...and this is the UK cover. (Proving that the UK covers for Murakami's English editions of his books remain superior.)No information about this one yet and it's only hitting bookstore shelves in September. I'm hoping it's more non-fiction (I've mentioned many times before that Murakami has a lot of untranslated non-fiction) instead of just a normal diary but that might be asking for too much. But that only begs the question: why? Am I being too naive in hoping that this isn't merely an exercise in cashing in on Murakami's newly-found Western popularity?
But what's this? A surprise!
Moving on, from Toronto J-Film Pow-wow we discover that Haruki Murakami has given an interview to a journalist from the Japan Times and he throws out nice little titbits for people like me to quote on blogs:
People have their own stories, but when they fall to the depths of their soul, they are sometimes unable to get out of that darkness.A nice read but most of it is not new. Ah well.