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An updated version of the seminal 1994 classic volume on the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. Nearly every book with "wabi" or "wabi sabi" in the title is based on the concepts first elucidated in this book.  

Wabi-sabi is the quintessential Japanese aesthetic. It is a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. It is a beauty of things modest and humble. It is a beauty of things unconventional....

©2008 Leonard Koren (P)2020 Upfront Books

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the beauty of imperfections.

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easy and simple narration made it possible for me to understand wabi- sabi.

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soulful book

I absolutely enjoyed this book..wabi Sabi was a beautiful piece of discover that will stay with me..

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  • Ben N.
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Great!

Brilliant and thoroughly mind opening. A great insight into the quiet and sleepy world which lies between the "going to and coming from"