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RETHINKING SORROW

By: Childs, Margaret H.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: University of Michigan, Cent: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000045617

ISBN: 0939512424

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

AOI ME, KUROI ME: BLUE EYED, BLACK EYED / NICUS COPEL

By: Copel, Nicus

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Hirai-Tai Books:

Seller ID: RWARE0000039094

ISBN: 4946492119

Condition: Very Good


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SELF-REFERENCE ENGINE

By: Enjoe, Toh

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Haikasoru: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000045910

ISBN: 1421549360

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Science, surrealism, number theory, and more dead Sigmund Freuds than you c an shake a stick at. This is not a novel. This is not a short story collection. This is Self-Reference ENGINE. Instructions for Use: Read chapters in order. Contemplate the dreams of twe nty-two dead Freuds. Note your position in spacetime at all times (and spac es). Keep an eye out for a talking bobby sock named Bobby Socks. Beware the star-man Alpha Centauri. Remember th... View more info

CANADA AND JAPAN IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

By: Miwa, Kimitada (Editor)

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000040498

ISBN: 0195408608

Condition: Very Good


This collection of essays is intended as a bridge between two countries sep arated by physical distance and linguistic barriers. The essays explore the growth of social, diplomatic, economic, political, and religious ties betw een Canada and Japan from the turn of the century to the present, with each topic addressed by at least two articles, one from each of the countries. View more info

TOKYO'S MYSTERY DEEPENS: ESSAYS ON TOKYO

By: Pronko, Michael

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Raked Gravel Press: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000042622

ISBN: 1942410077

Condition: Like New


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Is Tokyo unknowable? Mysterious? Confusing? Not in these essays! The biggest city in the world just became clearer! Writing about Tokyo for over 15 years, essayist and professor Michael Pronk o unlocks the doors to Tokyo life. These 48 essays reveal what's hidden beh ind the gleaming exteriors and unconcerned faces in the largest, most crowd ed city in the world. How to sweat politely, survive noise trucks and glance sideways are some of the many skills needed to live in Tokyo, bu... View more info

VIEW FROM THE CHUO LINE AND OTHER STORIES

By: Richie, Donald

Price: ¥15,000.00

Publisher: SARU Press: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000042061

ISBN: 096533046X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


View from the Chuo Line and Other Stories by Donald Richie Fiction. Asian Studies. In this collection of twenty-seven short stories Donald Richie has shown people set in their ways but caught off guard by life itself. The minimality of the form emphasizes that moment of truth which James Joyce called an epiphany--the revelation which he said was the only reason for writing, or reading stories. The people are almost all Japanese--and Richie is not. Yet, though the peculiarities of culture may form them, it is a common humanity which is his subject. If, as Henry James once said, a story consist... View more info

THE MASACADO SCROLLS VOLUME I.

By: Whipple, Charles T.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publ: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000025906

ISBN: 1481903594

Condition: Fine


~ Four action-filled stories of Japanese legends, quests, and fantasy in on e volume from award winning author Charles T. Whipple ~ The Fall of Awa The evil Toh, in a pact with Lord Yami, rampage into the Kantoh kingdoms of th e east. One by one, the kingdoms fall until only the tiny country of Awa re mains. Ryo, the child of Tsubomi, has the gift of reikan, which allows her to sense and see dark forces. She sees evil attacking Nokogiriyama castle a nd rushes to warn Lord Masaharu. Still, the castle falls, Masaharu commits hara-kiri, and Tsubomi and Ryo become slaves of the Funin outcasts. Yet... View more info

JUNGLE CROWS: A TOKYO EXPATRIATE ANTHOLOGY

By: Wright, Editor) Hillel (Author

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Printed Matter Press: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000032996

ISBN: 1933606126

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The voices of expatriates issue from the edges of existence, and in Tokyo, this means half-empty cars on wee-hour train commutes, sparse beaches in sw imming-pool sized parks, darkened cinemas at the peak of the morning rush-h our -- precious loci of intimacy in the world's most populas mega-city. ("A t night Tokyo expands," writes Jonathan Mack. "Air rushes in.") Some of the se writings move far beyond the city's perimeters to recount... View more info