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- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
The novella Romaji Diary represents the first instance of a Japanese writer using romaji (roman script) to tell stories in a way that could not betold in kana or kanji. Sad Toys is a collection of 194 Tanka, the traditional 31- syllable poems that are evocative of Japan's misty past and its tentative steps into the wider world. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 12.95
The Hunting Gun , set in the period immediately after the Second World War, is the story of a tragic love affair and its psychological impact - not only on the lovers themselves but on all those close to them. The narrative is related from three points of view: Saiko, the guilt-ridden mistress; Shoko, her pathetic, disillusioned daughter; and Midori,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
Written in 1913, this modern classic was the source for the highly acclaimed film, The Mistress In The Wild Geese , prominent Japanese novelist Ogai Mori offers a poignant story of unfulfilled love, set against the background of the dizzying social change accompanying the fall of the Meiji regime. The young heroine, Otama, is forced by poverty... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
Ogai Mori (1862 ? 922) was already a major literary figure by the time Vita Sexualis was published, having produced more than twelve major works?including an anthology of French, German, and English poems he had translated. He founded the Japanese literary magazine Subaru (The Pleiades) and was a frequent contributor, as well. Having graduated... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2005; US$ 17.95
Legendary Japanese novelist Soseki Natsume dissects the human personality in all its complexity in this unforgettable narrative. Keitaro, a recent college graduate, lives a life intertwined with several other characters, each carrying their own emotional baggage. Romantic, practical, and philosophical themes enable Soseki to explore the very meaning... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
The two novelettes by contemporary writer Taijun Takeda that are contained in this book were chosen for their overall excellence to be included in our current Library of Japanese Literature series. Both stories are relatively modern, one dealing with an incident of cannibalism in Hokkaido during World War II and the other about the Japanese who lived... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 18.95
Setouchi was eminently qualified to write this historical novel on women's liberation in Japan, which had its roots in sexual politics, socialism, and anarchism, movements in decline following the famous massacre after the Great Kanto Earthquake that devastated Tokyo and neighboring prefectures on September 1, 1923. Among those put to death in the... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 21.99
Over the course of the last four decades, Robert Cialdini's work has helped spark an intellectual revolution in which social psychological ideas have become increasingly influential. The concepts presented in his book, Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, have spread well beyond the geographic boundaries of North America and beyond the field... more...