If you recognize your email, congratulations! You just won a copy of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Klara and the Sun! If you think this is you, shoot a message to JapanagramJonelle@gmail.com and tell me … Continue Reading Did you win the May-June book giveaway?
Nothing tastes better with grilled everything than a crisp green salad bejeweled with tasty pickled onions and a tangy wafu dressing that’ll knock your socks off! Green Salad with Japanese … Continue Reading Japanese Home Cooking JUL-AUG 2021
Nihon Minka-en Japanese Folk House Garden in Kanagawa prefecture A whole park full of thatch-roofed farmhouses, just outside of central Tokyo! ⛩One of the most amazing things to see in … Continue Reading Beyond Tokyo JUL-AUG 2021
Triple your pleasure: Three great things to look for in a haiku poem I’m going to come right out and say it: nothing makes me want to throw my hands … Continue Reading The Thing I Learned Today JUL-AUG 2021
Edogawa Goldfish Festival Goldfish, goldfish, everywhere: The most delightful summer festival in all of Japan 🎐You might remember from a previous Japanagram that one traditional way of beating the Japanese … Continue Reading Seasonal Secret JUL-AUG 2021
The Pillow Book: The Diary of a Courtesan in Tenth Century Japan By Sei Shōnagon Setting & details: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Authenticity of Japanese characters & dialogue: N/ATranslation quality: N/AEntertainment value: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐My recommendation: … Continue Reading Book Review & Giveaway JUL-AUG 2021
It Was You By Jonelle Patrick Click on the photo for a link to your free digital copy of It Was You All Japanagram subscribers can download a free digital … Continue Reading Book Giveaway SEPTEMBER 2020
Click on photo or link to read the feature • • Beyond Tokyo: Let’s visit the most refreshing waterfall in the world Just looking at pictures of this astonishing waterfall … Continue Reading AUGUST 2020
You can’t buy this book anywhere …but you can get it for FREE Between now and October 20, 2020, when The Last Tea Bowl Thief comes out, I’m giving away … Continue Reading Exclusive for Japanagram subscribers only!
If you recognize this email, congratulations! You just won a copy of Shinjū, by Laura Joh Rowland. If this is you, shoot a message to JapanagramJonelle@gmail.com and tell me where to send it, … Continue Reading The winner of the July Book Giveaway is…
CLIMB By Susan Spann This month’s book giveaway is Susan Spann’s wry and moving new memoir, CLIMB. Two and a half years ago, her life appeared to be rocketing along … Continue Reading Book Review & Giveaway AUGUST 2020
Claws of the Cat and CLIMB By Susan Spann This month, I’m going to pick two lucky winners, because I’ve got two books by the same author to give away! … Continue Reading Book Review & Giveaway AUGUST 2020
Dessert is the hardest thing to decide on for a Japanese meal, because most Japanese “desserts” are pretty disappointing, especially when compared to (duh) chocolate. Which is why I’m delighted … Continue Reading Japanese Home Cooking AUGUST 2020
How Japan has perfected the experience of eating, drinking and traveling “honorably alone” We’ve all had the awkward experience of having to dine alone in a restaurant—the meek acceptance of … Continue Reading Why, Japan, Why? AUGUST 2020
This month’s destination: Sharaito-no-taki, near Kawaguchi-ko The Most Refreshing Waterfall in the World 🧊Just looking at pictures of this astonishing waterfall is enough to beat the summer heat, and being … Continue Reading Beyond Tokyo AUGUST 2020