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Be More Japan

Be More Japan

Be More Japan is a “bible” of all things Japanese – from the country’s fascinating, ancient traditions to its unique and influential modern culture. Blending both travel information and cultural insights into a single book, Be More Japan helps you understand and experience the best of Japan, both at home and abroad.

Loving the Machine

Loving the Machine

What can account for Japan’s unique relationship with robots as potential colleagues in life, rather than as potential adversaries? Loving the Machine attempts to answer this fundamental query by looking at Japan’s historical connections with robots, its present fascination and leading technologies, and what the future holds.

Moving Beyond the Page

Moving Beyond the Page features 40 classic and contemporary selections by Canadian and international writers. Loving the Machine is excerpted in this Oxford University Press anthology along with works by Oscar Wilde, George Orwell, Martin Luther King, Jr., Leo Tolstoy, Stephen King, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Lonely Planet Japan

Japan is truly timeless, a place where ancient traditions are fused with modern life as if it were the most natural thing in the world. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Japan, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice. Lonely Planet Japan Country Guide is your your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.