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THE WALL: MAJOR CHARACTERS

Heroes and villains, politicians and spies, academics and soldiers, geeks and mercenaries, tyrants and democrats, lawbreakers and law enforcers populate the pages of Ted Takashima’s international thriller, The Wall. Jadon Green A former US Army captain and commander of the American troops guarding the wall at the US–Mexico border. Blamed for the Tragedy at The Wall—the slaughter of refugees from ... Read More »

THE WALL

The Refugees’ Path to a New Republic By Ted Takashima ON SALE NOW! Enjoy the powerful redemption story with the ultimate solution for the world refugee crisis. Captain Jadon Green has been labeled the Border Butcher after a terrible tragedy between the US military and illegal immigrants forcing their entrance into the United States of America at the Mexico border ... Read More »

Talk and Book Signing by misaki matsui: Tokyo Mindscapes

Come meet photographer and film director, misaki matsui, as she talks about her first book, Tokyo Mindscapes: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, while presenting her gorgeous and fascinating photos of Tokyo and nearby suburban cities. This is a rare opportunity to learn about the places Tokyoites treasure during every season in their daily lives from the ... Read More »

TATSUYA MIYANISHI KINOKUNIYA TOUR!

DINOSAURS AND LOVE: TATSUYA MIYANISHI’S FIRST APPEARANCE IN US Tatsuya Miyanishi, acclaimed Japanese author and illustrator visited the US for the first time in October 2017. Miyanishi is the creator of the Tyrannosaurus children’s books, a bestselling series of 13 titles with international sales in excess of 2 million copies. Since 2015 four of the books have been published in ... Read More »

Gon, the Little Fox named 2016 USBBY Outstanding International Book

Gon, the Little Fox (written by Nankichi Niimi, illustrated by Genjirou Mita, translated by Mariko Shii Gharbi) has been selected for the 2016 USBBY Outstanding International Books honor list. Gon makes the list for Grades 3-5 along with 8 other outstanding books. The list has been compiled for more than a decade by the United States Board on Books for ... Read More »

99% THANK YOU: Things Even ALS Can’t Take Away

At the age of 30, Hiro’s life suddenly fell apart. Three years after the diagnosis, this strategic planner from a global advertising agency can now only move his left index finger and his face, yet he manages to express his thoughts and emotions on life before and after ALS…and about his hope. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis also known as Lou ... Read More »

Tea Ceremony Etiquette

Japanese-beloved historic hero, Oda Nobunaga initiated the unification of Japan under the shogunate, the militaristic dictatorship, during the late 16th century. During this time, Nobunaga’s tea master, Sen no Rikyu, established the Japanese tea ceremony, which the shoguns used to talk politics and to display their wealth and power. Today, it is most often used to show hospitality to guests, ... Read More »

The Private Passions of Claude Monet

Claude Monet was born in Paris, on November 14, 1840. Today his name is synonymous with Impressionism, but there was more to the artist than his love of painting light. It is well known that Monet loved to garden, as anyone who has ever been to his home in Giverny can attest. The quaint, pink-and-green country home—where he moved in ... Read More »

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