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10 books about Japan

Pick up one of these featured titles on Japan in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on Japan. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony (Revised and Expanded with New Topics) by Hector Garcia

Category: History

This book was published 2 years ago by Tuttle Publishing and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.

The Monocle Book of Japan by Tyler Brûlé

Category: General

This book was published last year by Thames & Hudson and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

Fodor's Essential Japan (Full-color Travel Guide) by Fodor's Travel Guides

Category: General

This book was published 2 years ago by Fodor's Travel and takes approximately 26.7 hours to read.

Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen by Abby Denson

Category: Nonfiction

This book was published 6 years ago by Tuttle Publishing and takes approximately 4.3 hours to read.

All About Japan: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids (All About...countries) by Willamarie Moore

Category: Asia

This book was published 4 years ago by Tuttle Publishing and takes approximately 2.1 hours to read.

Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) by Min Jin Lee

Category: Family Saga

This book was published 4 years ago by Grand Central Publishing and takes approximately 17.1 hours to read.

Japan - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture (114) by Culture Smart!

Category: Image & Etiquette

This book was published this year by Kuperard and takes approximately 6.7 hours to read.

My Awesome Japan Adventure: A Diary about the Best 4 Months Ever! by Rebecca Otowa

Category: Arts, Music & Photography

This book was published 8 years ago by Tuttle Publishing and takes approximately 1.6 hours to read.

Whiskey Master Class: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Scotch, Bourbon, Rye, and More by Lew Bryson

Category: Spirits

This book was published last year by Harvard Common Press and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

Japanese Short Stories for Beginners: 20 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Japanese & Grow Your Vocabulary the Fun Way! (Easy Japanese Stories) by Lingo Mastery

Category: Japanese

This book was published last year by Lingo Mastery and takes approximately 7.4 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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