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Yoshida Kenko

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Kenko was a monk and a noted calligrapher, remembered today for his wise and witty aphorisms.

Books by Yoshida Kenko

A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees

Little Black Classics - the new series to celebrate Penguin's 80th anniversary

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Essays in Idleness

New to Penguin Classics, these two Japanese texts are timeless reflections on Buddhism, nature and the value of being idle

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Essays in Idleness

New to Penguin Classics, these two Japanese texts are timeless reflections on Buddhism, nature and the value of being idle

Read more