Fans of Haruki Murakami lined up at bookstores Friday to be the first to buy his new novel, Shikisai wo Motanai Tsukuru to Kare no Junrei no Toshi.
In the UK, Vintage Books and Aimer Media have launched the Murakami Diary app, which offers 6 new exclusive short stories by Haruki Murakami for £1.99.
Is it a problem with a lack of translations from Asia? Cultural bias? Or simple lack of interest?
By Edward Nawotka Professor Menahem Ben-Sasson, President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has announced that Ian McEwan will be awarded the Jerusalem Prize during this year’s Jerusalem International Book Fair, which takes place from February 20-25. The Jerusalem Prize is awarded biennially to a writer whose work best expresses and promotes the idea of “freedom of the individual in society.” It …