Tagged: Haruki Murakami

Gaiman and Murakami shortlisted for Nobel Prize substitute

Neil Gaiman and Haruki Murakami have been shortlisted for a substitute Nobel literature prize, created by cultural figures in Sweden after the Academy, rocked by a sexual assault scandal, was forced to postpone the awarding... Read more

Murakami warns against excluding 'outsiders' in award speech

Haruki Murakami has warned against excluding outsiders in an acceptance speech for 2016's Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award in Odense, Denmark.... Read more

Japanese chain buys up 90% of Murakami essay stock

Japanese bookshop chain Kinokuniya is buying up 90,000 of the first 100,000 copies printed of Haruki Murakami’s “Novelist as a Vocation” to force people to... Read more

Pictures of the week

Cakes, kitchens, and pinball machines, here are the pictures of the week.   Harvill Secker created bespoke pinball... Read more

Waterstones marks Murakami with 'pinball battle'

Customers at Waterstones’ flagship stores in London and Glasgow will go head-to-head in a pinball battle to celebrate the release for the first time in... Read more

Murakami shortlisted for Indie Foreign Fiction Prize

Authors Haruki Murakami, Erwin Mortier and Daniel Kehlmann have made the shortlist for the 2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Also shortlisted for the £10,000 award... Read more

Knausgaard and Murakami on Foreign Fiction longlist

Karl Ove Knausgaard and Haruki Murakami are among the authors whose work features on the longlist for the 2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Meanwhile books... Read more

Publishers offer more exclusive retailer deals

Publishers are increasingly experimenting with retailer exclusives, special editions and digital-first releases in order to make books stand out and give them the best chance... Read more

Harvill Secker holds Murakami reading event

Actor Julian Rhind-Tutt (pictured) will read the entirety of Haruki Murakami’s 88-page The Strange Library (Harvill Secker) at an event to celebrate the book’s launch.... Read more

Flanagan, Murakami and Cunningham on Bad Sex shortlist

Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan and distinguished novelists Haruki Murakami and Michael Cunningham are among the authors whose books are in contention for the... Read more

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