prologue

A stopover in a book’s travel

When the feelings of a book maker and bookstore match that of the reader, it’s the beginning of that book’s travel. The establishment o...

2019/01/23

There Must Be More to Books

Books go on journeys. They deeply affect our lives. Let us think again about where books are lined up.

2019/01/23

The Activities of a Book Coordinator

Despite not being bookshops, the number of shops selling books is increasing. We spoke to Ozaki Mihoko about her activities as a book coordinator linking shops and books.

2019/01/30

A Book Store and Town Scenes

After moving out of a building on Sapporo’s main street with streetcar tracks, Adanonki made a new start. The style developed by shop owner, Ishiyama Atsuko took root and people began spending an enjoyable time with books.

2019/02/13

Hokkaido book-sharing activities

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2019/02/27

Kano Bookstore’s challenge

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2019/03/13

The libraries around Eniwa town are interesting.

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2019/03/20

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The land in the memories of Mexicans of Japanese descent

Artist Hagino Miho, who was born in Muroran but resides in Mexico, has co-produced a piece of work comprising footage and photographs on the theme of immigrants of Japanese descent – a book in which the expressions of those immigrants and the words inherited from their forefathers are impressive.

2019/02/06

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