On Saturday, May 10, from 11am – 1pm, Kinokuniya Bookstore and the Little Tokyo library will co-sponsor
a slideshow presentation and book signing by the author of a new guide book about Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands.
Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands (Tuttle) is the first comprehensive guide to the sub-tropical chain of 150 islands that stretches across 600 miles from Japan to Taiwan. These are considered some of the most stunningly beautiful islands in the world.
Illustrated with over 200 color photographs and 40 maps, this book provides essential travel tips to help tourists avoid costly mistakes. It also includes a large fold-out map of Okinawa and the Ryukyu chain with insets for the major islands and cities.
Author Robert Walker is a professor of law at University of Maryland’s Asian Division in Okinawa. In addition to being a university professor he is a tax attorney and inveterate traveler.
Saturday’s presentation will be held at the Little Tokyo branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, 203 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. Books will be available for purchase.
Please call Sherry at Kinokuniya with any questions about the event: 213-687-4480.