2006 Booklist (Part 2)

books from my japanese bookshelf

  1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

  2. Why I Hate Canadians by Will Ferguson

  3. A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes by Stephen Hawking

  4. The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language by Melvyn Bragg

  5. Lost Japan by Alex Kerr

  6. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

  7. The Book of Ikebana by Kawase Toshirou

  8. Dogs and Demons: The Fall of Modern Japan by Alex Kerr (unfinished)

  9. A Crack in the Edge of the World by Simon Winchester

  10. Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

  11. Things Not Seen by Andrew Clement

still waiting:

constant companions:
  • Lonely Planet Guide to Japan

  • Lonely Planet City Guide to Kyoto

  • Japanese for Busy People (Kana Version) by the Association for Japanese Language Teachers

  • How to Tell the Difference Between Japanese Particles: Comparisons and Exercises by Naoko Chino

  • Japanese Verbs and Essentials of Grammar, 2nd ed. by Rita L. Lampkin

  • Basic Kanji Book, vol. 1

  • Minna no Nihongo I

  • How to Teach English by Jeremy Harmer

  • TESL Certification Course: Training Manual prepared by Oxford Seminars

  • Handbook for Team-Teaching, rev. ed. prepared by the Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

  • Resource Materials and Teaching Handbook prepared by the Japan Council of Local Authorities for International Relations

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