• Kyodo


Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami’s book “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage” topped the New York Times best-selling hardcover fiction list for the week after being translated into English and put on sale Aug. 12.

The book, originally published in Japanese in April last year, depicts a 36-year-old man who visits his old friends in his quest to find out why he was banished by them.

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