• A Love for Print and Paper: Used and Antiquarian Books in Japan

    This series zooms in on physical books in Japan, including their history from handscrolls through woodblock printing to modern times. Other articles examine Tokyo’s used book district of Jinbochō, and how it survives in the internet age, as well as its appeal for strolling and making discoveries.

    (Banner image: Inside Ohya Shobō, a Jinbochō bookstore. © Nippon.com.)