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  • Haruki Murakami's upcoming novel excerpted at Slate

    Haruki Murakami's upcoming novel excerpted at Slate
    There is more than a fortnight to wait for Haruki Murakami's new novel, "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage," but today fans can get a taste at Slate. A review of the book that had been posted by The Guardian early Monday has been...
  • Earthquakes in literature

    Earthquakes in literature
    Earthquakes are the expression of a living planet, the earth's way of re-inventing itself. But while this knowledge may be consoling in the abstract, it's not very useful in the face of a catastrophe such as the quake and tsunami in Japan. At these times,...
  • Book review: '1Q84' by Haruki Murakami

    Book review: '1Q84' by Haruki Murakami
    1Q84 A Novel Haruki Murakami, translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin and Philip Gabriel Alfred A. Knopf: 926 pp., $30.50 Here's an unorthodox suggestion: Try to read Haruki Murakami's "1Q84" in as close to a single sitting as you can. It won't be...
  • From politics to poetry

    From politics to poetry
    It's tempting, looking at the fall's books, to think of this as a political season. Dick Cheney got it started with "In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir," and Joe McGinnis pitched in with "The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin." (That...
  • The Bad Sex in Fiction Award goes to David Guterson's "Ed King"

    The Bad Sex in Fiction Award goes to David Guterson's "Ed King"
    David Guterson has won 2011's Bad Sex in Fiction Award. The tongue-in-cheek prize was presented at a ceremony in London on Tuesday. As in years past, the award-winning author was not in attendance. Guterson was awarded the prize for writing a marathon...
  • '1Q84' skillfully re-imagines our reality

    '1Q84' skillfully re-imagines our reality
    Here's an unorthodox suggestion: Try to read Haruki Murakami's "1Q84" in as close to a single sitting as you can. It won't be easy — the novel clocks in at 926 pages and is often densely allusive, if readable throughout. Still, there's something...
  • Chicago Marathon routes course between running, reading

    Chicago Marathon routes course between running, reading
    As the Chicago Marathon is upon us, I find myself thinking of places where books and running-- two major aspects of my life-- overlap. Initially, these two great loves of mine didn't intersect much at all. While running did clear my head and put me in...
  • Book review: Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie

    Book review: Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie
    Luka and the Fire of Life A Novel Salman Rushdie Random House: 224 pp., $25 Once upon a time, in a literary galaxy in the distant past (say, the 1990s), before Harry the boy-wizard had expecto-ed his patronum and vanquished He Who Must Not Be Named...
  • Beatles catalog on iTunes: Let's do the '15 Meme' for the Fabs!

     
    The Beatles catalog coming to iTunes may not save anybody real money -- as one astute blogger tweeted, Amazon is selling the beautiful "Beatles Stereo Box Set" for twenty bucks cheaper than Apple's download version -- and whether a rush......
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, with a bite-size roundup this week. (Translation: Not a lot of announcements in the week between Xmas and New Years.) - Been awhile since I caught up with Russ Golata and the Poetry Ensemble of Orlando. They'll be doing an open mike and...
  • Haruki Murakami's '1Q84' coming to America this year

     
    Haruki Murakami's much-anticipated 1Q84 will be published in America in October 2011....