Events, JST Video

Livre Paris 2018

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I keep opening my posts with an apology: I am so sorry I didn’t write for so long! That’s true, I have been so busy with my bookstore and other side projects that I lost track of the last time I actually set down to write… so, again, so sorry! Today, I am back with a brief sum-up of the Paris Book Fair, “Livre Paris”, who took place from March 16th to 19th (today). I couldn’t resist, so I went to take a look!

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Celebrating New year in Japan
Anthropology, Culture tips, Field Journal

Celebrating the New Year in Japan

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Hi everyone, it’s been a little while since the last we spoke, but my new project (the Japanese bookstore), is taking my whole time, and I still need to get used to it! So, I was willing to write a brief post about new year in Japan, and how I celebrated it when I was there a few years ago BUT the end of 2017 came and the 2018 arrived and I couldn’t find the time to write… so here I am today, with the excuse that well, we can also consider the chinese year and in this case I am perfectly on time!

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Anthropology, Culture tips, JS Readings, JST Video

#5 non-fiction books about Japan | JST Readings

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You all know by now how much I love books. They are some kind of fetish to me, I need to buy them, smell then and consume them. A few months ago I talked about the #5 books that made me fall in love with Japan, and they all were narrative and literature books. Today, I want to propose you some non-fiction books to better understand Japanese culture and its more recent developments.

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