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  • A Daughter of the Samuraiby Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto

    Tuttle Publishing 1990; US$ 8.99

    A Daughter of the Samurai tells the true story of a samurai's daughter, brought up in the strict traditions of feudal Japan, who was sent to America to meet her future husband. An engrossing, haunting tale that gives us insight into an almost forgotten age. Madam Sugimoto was born in Japan, not in the sunny southern part of the country which has... more...

  • The Nine-Eyed Agateby Heather Stoddard; Jangbu

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 84.99

    The Nine-Eyed Agate is an overview of poetry and prose written between 1984 and 2002 by one of Tibet's most well known contemporary authors and intellectuals, Jangbu. Illustrated by his original sketches and covering a broad spectrum, the author evokes nomadic life, love and betrayal, social upheaval, political satire and mystical revelation. Experimenting... more...

  • Zhiqingby Kang Xuepei Kang

    Texas Review Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Zhiqing: Stories from China?s Special Generation presents the recollections of fourteen men and women who were ?sent down? to the countryside during China?s Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966?1976). Teenagers or young adults at the time, the authors left school to heed Mao?s call for China?s ?educated youth? (zhiqing) to go to the poorest... more...

  • Katsuno's Revenge and Other Tales of the Samuraiby Asataro Miyamori

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    These eight compelling stories offer valuable insights into Japanese culture. Recounted by a distinguished scholar, they feature scenes from samurai life that embody the concept of Bushido, the "way of the warrior." Their portrayals of loyalty, romance, passion, and heroism offer a true reflection of the values of the Japanese knighthood. Largely... more...

  • Mrs. Spring Fragranceby Sui Sin Far

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 5.99

    These remarkable tales rank among the first works of fiction published by a Chinese-American author. The daughter of an English shipping merchant and his Chinese wife, Edith Maude Eaton grew up in Canada and settled in the United States. She pursued a career in journalism under the pen name Sui Sin Far. A mixed-heritage woman in a culture rife with... more...

  • Prescriptions for Saving Chinaby Julie Wei

    Hoover Institution Press 1994; US$ 8.99

    In this book, more than forty selected writings from Sun Yat-Sen, the father of modern China, have been translated into English for the first time. Ranging from early speeches to a graduation address delivered a year before his death, these translations illustrate the depth and breadth of Sun's philosophy and chronicle the development and refinement... more...

  • The Poetry of Du Fuby Stephen Owen; Ding Xiang Warner; Paul Kroll

    De Gruyter 2016; Not Available

    This six volume work is the first complete translation of the poetry of Du Fu, the greatest poet in the Chinese tradition. The entirety of Du Fu?s works provides a more nuanced portrait of the author than the standard selections. It gives testimony to the great rebellion of 755, but also poems on building a chicken coop and repairing bamboo... more...

  • Slow Boat to China and Other Storiesby Kim Chew Ng; Carlos Rojas

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    "Dream and Swine and Aurora,? Deep in the Rubber Forest,? Fish Bones,? Allah?s Will,? Monkey Butts, Fire, and Dangerous Things?Ng Kim Chew?s stories are raw, rural, and rich with the traditions of his native Malaysia. They are also full of humor and spirit, demonstrating a deep appreciation for human ingenuity in the face of poverty, oppression, and... more...

  • Singathologyby Gwee Li Sui

    Marshall Cavendish 2016; US$ 27.99

    Singathology: 50 New Works by Celebrated Singaporean Writers is a stunning collection of original Singapore literature. The first of its kind, this two-volume anthology comprises 50 specially commissioned new works from past winners of the prestigious Cultural Medallion or Young Artist Award. Conceived as a celebration of Singapore literature to launch... more...

  • Autumn Wind and Other Storiesby Lane Dunlop

    Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 9.99

    "Lane Dunlop's translations read elegantly, and his selection of modern Japanese Stories is both fresh and persuasive." Donald Keene, Japanese scholar, historian, teacher, writer and translator of Japanese literature. The fourteen distinct voices of this collection tell fourteen very different stories spanning sixty years of twentieth-century Japanese... more...