Don’t worry, you don’t have to learn a new language to read the new Haruki Murakami book. Last week, our own Nick Moranwondered when Murakami’s latest would be getting an English translation. Knopf Doubleday publicity director Paul Bogaardsrevealed it should be out by 2014.
The new issue of The New York Review of Books is out. A highlight, as usual, is Michael Wood, who does a better job than we did with Inherent Vice. But those of us on this side of the pay wall will have to make do with Lorrie Moore‘s intriguing essay on Clarice Lispector.