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Lost Japan is a 1994 book written by Alex Kerr on aspects of Japanese culture which were interesting to him as an American living in that country.
- Looking for a Castle
- Iya Valley - the author purchases and repairs Chiiori
- Kabuki - the author describes 1977 Minami-za theatre shows and meeting then 65-year old Nakamura Jakuemon IV, an onnagata dancer
- Art Collecting - the author describes collecting centuries-old calligraphy cheaply
- China versus Japan
- Tenmangu (after the Ōsaka Tenmangū Shrine)
- Trammell Crow - the author describes his job as an art collector for this person
- The Road to Nara
- Outer Nara
- The Literati - the author compares Oxford All Souls' Warden John Sparrow as Western literati with the educated leisure class of Japan
- Last Glimpse
- "Lost Japan (English)". Retrieved 24 August 2011.