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Taeko Kobayashi, Steve Kott, and Pat Willener will retire at the end of this month.
Our final day of managing Good Day Books will be 26 February (Friday).
Good Day Books is now being re-organized by the new management of the bookshop.
Please check the Good Day Books website for up-date information about this re-organization.
Thank you for contributing to the cultural life of our community by supporting Good Day Books over the past 20-odd years.
Taeko, Steve and Pat

"the best used English book store in Japan" - Donald Richie
"an oasis for foreign bookworms" - Mainichi Daily News October 7, 1995
"the jewel in the crown of Tokyo's secondhand book world" - John Paul Catton, Metropolis

Good Day Books is the largest used English-language bookshop in Japan, with thousands of new, used, hard-to-find, and rare English titles in stock. Our bookshop sells, trades, and buys used English-language books, and also sells new English-language books. Good Day Books is conveniently located a stone's throw from the tracks of the JR Yamanote Line, a few minutes' walk from Gotanda Station on the JR Yamanote, Tokyu Ikegami, and Toei Asakusa Lines. For detailed walking directions to Good Day Books from Gotanda Station, left-click on the "Directions" link in the upper left-hand corner of this page, just below our contact information.

Good Day Books also hosts:
BookNotes Speaker Series, a series of presentations by the authors of books, newspaper articles, and magazine articles about Japan, present or past, and Japanese, famous or obscure. BookNotes presentation on November 22, starting at 1:30 pm: roundtable discussion by Martin Fackler, Steve Kott, and Mark Schreiber on The Future of Journalism in Japan.
BookClub Discussion Series, a monthly reading/discussion series for geopolitics junkies.
BookClub discussion on Febuary 21, starting at 1:00 pm: The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It by Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson (Princeton University Press, 2014).
Non-Native Speakers' BookClub, a monthly reading/discussion series for non-native speakers of English.
Non-Native Speakers' BookClub discussion on February 14, starting at 2:00 pm: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell.

Speaker Series
Discussion Series
Non-Native Speakers'
The Future of Journalism in Japan
M. Fackler, S. Kott, & M. Schreiber
November 22, 1:30 pm
The Spirit of Compromise
by Amy Gutmann & Dennis Thompson
February 21, 1:00 pm
Cloud Atlas
by David Mitchell
February 14, 2:00 pm

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