A Novel’s Worth in Gold


Can Haruki Murakami write a financially unsuccessful novel at this point in his career? What would it take for him, or a writer with a similar sales history, to fail to sell? And what does this tell us about the novels we continue to publish? The New York Review of Books digs in.

Mary Allen is a writer working, crafting, and making bad puns in the San Francisco Bay Area. More from this author →