Books by Patrick Smith

TIME NO LONGER by Patrick Smith
Released: May 21, 2013

"A difficult, unsettling and ultimately disappointing critique of the American worldview."
"[E]xceptionalism is a national impediment America can no longer afford," declares journalist Smith (Somebody Else's Century: East and West in a Post-Western World, 2010, etc.) in this challenge to Americans' view of themselves. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 31, 2010

"Paradoxes aplenty within this serene, astute book, which will invite much discussion."
Three well-hewn essays by longtime Asia observer Smith (Japan: A Reinterpretation, 1997, etc.) explore the West's heavy shadow over Japan, China and India, and new attempts to shake it off. Read full book review >
JAPAN by Patrick Smith
Released: April 24, 1997

"An astute, accessible, and absorbingly original appreciation of a nation whose true colors have been exaggerated or misrepresented by Japan-bashers and others with special-interest agendas. (Author tour; radio satellite tour)"
A radically against-the-grain appraisal of Japan and the Japanese from a journalist who spent many years on the Asia beat. Read full book review >