Ryu Murakami To Release Novel Directly To iPad

07/15/2010 10:04 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Yoree Koh The Wall Street Journal

Let the nightmare begin. Novelist Ryu Murakami plans to release his latest novel exclusively for digital bookworms through Apple Inc.'s iPad ahead of the print version. Mr. Murakami, the acclaimed author of over 15 novels including "Coin Locker Babies" and "In the Miso Soup", replaced the publishers with a software company to help develop the e-book titled "A Singing Whale," or "Utau Kujira" in Japanese.

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