Nonfiction titles submitted for the 2007 Kiriyama Prize (by author)
Title Author Publisher
Art as Politics: Re-Crafting Identities, Tourism, and Power in Indonesia Adams, Kathleen M. University of Hawai’i Press
Sorrow and Joy Among Muslim Women Ahmed, Amineh Cambridge University Press
Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan Ambaras, David University of California Press
The Flaming Womb: Repositioning Women in Early Modern Southeast Asia Andaya, Barbara Watson University of Hawai’i Press
India Before Europe Asher, Catherine and Cynthia Talbot Cambridge University Press
Wild Borneo: The Wildlife and Scenery of Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and Kalimantan Barbutt, Nick and J. Dede Prudente MIT Press
Lhasa: Streets with Memories Barnett, Robert Columbia University Press
Dragon Rising: An Inside Look at China Today Becker, Jasper National Geographic Society Books
China on Screen: Cinema and Nation Berry, Chris and Mary Farquhar Columbia University Press
Glory in a Line: A Life of Foujita, the Artist Caught Between East and West Birnbaum, Phyllis Farrar, Straus & Giroux
A Hundred Horizons: The Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire Bose, Sugata Harvard University Press
Empire and Odyssey: The Brynners in Far East Russia and Beyond Brynner, Rock Steerforth Press
Guanxi (The Art of Relationships): Microsoft, China, and Bill Gates Plan to Win the War Ahead Buderi, Robert and Gregory T. Huang Simon & Schuster
Tiger of the Snows: Tenzing Norgay, the Boy Whose Dream Was Everest Burleigh, Robert Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Iz: Voice of the People Carroll, Rick The Bess Press
The Birdman Charles, Veronika Martenova Tundra Books
Will the Boat Sink the Water?: The Life of China’s Peasants Chen, Guidi and Wu Chuntao Public Affairs
Heart Matters Clarkson, Adreienne Penguin Canada
Mexican Days: Journeys into the Heart of Mexico Cohan, Tony Broadway Books
Shopping for Bombs: Nuclear Proliferation, Global Insecurity, and the Rise and Fall of the A.Q. Khan Network Corera, Gordon Oxford University Press
A Moment of Crisis: Jimmy Carter, The Power of a Peacemaker, and North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions Creekmore, Marion Public Affairs
Wildfire in the Wilderness Czajkowski, Chris Harbour Publishing
Elements of Japanese Design De Mente, Boye Lafayette Tuttle
When I Was a Boy Neruda Called Me Policarpo Delano, Poli Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press
Fried Eggs With Chopsticks: One Woman’s Hilarious Adventure into a Country and a Culture Not Her Own Evans, Polly Bantam/Dell
Waikiki: A History of Forgetting and Remembering Feeser, Andrea and Gaye Chan University of Hawai’i Press
Breaking Open Japan: Commodore Perry, Lord Abe, and American Imperialism in 1853 Feifer, George HarperCollins (US)
Broccoli and Desire: Global Connections and Maya Struggles in Postwar Guatemala Fischer, Edward F. and Peter Benson Stanford University Press
The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth Flannery, Tim HarperCollins Canada
Challenging the Pacific: The First Woman to Row the Kon-Tiki Route Fontenoy, Maud Arcade
The Haiku Apprentice: Memoirs of Writing Poetry in Japan Friedman, Abigail Stone Bridge
China Shifts Gears: Automakers, Oil, Pollution, and Development Gallagher, Kelly Sims MIT Press
Distant Rain Gallagher, Tess and Jakucho Setouchi Eastern Washington University Press
Because I Don’t Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life Garrison, Philip University of Arizona Press
Incendiary Circumstances: A Chronicle of the Turmoil in our Times Ghosh, Amitav Houghton Mifflin
Eat, Pray, Love Gilbert, Elizabeth Viking
Waiting for the Macaws Glavin, Terry Penguin Canada
The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines Goldoftas, Barbara Oxford University Press
Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim Gray, Timothy University of Iowa
China Syndrome: The True Story of the 21st Century’s First Great Epidemic Greenfield, Karl Taro HarperCollins (US)
A Grand Tour of Asia Hallmadge, Hania with Beverly Jackson Ten Speed Press
The King Never Smiles: A Biography of Thailand’s Bhumibol Adulyadej Handley, Paul M. Yale University Press
The Happy Brush: The Joy of Chinese Painting Hang, Chau University of Indianapolis Press
Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir Hayes, Ernestine University of Arizona Press
Did Dogen Go to China?: What He Wrote and When He Wrote It Heine, Steven Oxford University Press
Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China’s Past and Present Hessler, Peter HarperCollins (US)
Loving the Machine: The Art and Science of Japanese Robots Hornyak, Timothy N. Kodansha America
Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India Jaffrey, Madhur Knopf (US)
Coolies and Cane: Race, Labor, and Sugar in the Age of Emancipation Jung, Moon-Ho Johns Hopkins University Press
Frog in the Well: Portraits of Japan by Watanabe Kazan, 1793-1841 Keene, Donald Columbia University Press
Mr Ding’s Chicken Feet: On a Slow Boat from Shanghai to Texas Kendall, Gillian University of Wisconsin Press
A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia Keneally, Thomas Nan A. Talese
The Parliament of Man: The Past, Present, and Future of the United Nations Kennedy, Paul HarperCollins Canada
I Little Slave: A Prison Memoir from Communist Laos Khamkeo, Bounsang Eastern Washington University Press
The Complete Taj Mahal Koch, Ebba Thames & Hudson
After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai Kwon, Heonik University of California Press
China Shakes the World Kynge, James Houghton Mifflin
The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama Laird, Thomas Grove Atlantic
Empire Laxer, James Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press
Think Global, Fear Local: Sex, Violence, and Anxiety in Contemporary Japan Leheny, David Cornell University Press
Sirens of the Western Shore: Westernesque Women and Translation in Modern Japanese Literature Levy, Indra Columbia University Press
Madame Chiang Kai-Shek: China’s Eternal First Lady Li, Laura Tyson Grove Atlantic
Symbolism of Chinese Children’s Bibs Lin, Christi Lan Les Enphants/University of Indianapolis Press
The Great Wall: China Against the World 1000 BC-AD 2000 Lovell, Julia Grove Atlantic
Wild Profusion: Biodiversity Conversation in an Indonesian Archipelago Lowe, Celia Princeton University Press
Nixon in China MacMillan, Margaret Penguin Canada
Living Islam Marsden, Magnus Cambridge University Press
The Honey Jar Menchu, Rogoberta Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press
Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond Mishra, Pankaj Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Rainbow Over Hell Mohri, Tsuneyuki Pacific Press Publishing
Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations Mortenson, G. and D.O. Relin Viking
Demystifying Kashmir Navnita, Chadha Behera Brookings Inst Press
Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with his Mother Nozario, Sonia Random House (US)
The Pacific Muse: Exotic Femininity And the Colonial Pacific O’Brien, Patty University of Washington Press
The Naked Tourist: In Search of Adventure and Beauty in the Age of the Airport Mall Osborne, Lawrence North Point/Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Tigers in Red Weather: A Quest for the Last Wild Tigers Padel, Ruth Walker & Co.
Gaijin Yokozuna: A Biography of Chad Rowan Panek, Mark University of Hawai’i Press
Seaworthy: Adrift with William Willis in the Golden Age of Rafting Pearson, T.R. Crown Publishing Group
The Oracles: My Filipino Grandparents in America Poblete, Pati Navalta Heyday
Chinese Lessons: An American, His Classmates, and the Story of the New China Pomfret, John Henry Holt
Brothers and Sisters in India: A Study of Urban Adult Siblings Ramu, G.N. University of Toronto Press
Bernie Whitebear: An Urban Indian’s Quest for Justice Reyes, Lawney University of Arizona Press
Japanese Celebrations Reynolds, Betty Tuttle
The Things I Didn’t Know: A Memoir Robert Hughes Knopf (US)
Mishima’s Sword: Travels in Search of a Samurai Legend Ross, Christopher Da Capo Press
Tiger Force: A True Story of Men and War Sallah, Michael and Mitch Weiss Little, Brown & Co.
Integrative Antiracism: South Asians in Canadian Academe Samuel, Edith University of Toronto Press
America’s Geisha Ally: Reimagining the Japanese Enemy Shibusawa, Naoko Harvard University Press
Ethnic Nationalism in Korea: Genealogy, Politics, and Legacy Shin, Gi-Wook Stanford University Press
Turmoil in Burma: Contested Legitimacies in Myanmar Steinberg, David I. EastBridge
All is Change: The Two-Thousand-year Journey of Buddhism to the West Sutin, Lawrence Little, Brown & Co.
David Suzuki: The Autobiography Suzuki, David Greystone Books
Getting Wet: Adventures in the Japanese Bath Talmadge, Eric Kodansha America
Ginseng, the Divine Root Taylor, David A. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
River of No Reprieve: Descending Siberia’s Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny Taylor, Jeffrey Houghton Mifflin
A Chameleon’s Tale Tejani, Mo Paiboon Publishing
The River of Lost Footsteps: Histories of Burma Thant, Myint-U Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945 Thomas, Evan Simon & Schuster
Getting Stoned With Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu Troost, J. Maarten Broadway Books
Understanding Belize Twigg, Alan Harbour Publishing
Seeking the Sacred Raven: Politics and Extinction on a Hawaiian Island Walters, Mark Jerome Island Press
Sino-Japanese Relations: Interaction, Logic, and Transformation Wan, Ming Stanford University Press
A Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters Welland, Sasha Su-Ling Rowman & Littlefield
China’s Longest Campaign: Birth Planning in the People’s Republic, 1949-2005 White, Tyrene Cornell University Press
Good Fortune: My Journey to Gold Mountain Wong, Li Keng Peachtree
Leaving Microsoft to Save the World: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children Wood, John HarperCollins (US)
Feather in the Storm: A Childhood Lost in China Wu, Emily and Larry Englemann Pantheon Books
New China Architecture Xing, Ruan Tuttle
Shanghai Love: Courtesans, Intellectuals, and Entertainment Culture, 1850–1910 Yeh, Catherine University of Washington Press
Witnessing History: One Chinese Woman’s Fight for Freedom Zeng, Jennifer Soho Press
Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Created Its Own Lost Generation Zielenziger, Michael Nan Talese/Doubleday