Source of Fukuoka books
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I reviewed this site (soilandhealth.org)ealier
this year in my newsletter ClippingZ
and remebered it had some stuff on Fukuoka.
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Fukuoka's works are available in Indian English editions. They appear to be
authorized but cannot be exported outside India by anyone other than the
An American Fukuoka enthuaiast named Jim Bradley has been buying these
direct from the publisher, Bookventure, to distribute to public libraries in
the US. He has explained the whole situation to me. These are the three ways
to obtain Fukuoka titles:
1. From the publisher. Using airmail from the US, it will take 3-4 weeks to
place and receive an order. You cannot use credit cards; payment must be
mailed in advance by check drawn in US dollars. You start the process by
e-mailing to address that follows and requesting a price for the number of
books you want and the shipping method you want.
2. Order the same books from Permanent Publications' Earth Repair Catalogue
(UK). You can order through the net using any credit card. International
airmail will add 30% to the price, but you will have your books in about a
3. US customers can order the same books from Jim Bradley. Start by going to
website: http://bigfoot.com/~tilth. Jim says, "This is just a hobby for me
and I use all the net proceeds to put Fukuoka's books in public libraries."
It will take about a week to order and receive
the books from him --Jim stresses: US buyers only.