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  • A Lateral Viewby Donald Richie

    Stone Bridge Press 1998; US$ 16.99

    A revealing look at the Japanese through the window of their contemporary culture. more...

  • A Tractate on Japanese Aestheticsby Donald Richie

    Stone Bridge Press 2007; US$ 9.99

    Sure to be a classic, Donald Richie's concise, profound insights into the mysteries of Japanese more...

  • Tokyoby Donald Richie

    Reaktion Books 1999; US$ 25.00

    Donald Richie takes the reader on a revealing tour of the different districts of Japan's capital city. Starting from the original centre of Tokyo ? the Imperial Palace ? Richie branches outwards, taking in other areas such as Yoshiwara, the original red-light district, and Ginza, the world-famous shipping street. The author has kept a diary for the... more...

  • Memoirs of the Warrior Kumagaiby Donald Richie

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 8.99

    A tour de force combining a commanding mastery of historical fact and detail, a comprehensive understanding of the human spirit, and a poetic quality of expression that transforms the hearts of all those it touches.? The Japan Foundation Newsletter Kumagai Naozane was a Japanese warrior famous for having taken the head of the young and handsome samurai... more...

  • Viewed Sidewaysby Donald Richie

    Stone Bridge Press 2011; US$ 16.99

    In this new collection, Richie once again demonstrates his mastery of the essay and his deep knowledge about Japan. more...

  • Japanese Portraitsby Donald Richie

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 15.99

    The private collections of longtime Japan resident and expert on modern Japanese culture Donald Richie capture the personalities of certain Japanese peoplesome famous, some unknownwith insight and humor. This extraordinary collection of individual portraits is perhaps the first book about the Japanese to view them entirely unhindered by the various... more...

  • The Temples of Kyotoby Donald Richie

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 24.99

    The Temples of Kyoto takes you on a journey through these environs and presents twenty-one of these marvelous structures that are unique creations which, while quintessentially Japanese, somehow speak a universal language readily appreciated by people the world over. Donald Richie, called by Time magazine, "the dean of art critics in Japan,"... more...

  • Tokyo Megacityby Donald Richie

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 34.99

    This photographic Tokyo travel guide explores the dynamic Japanese culture, art and architecture that make Tokyo a world-class city. This extraordinary book explores Tokyo through 250 revealing photographs by well-known photographer Ben Simmons and over 30 essays by famed author Donald Richie. Their love of the city, their sense of its history,... more...

  • This Scorching Earthby Donald Richie

    Tuttle Publishing 1968; US$ 6.99

    This historical novel is set in post-WWII Japan. The Allied Occupation of Japan was more than an amazing military operation: it also created one of the most singular civilizations of modern history. It was made up of some of America's best minds and some of its worst, of some genuine idealists and some who simply "never had it so good," of women... more...

  • The Broken Bridgeby Suzanne Kamata; Donald Richie

    Stone Bridge Press 1998; US$ 18.99

    Absorbing fiction from Outsiders in a land that does not absorb foreigners easily. more...