (including Fukuoka & Nagasaki)

    by Teresa Maxwell

    (Approx 85 Pages) Our illustrated travel guide features the best information from an experienced traveler as well as other local resources. It's just what you need to help you to plan your trip in advance and to accompany you on-the-ground. Finding Internet access when traveling can be a problem so carry your mobile guidebook in the palm of your hand. We include a fully linked Table of Contents to ... Read more

    $4.49 AUD