Blogs in February 2024

The Library of Heartbeats 10th February 2024

On the peaceful Japanese island of Teshima there is a library of heartbeats, a place where the heartbeats of visitors from all around the world are collected. In this small, isolated building, the heartbeats of people who are still...

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The Inland Sea 24th June 2014

“Earns its place on the very short shelf of books on Japan that are of permanent value.”-Times Literary Supplement. “Richie is a stupendous travel writer; the book shines with bright witticisms, deft characterizations of fisherfolk, merchants, monks and wistful...

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