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1Q84 (Hardcover)

by Haruki Murakami

"Old Jazz Record!" 0

Sometimes You Feel 0

Finding Peter Cat 0

The Millions Top Ten: April 2012 0

With four books graduating to our Hall of Fame, we have a new number one, and four new books on our list.

The Millions Top Ten: March 2012 0

Murakami returns to the top spot, but a shake-up is coming next month.

The Millions Top Ten: February 2012 3

A new number one ousts Murakami, and a novella debuts.

Dreaming of J.M. Synge 8

The Synge I’d come to know needed to have an adventure to open himself up to his life, to experience risk and fear and sickness and find out that he was stronger than he thought he was. I realized that the version of Synge I’d come to know and love was actually me.

Judging Books by Their Covers: U.S. Vs. U.K. 65

We are undoubtedly swayed by the little billboard that is the cover of every book we read.

The Millions Top Ten: January 2012 0

No new books were able to break in this month, but a couple were making strong moves higher on the list.

Your Guide to the Man Asian Literary Prize Shortlist 7

It's a broad, engaging list, and probably all the better for not being dominated by such a powerful figure as Haruki Marukami.

The Soundtrack of Our Books 16

Publishers and authors have begun to experiment more with audio as a natural step in the promotion of their books. But recent trends suggest that readers are looking for even more direct ways to incorporate music into the reading experience.

The Millions Top Ten: December 2011 0

Four eclectic debuts for our final list of 2011.

A Year in Reading: Wrap Up 11

With 72 participants naming 214 books, it’s safe to say this has been our biggest and most high profile Year in Reading yet.

A Year in Reading: Garth Risk Hallberg 4

Behold: a museum of my failures, an atlas of incompletion, a tour of the ruins of a future that never came. I call it "Reviews I Did Not Write This Year."

A Year in Reading: Kevin Hartnett 0

Following on months of transition and many sleepless newborn nights, Murakami’s rare, strange story gave me back my human shape.

Two Moons, Two Reviews 0

Goodreads Choice Awards 0

A Year in Reading: Charles Baxter 5

It's the kind of risky ambitious storytelling that writers of my generation are often too scared to try.

Beautifying Books 2

The Millions Top Ten: November 2011 0

The heavyweights stay on top and two prizewinners debut.

The Notables: 2011 1

"Murakami, who is nothing if not ambitious, has created a kind of alternative world, a mirror of ours, reversed." 0

Reading 1Q84: The Case for Fiction in a Busy Life 27

I stopped questioning the purpose of fiction and instead began to see reading 1Q84 as one of the few necessary things I did all day. The reasons for the change of heart had to do with wonder, with love, and with the way literature provides for the best parts of who we are.

The Millions Top Ten: October 2011 0

There were two huge literary new releases in October, but only one could take our top spot.

A Novelist Unmoored from Himself: Haruki Murakami's 1Q84 15

1Q84 is Murakami's finest work: nuanced, brilliant, gripping, philosophical but never tendentious, self-assured, cleverly post-modern yet authentic, and possessed of a haunting surrealism that by this point surely deserves its own adjective: Murakamian?

Tuesday New Release Day: Murakami, Jobs, Nadas, Millet, Kahneman 0

Murakami Profiled 0

Literary Playlists (Again) 0

Murakami's Translator 0

The Millions Top Ten: September 2011 0

An e-book original takes the top spot and another debuts. One of the big literary books of the fall also lands on our list.

Exclusive: The First Lines of Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 16

Classical music and a taxi ride kick off Murakami's long awaited novel.

1Q84 Uncovered 0

More Anticipated Books 0

1Q84 Revealed 5