Bette Alexander: The Music In Us, artworks of mid and late career (Chin Music Press)

Alexander is an artist with profound empathy for the human condition.  She finds inspiration everywhere from as far as Papua New Guinea and as close as the cows she can view from her upstate New York studio in summer. Her secret power? Beautiful colors and expressive textures. “Takes the reader on a fascinating journey.” “A symphony with overtones from folk guitars to city saxophones” – Sibyl James, poet. Available now from Chin Music Press, Amazon and wherever books are sold.


Persimmon and Frog, A Kibei-Nisei’s Story of Self-Discovery (Chin Music Press)
by Fumiko Kimura with David Berger, Chin Music Press, 2020

A searching tale of  Kimura’s event-filled life, told through her stories and sumi-ink artworks. “A beautiful and revealing read”- Greg Robinson, Chief Curator, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. More info  from Chin Music Press or Amazon.


Razor Clams: Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest (University of Washington Press)

A definitive examination of the quintessentially Northwest activity of razor clamming, available in hard and softcover from Amazon and books everywhere.  “This book will take you delightfully, deliciously deep into the food culture, ecology and local history of our ‘buried treasures.’ “- Tom Douglas, Northwest chef and restaurateur.