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If asked who reviewed Haruki Murakami’s new novel, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage in the New York Times Sunday Book Review, Patti Smith might not be your first guess. But review it she did—skillfully, favorably, and, to no surprise, colorfully. Of the main character, she writes that his “unfathomable anguish seems to contain every color of the rainbow. The colorless color of death.” Only one way to find out what that means; sign us up.

Liv Lansdale is the book reviews editor for Her favorite sentence of the 18th century is from Wollstonecraft and refers to men as "bugbears." She is actively seeking the perfect mojito. More from this author →