Haruki Murakami Facebook page, you'll no doubt have already seen this, but Paul Bogaards, Knopf's publicity director, revealed the date on Twitter yesterday. As you know, it was originally published in Japanese in three separate volumes. Knopf's English edition will contain all three books in a single volume. Book One and Two, translated by Jay Rubin, and Book Three by Philip Gabriel. As well, when asked whether the English version would be cut down at all in translation, as The Wind-up Bird Chronicle was, Paul Bogaards replied, "It will be the whole magilla." Good news, indeed!
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