How does Haruki Murakami's workplace look like?

Haruki Murakami has a very organized workplace. The seasoned Japanese author shares it all in his beautiful interactive website.

Murakami always works with music. It’s indeed very evident with his astounding collection of vinyl records, most of which are jazz.

He likes using sharpened pencils in writing, and shares a photo of his “everyday-use” simple-looking Swiss coffee mug.

It’s cute how a beloved author tells us about a slice of his life through pictures. This workplace is indeed very Murakami! (Photos are from

We’ve got some very bad news for ‘Game of Thrones’ fans 

Publisher HarperCollins has released a statement confirming that the sixth book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, titled The Winds of Winter, will not be released in 2015. As a result, the ongoing HBO adaptation of the show will almost certainly conclude well before George R.R. Martin finishes the actual books it is based on.

Winter may in fact be coming for book readers

Imagine Loki owning a whole library. It’s the size of a palace and he occasonally gets lost (which of course he doesn’t admit to). It’s home to all sorts of books once thought to be lost in time but he found them and made the library their home. He can spend days at a time reading and re-reading all the books that can be found. He names the library after Frigga.