The Year Ahead

The Guardian‘s Justine Jordan has an article about the year ahead in fiction. It seems that Hari Kunzru will have a new novel coming out in the Spring:

Impressionist author and scourge of the Mail on Sunday Hari Kunzru adopts a global canvas for Transmission (Hamish Hamilton, May), in which an Indian man who forsakes Bombay for an IT job in Washington, only to get fired, unleashes a computer virus on the world in revenge. The novel roams through Bollywood, London and the Scottish Highlands as well as cyberspace.

But that’s just the beginning. There’s plenty more to expect in 2004, including new books by Orhan Pamuk, Haruki Murakami, VS Naipaul, etc. It’s kind of fun to compare the Guardian‘s selections with these, from the Scotsman.