Of course it's all just a hypothesis, Aomame told herself as she walked. But it's the most compelling hypothesis I can produce at the moment. I'll have to act according to this one, I suppose, until a more compelling hypothesis comes along. Show More Summary
After a fierce battle, Minumsa, a Korean publisher, has won the rights to his new novel, ‘Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage’. News by Dean Fetzer It’s a new Haruki Murakami novel. Yeah, really. It’s called Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. Show More Summary
A couple of weeks ago I mentioned the South Korean competition to land Murakami Haruki's latest novel, ???????????????????? -- and now Baek Byung-yeul reports in The Korea Times that it's Game over: Minumsa wins Murakami sweepstakes,...Show More Summary
Most of us like to get things done as efficiently and quickly as possible, but as author Haruki Murakami points out, sometimes the fastest way to do something is to take your time to do it right. Read more...
The follow-up novel to Haruki Murakami’s last literary saga 1Q84 has taken Japan by storm since its release last month. Harukami’s… Read More
Haruki Murakami has signed a deal for the English translation of “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage,” which sold over a million copies in just over a week when it was released in Japan last month. A selection fromShow More Summary
In the Asahi Shimbun Mariko Nakamura reports that When it comes to publishing Haruki Murakami in English, nothing is lost in translation, revealing that Philip Gabriel: is now translating Murakami's latest best-seller, Shikisai o Motanai...Show More Summary
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week. They included how The Great Gatsby changed Haruki Murakami’s life, a steamy book cover that generated strong sales and a viral bookstore sign (embedded above). 1. This Is a Bookshop Sign Goes Viral 2. Show More Summary
“Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage” (“Shikisai wo Motanai Tazaki Tsukuru to, Kare no Junrei no Toshi”) fever has been sweeping Japan since Haruki Murakami’s latest novel was unleashed on readers last month: sales exploded any commercial expectations with more than a...
The Asahi Shimbun explores the process of publishing Haruki Murakami's new novel in English. Gabriel said Murakami approached him late last year about translating the work. He plans to complete the translation by the year-end, with publication expected in 2014....
Haruki Murakami’s latest book – the title of which translates to Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and the Year of His Pilgrimage – went on sale in Japan last month, and in that time it’s been selling over a million copies a week. You can catch a glimpse of the book’s first and earliest reviews over at [...]Show More Summary
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week. They included how The Great Gatsby changed Haruki Murakami’s life, sales stats from self-published authors and the cover that sold thousands of eBooks (embedded...Show More Summary
Last month, Haruki Murakami published a new novel in Japan. Before anyone could read it, the novel broke the country’s Internet pre-order sales record, its publisher announced an advance print run of half a million copies, and TokyoShow More Summary
The great Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami once translated The Great Gatsby for Japanese readers. In Columbia University Press’ In Translation: Translators on Their Work and What It Means anthology, you can read an essay he wrote about translating the book. We’ve embedded the complete essay below. Show More Summary
This Monday in Kyoto, a very rare thing happened. Reclusive literary luminary Haruki Murakami appeared before a select audience at Kyoto University to discuss the process of writing his new blockbuster novel, Shikisai wo Motanai Tazaki...Show More Summary
Haruki Murakami made his first public appearance in Japan in 18 years to discuss his new novel. "At the beginning, I was planning to write something allusive, as in my past works," Murakami said at the seminar on Monday. "But...
Haruki Murakami, the oft-celebrated author of titles such as The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Norwegian Wood, along with a host of other fiction and non-fiction titles, is a runner through and through. He's run the Boston Marathon sixShow More Summary
No word yet as to the US or UK publishing plans for Murakami Haruki's latest novel, ????????????????????, but in South Korea they're apparently very, very eager to get their hands on this: as Baek Byung-yeul reports in The Korea Times...Show More Summary
Following the release of his highly-anticipated and critically-acclaimed newest novel, "Shikisai wo Motanai Tasaki Tsukuru to Kare no Junrei no Toshi," May marks Murakami's first public appearance in Japan since 1995, when he spoke following the destructive Kobe earthquake that inspired his...