Today is Wednesday. In TheJapanShop.com land this means it is Super Suiyoubi! Today we are spotlighting two new readers: Read Real Japanese Essays and Read Real Japanese Fiction.
The cover price is $24. Today’s super price is $14—$10 off!
I’ve only read through about a quarter of the Essays book, but I’m impressed. Both books come with a CD and every word or phrase is explained in detail.
Here is what I wrote for our Super Suiyoubi Newsletter folks:
|About a year ago I was complaining how few good readers exist for beginning and intermediate students of Japanese.
Well, The awesome Graded Readers series with CDs came on the scene, Giles Murray published his new Exploring Japanese Literature, and more recently we’ve released our own $5 downloadable readers with MP3 files.
The stories are short (very good for when you don’t have a lot of time)
The Japanese is written vertically like a Japanese newspaper or novel
However, I wouldn’t recommend this for the beginner. Although every
To see if this book is right for you, please click on the image (on the product page) for a few scanned images.
These books are selling fast. We sold four of each since I started typing this! These are really nice readers, though; I’m glad they are going to good homes.