The Ultimate Samurai Guide traces the history of Samurais, their way of life all the way to today. Mr. Bennett is a martial artist & a Kansai U professor
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Denis Johnson was an award-winning American writer who is known for his novel Tree of Smoke as well as his short story collection Jesus’ Son.
Favorite book quotes from this week, including Colleen Morton Busch, Marilyn Johnson, William C. Remple, Keith Donohue,and Baroness Emmuska Orczy
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z – A – Abrams, Dan Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency (with David Fisher) – A mini-biography of the 16th President’s last big trial before running for high office Abnett, Dan Titans Vol. 3: A Judas Among Us (illustrated by Brett Booth) – A graphic novel seeing the team trying to infiltrate H.I.V.E. Abu-Jabar, Diana Fencing with the King by Diana Abu-Jaber – An American woman visiting, and discovering things about, her prominent Jordanian family in preparations for the King’s birthday celebration Abu-Rish, Wagih Replenishing the Sea of Galilee: A Family Saga across Ethnicity, Place, and Religion – A novel taking place in Palestine and the United States over several generation Adams, Mark Turn Right at Machu Picchu – A nonfiction travelogue/history/investigate report in which the author follows the footsteps of Hiram Bingham III. Adjapon, Bisi The Teller of Secrets – A coming of age novel about a Nigerian-Ghanian girl in the late 1960s, discovering feminism Afshar, Tessa Pearl in the Sand– Biblical fiction story of Rahab, one…
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn’t Help by Benjamin Wiker – A non-fiction meditation by the author about books which he believes are influential and popular but are actually full of bad ideas. 100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do (2019 Edition) by Joe Yogerst – A travel book published by National Geographic about the American National Parks. 100 Drives, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to Do, What to See (2020 Edition) by Joe Yogerst – A National Geographic book detailing 100 journeys through all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. The 100-Year-Old Who Climbed Out Through the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson – A fictional book which follows the adventures and mis-adventures of its centenarian protagonist in a hilarious romp through the 20th century. 108 Rock Star Guitars by Lisa S. Johnson – A book featuring photographs of guitars (and guitars only) of famous guitarists. The book took 17 years for Ms. Johnson…
Author Juhea Kim made a strong debut with her novel Beasts of a Little Land. The book is an epic story of love, friendship, war, and redemption.
The story takes place during the defining decades of 1917 to 1965. These are not only decades which defined Korea, but also the world as we know it
The Cat Who Saved Books by Sōsuke Natsukawa is a short fable, a feel-good story which was a nice read during this time of year
The book centers around the Korean diaspora in Japan. They are considered second class citizens, but do not see themselves as victims
Yasunari Kawabata (11 June, 1899 –16 April, 1972) was a Nobel Prize winning novelist from Japan. He was the first Japanese author to have been awarded the prize