Tuesday, December 3, 2013

"Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki" Becomes the 2013 Bestseller in Japan

Kyodo reported today that "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki" was the best-selling book in 2013 in Japan.

Murakami's "Colorless Tazaki" becomes bestseller for 2013
TOKYO, Dec. 3, Kyodo
Writer Haruki Murakami's new novel "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" was the best-selling book in Japan during the 12 month period through November, selling an estimated 985,000 copies, according to information company Oricon Inc.
Novels were strong in the reporting period -- from Nov. 19, 2012 and Nov. 17, 2013. Other top 10 entrants in the general category included Naoki Hyakuta's "Kaizoku to Yobareta Otoko" (the man who was called a pirate), and Jun Ikeido's "Rosujene no Gyakushu" (the lost generation strikes back).

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