Stone Bridge Press has published the first book-length collection by one of the most respected writers on anime and manga Fred Patten. WATCHING ANIME, READING MANGA gathers a quarter century of Pattens writings on the business of anime, fandom, artists, Japanese society and the most influential titles. Providing the forward is Carl Macek, the producer responsible for bringing some of the most important anime titles to the U.S. The 382-page book is selling for $18.95 and features articles originally published in ANIMATION WORLD MAGAZINE. For more information, visit www.stonebridge.com.