I decided to write up a detailed report of a recent problem I had with publishing an e-book using KDP that ended up delaying the release around a week
Recently I published my first paperback book through Amazon’s KDP. In this article I go over what went well and what didn’t. If you are considering publishing through KDP I highly recommend checking this out.
I’m proud to announce Arigatai Book’s first paperback release: a collection of stories by Hayashi Fumiko, now available for purchase on Amazon.
I’m very happy to announce I’ve formally established “Arigatai Books”, a publisher focused on Japanese literature and other related material. In this post I’ll go over some of my reasons to create a publisher and introduce our new website.
I’m really happy to announce that several of my translations of Juza Unno’s stories (classic Japanese SF) have been translated into Portuguese, now available in both paper and E-book format.
I posed a series of questions to Edward Lipsett, one of the founders of Kurodahan Press, a publisher that focuses on new translations of Japanese literature as well as reprints of classic texts. We touched on a variety of topics, including learning Japanese, Japan’s culture, translation checking, and the daily activities of a publisher, so I think there’s a little something for everyone.
I’ve released an ebook of “The Masquerade Ball” in bilingual Japanese/English format. It’s written by Edogawa Rampo, master of classic Japanese mystery.
The other day I saw a reference to María Ortega García’s book “Weaving Words: The Alchemy of Languages” (amazon link) on Twitter somewhere, and both the title and book summary sounded really interesting, so I contacted the author. She was kind enough to send me a review copy of the paper version of this book,… Read More »
I’m proud to announce my next release of classic Japanese’s women’s literature: a collection of Hayashi Fumiko’s short stories titled “Days and Nights”.
In this post I take a look at what STJ has achieved as a blog in 2020, and what I have achieved as a publisher (including some statistics on both). I also talk about some plans and aspirations for 2021.