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Copies of "Killing Commendatore" by Haruki Murakami, the Japanese author perennially pegged as a contender for the Nobel literature prize, are displayed at a bookstore in Tokyo as the novel hit shelves in the early hours of February 24, 2017. Photo AFP/Toru Yamanaka

February 24, 2017 7:46 AM (UTC+8)