Books tagged: japan

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Botchan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,500. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Ray Ontko. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
The classic novel by Natsume Soseki in a revitalizing new translation. When our hero takes a teaching job in the sticks, he assumes it will be all delicious dango, baths at the local onsen, and some light teaching. Soon he is entangled in the webs of various schemers. He must literally fight his way back to Tokyo if he wants to survive to see his adoptive mother again!
Neon Pilgrim
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 90,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Aduki Independent Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Seriously unfit & unmotivated, Lisa Dempster is an unlikely candidate for a gruelling outdoor adventure. When her life needs a shake-up, she decides the only thing for it is to hike the henro michi, a 1200 kilometre Buddhist pilgrimage through the mountains of Japan. Lisa’s journey from overweight dole bludger to intrepid explorer is a witty & fascinating insight into Japan’s famed pilgrimage
El Zen del Kaizen
You set the price! Words: 7,380. Language: Spanish. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
¿Cúal es el la cultura detrás del éxito de Toyota? ¿En que consite su famoso sitema de producción? ¿Porqué falla fuera de Japón? A través de su experiencia personal Jose Berengueres explica de primera mano cómo Toyota hace Kaizen. Esta mini guía de bolsillo explica siete maneras para iniciar actividades de mejora contínua en su empresa.
Japan's New Local Industry Creation: Joint Entrepreneurship, Inter-organizational Collaboration, and Regional Regeneration
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010 by Alternative Views Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
This ground-breaking book explores the timely topic of how public and private business cooperation can solve complex social problems such as depopulation, derelict town centers, and decline of existing industries. Japan’s New Local Industry Creation is essential reading for any governmental or corporate executive facing the daunting challenges of managing public/private projects.
Among the Wasps Silence: Twelve Dozen Haiku by a Portuguese Bum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Among The Wasps Silence is the first haiku collection by Eduardo Ribeiro. Here are gathered, within Zen threads, twelve dozen haiku of classic inspiration in homage to a tradition ranging from Basho to Santoka. However, haiku, as poetry, as Zen, are alive so don´t be surprised to find cars and plastic amidst flowers and cuckoos or a, sometimes dark, sense of humour twisting nature contemplation.
From Brunei and Beyond: The Gaijin Girl's Guide to Asian Cuisine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Chinese
Designed as a guidebook to Asian Cuisine, From Brunei and Beyond takes readers through a tour of east and southeast Asia - provided a handy introduction to each country's vocabulary and signature dishes.
この恋が叶うなら心臓を捧げてもいいのに 〔詩篇〕
Price: Free! Words: 120. Language: Japanese. Published: May 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
禁忌の恋の短編詩集(十編)です。
そのひと、そのひとの娘、そしてぼく
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: Japanese. Published: May 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
好きだったのは、そのひとの娘だったかも知れない。 愛していたのは、そのひとかも知れない。 そんなぼくがここにいる。
Hiragana Study Book
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Some of the Hiragana Study Book's key features include detailed and easy to follow instructions on reading and writing hiragana (such as proper stroke order and pronunciation), a comprehensive set of character charts, and useful example vocabulary words that incorporate the target characters. This book by IE Institute gives you everything you need to master hiragana in one convenient package!
Endless Good Time
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: Japanese. Published: May 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
きみは確かにそこにいた。そして、今もここにいる。