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Related category: World - Asia
Related booklists: World Fiction - Japan, Hiroshima, Japan - Books for Children,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book My Brother
    My Brother's Husband - by Gengoroh Tagame

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349134574 | ISBN 10: 034913457x

    Yaichi is a work-at-home suburban dad in contemporary Tokyo; formerly married to Natsuki, father to their young daughter, Kana. Their lives suddenly change with the arrival at their doorstep of a hulking, affable Canadian named Mike Flanagan, who dec ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War by Susan Southard
    Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War - by Susan Southard

    £20.00   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780285643277 | ISBN 10: 0285643274

    "Politicians debating the nuclear deal with Iran would do well to spend some time with Southard’s ‘Nagasaki’. It does not tell us what to do. It only reminds us of the stakes."(Washington Post) On August 9th, 1945, the US dropped an atomic bomb on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lost Japan by Alex Kerr
    Lost Japan - by Alex Kerr

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141979748 | ISBN 10: 0141979747

    An enchanting and fascinating insight into Japanese landscape, culture, history and future.   Originally written in Japanese, this passionate, vividly personal book draws on the author's experiences in Japan over thirty years. Alex Kerr brings ... more

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  • Cover image of book Japanese Patterns: Creative Colouring for Grown-Ups by Various authors
    Japanese Patterns: Creative Colouring for Grown-Ups - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782434085 | ISBN 10: 1782434089

    Inspired by the traditions and seasonal festivals of Japan, the beautiful patterns in this book are sure to spark your inner creative.  With its stunning, elegant and simple designs, Japanese style comes from a rich cultural background and is in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Only Woman in the Room: A Memoir of Japan, Human Rights, and the Arts by Beate Sirota Gordon
    The Only Woman in the Room: A Memoir of Japan, Human Rights, and the Arts - by Beate Sirota Gordon

    £12.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780226132518 | ISBN 10: 022613251x

    In 1946, at age twenty-two, Beate Sirota Gordon helped to draft the new postwar Japanese Constitution. The Only Woman in the Room chronicles how a daughter of Russian Jews became the youngest woman to aid in the rushed, secret drafting of a constitut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nagasaki: The Massacre of the Innocent and the Unknowing by Craig Collie
    Nagasaki: The Massacre of the Innocent and the Unknowing - by Craig Collie

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846274428 | ISBN 10: 1846274427

    The events of a few days in August 1945 brought WWII to an end. They also destroyed the city of Nagasaki and killed 80,000 of its inhabitants, half of them instantly.   Craig Collie is the first person to interview elderly survivors and desce ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan by Ian Buruma
    Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan - by Ian Buruma

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781843549604 | ISBN 10: 1843549603

    In Wages of Guilt, Ian Buruma explores the duplicity of feeling towards World War II amongst the people of two very different participant countries: Germany and Japan.  In this highly original and now classic text, Ian Buruma explores and compares ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Japan Through the Looking Glass by Alan Macfarlane
    Japan Through the Looking Glass - by Alan Macfarlane

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781861979674 | ISBN 10: 1861979673

    This entertaining and endlessly surprising book takes us on an exploration into every aspect of Japanese society from the most public to the most intimate. A series of meticulous investigations gradually uncovers the multi-faceted nature of a country ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shockwave: The Countdown to Hiroshima by Stephen Walker
    Shockwave: The Countdown to Hiroshima - by Stephen Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780719566264 | ISBN 10: 0719566266

    6 August 1945, 9.15 a.m. Six miles above Hiroshima, the bombardier of the Enola Gay releases an atomic bomb into the freezing skies. Seconds later, the city is obliterated in a single, monumental blast of fire. The destruction is immediate and catast ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wrong About Japan by Peter Carey
    Wrong About Japan - by Peter Carey

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780571228706 | ISBN 10: 0571228704

    In 2003, twice Booker-winning author Peter Carey travelled to Japan, accompanied by his twelve-year-old son Charley, on a special kind of pilgrimage. In a stunning memoir-cum-travelogue Peter Carey charts this journey, inspired by Charley's passion f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Autobiography of a Geisha by Sayo Masuda
    Autobiography of a Geisha - by Sayo Masuda

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099462040 | ISBN 10: 0099462044

    The glamourous world of Kyoto's geisha is familiar to many readers, but Sayo Masuda's tale tells a different story. Masuda was a geisha at a rural hot-springs resort where the realities of sex for sale were unadorned by the trappings of wealth and po ... more

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