Thu, 10/01/2013 - 09:13
Vintage Books and Aimer Media have released a Haruki Murakami diary app containing six new exclusive short stories by the Japanese author, as well as a selection of quotations from his 13 backlist titles and latest novel, 1Q84.
The app, for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, is priced £1.99. Other material and features...
Mon, 31/10/2011 - 13:30
Titles by Haruki Murakami and Amitav Ghosh have been longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize among 12 novels from countries spanning Japan, Iran, China and Bangladesh.
Murakami’s 1Q84 makes the list alongside Ghosh’s River of Smoke. Others on the list include Tahmima Anam’s The Good Muslim...
Mon, 10/10/2011 - 08:00
Vintage Publishing has published backlist titles by bestselling Japanese author Haruki Murakami as e-books for the first time, ahead of the simultaneous publication of his latest work, 1Q84, into hardback and e-book later this month.
The e-books will be available from later today (10th October) across the UK, EU and...
Thu, 29/09/2011 - 09:40
Independent booksellers are lining up special events for Haruki Murakami's eagerly awaited 1Q84 (Harvill Secker) with Foyles planning a midnight opening.
The book, Murakami's first since 2007's After Dark, will be published on 18th October, priced £20. It comprises volumes one and two of the story...
Wed, 30/09/2009 - 07:15
Harvill Secker has acquired what is expected to be one of the big Frankfurt books, Haruki Murakami’s new novel 1Q84 for UK publication.
Harvill publishing director Liz Foley bought UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada for Harvill – Murakami’s longterm publisher – with Rachel Cugnoni to publish the...
Thu, 02/10/2008 - 13:59
Thirteen authors will contest the 20th annual William Hill Sports Book of the Year, including Haruki Murakami, Marcus Trescothick, and Jackie Stewart.
The winning author will receive a £20,000 cash prize plus a £2,000 free William Hill bet. Hill's spokesman and founder of the award Graham Sharpe said: "We have a...