Search results for tag: Haruki Murakami

BOOK REVIEW: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami (Review by Andrew Cattanach)

Haruki Murakami’s quest to honour his literary hero Franz Kafka has resulted in Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, one of his most moving and accessible novels in years. While Franz Kafka remains best known for his genre-bending novella The Metamorphosis, most will point to his 1925 novel The Trial as his opus, a deeply personal meditation on sex, society and isolation.... Read more

by | August 24, 2014

New Murakami Publishing Date and Cover Revealed!

Random House Australia has announced the release date of Haruki Murakami’s latest book Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage, along with a beautiful cover reveal! We’ll let them tell you more about it… Readers around the world have been eagerly anticipating Murakami’s next book since the English-language publication of his bestselling epic, 1Q84, in 2011. Colorl... Read more

by | February 19, 2014

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami (The welcome return of the big, fat literary novel)

Those who think there is no room in the current market for lengthy literary novels will feel pretty silly when Murakami’s new novel 1Q84 breaks all sales records. This book has already sold a million copies in Japan. A million copies, people. Even so, I bet there are some pretty nervous publishing types awaiting the launch date of the English language edition. Murakami has been offering u... Read more

by | September 27, 2011

Jane Sullivan, author of Little People, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Jane Sullivan author of Little People Ten Terrifying Questions ———————————- 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? In London. I went to George Eliot primary school, North London Collegiate School and Oxford University, where I ... Read more

by | March 27, 2011