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  • The Phone Box at the Edge of the World

    The most moving, unforgettable book of 2021, inspired by true events

    Translated by Lucy Rand ...
    '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

  • Fault Lines

    Shortlisted for the 2021 Costa First Novel Award

    by Emily Itami ...
    'The perfect marriage of Sally Rooney and early Murakami' Kathy Wang, author of Impostor SyndromeMizuki is a Japanese housewife. She has a hardworking husband, two adorable children and a beautiful Tokyo apartment. It's everything a woman like her could want . . . isn't it?One rainy night, she meets Kiyoshi. In him, she rediscovers freedom, friendship, a voice, and the neon, electric pulse of the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • A Fool's Journey

    Walking Japan's Inland Route in Search of a Notion

    “I had been here before: I was going from being a mere ‘interpreter’ to being a ‘cultural interpreter.’ It was a dangerous path to tread.”Walking Japan's ancient inland route in search of a vague romantic notion, the author encounters a string of idiosyncratic characters, locals with a story to tell. Recording their stories, the author braids a travelogue deftly interwoven with his own experiences ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Vanished

    The "Evaporated People" of Japan in Stories and Photographs

    Translated by Brian Phalen ...
    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 $1.99 AUD

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

    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

    $11.76 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    Now a hit HBO Max TV series starring Ansel Elgort, Ken Watanabe & Rachel KellerFrom 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 … ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Angry White Pyjamas

    A brilliant and captivating insight into the bizarre nature of contemporary Japan.Adrift in Tokyo, teaching giggling Japanese highschool girls how to pronounce Tennyson correctly, Robert Twigger came to a revelation about himself: he'd never been fit. In a bid to escape the cockroach infestation and sweaty squalor of a cramped apartment in Fuji Heights, Twigger sets out to cleanse his body and his ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Zen: The Art of Simple Living

    Be more Zen in 2022 with this little book of 100 tips and activities to soothe the soul'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 Telegraph________Zen 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 - ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • First Steps to Mastering Japanese

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

    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

  • 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

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

    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

    $11.76 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $14.99 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

  • 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

    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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • 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

    $11.76 AUD

  • Tremors - Travel Adventures in Post Earthquake Japan

    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

    $8.79 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • History of Japan

    Revised Edition

    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