KATHMANDU: After the overwhelming success of Palpasa Cafe and Mayur Times, Journalist Narayan Wagle has come up with his first non-fiction book ‘Koreana Coffee Guff’ which is set to hit bookstores soon.
Issuing a press statement today, Nepalaya, the book publisher informed that the book will be launched in the second week of February.
The upcoming book ‘Koreana Coffee Guff’ is Wagle’s third literary work in the book form. Coffee Guff is neither fiction nor purely non-fiction. It rather fits into a genre of creative non-fiction, reads the statement.
Koreana also subtitled as Coffee Guff, is Wagle’s first book written in his signature’ coffee guff style.
Madan Puraskar winning author, Wagle, says that when it comes to a literary work it does not matter if it is fiction or non-fiction. He further said, “The trend of categorising write-up is changing in world literature. I leave it up to the readers to choose a category they think it suits best.”
Along with the regular distribution of the book through all major bookstores around the country, the book will also be available through online portals nationally and through Amazon worldwide.
According to Kiran Krishna Shrestha of Publication Nepalaya, 15 years after its release, Palpasa Cafe still sells at an average of 3000 copies a year, making it among the most valuable titles in their back catalogue.
The book can be pre-ordered in Nepal via www.thuprai.com, www.kitabyatra.com and www.sastobook.com, according to the statement.
The hardbound copy of the book is priced at Rs 495.