Murakami Diary 2009
By Haruki Murakami
(Vintage Books, Paperback, 9780099523673, 176pp.)
Publication Date: September 2, 2008
Categories: Yearbooks & Annuals
Cats slink across the pages; the seasons are marked by cherry blossom and Japanese maple; noodle strands or telephone cords separate the days; and a generous selection of quotations and extracts from Murakami’s novels and stories appear on almost every page to inspire, amuse or entertain. This is a diary like no other, faithful to
all that is witty, surreal, sexy and beautiful in Murakami’s work.
A must-have for fans of Murakami, fans of Vintage fiction and fans of unique design, this diary will appeal to everyone as a desirable, collectible item or as a quirky companion for 2009.
Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949. His first major success came with the publication of Norwegian Wood, and he is now Japan’s best-known novelist abroad. Eight novels, two short story collections and one work of non-fiction are currently available in English translation.