Murakami’s early books republished

So it turns out Haruki Murakami’s early novels, Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, 1973, are being translated into English and released this August. As far as I know these books were translated once before, but to very limited releases. I saw a copy of Pinball, 1973 on Amazon’s second hand marketplace, but I couldn’tContinue reading “Murakami’s early books republished”

Now You Have Nothing

January was a good month for books. I read six, three fiction, three non-fiction. Of the fiction 2 were literary, 1 was crime – a not unreasonable breakdown of my general fiction reading. In my last post, having read about the pleasures to be had of reading at whim, I said I was going toContinue reading “Now You Have Nothing”