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Murakami's new book unveiled in Japan

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Haruki Murakami's first collection of short stories in nine years hit the shelves in Japan on Friday with some excited fans queuing for the midnight launch. 

A new book by Japanese author Haruki Murakami, "Onna no Inai Otokotachi" which can be translated as "Men Without Women", goes on sale at the Sanseido bookstore in Tokyo on August 18, 2014.

Around 70 fans took part in a countdown ceremony at Kinokuniya bookstore in Tokyo's entertainment and shopping district of Shinjuku, where firecrackers were set off as the clock ticked to the witching hour.

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