AUTHOR | HARUKI MURAKAMI



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Haruki Murakami | Novelist, short-story writer, essayist, translator



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Haruki Murakami (January 12, 1949) is a contemporary Japanese writer. His books and stories have been bestsellers in Japan as well as internationally, with his work being translated into 50 languages and selling millions of copies outside his native country.
His works of fiction and non-fiction have garnered critical acclaim and numerous awards, both in Japan and internationally, including the World Fantasy Award (2006) and the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award (2006), while his oeuvre received among others the Franz Kafka Prize (2006) and the Jerusalem Prize (2009). Murakami's most notable works include A Wild Sheep Chase (1982), Norwegian Wood (1987), The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (1994-1995), Kafka on the Shore (2002), and 1Q84 (2009–2010). He has also translated a number of English works into Japanese, from Raymond Carver to J. D. Salinger.
Murakami's fiction, still criticized by Japan's literary establishment as un-Japanese, was influenced by Western writer


Born: 1949-01-12

Born in: Kyoto, Japan







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Writing novels is much the same. You gather up bones...

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Es decir..., lo que yo creo es que el hombre piensa ...

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Life is here, death is over there. I am here, not ov...

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In his or her own way, everyone I saw before me look...

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What we needed were not words and promises but the s...

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If you only read the books that everyone else is rea...

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All you have to do is wait. Sit tight and wait for t...

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That's the kind of death that frightens me. The shad...

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Exactly. When is comes to anything halfway important...

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here she is, all mine, trying her best to give me al...

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This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don...

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I have a million things to talk to you about. All I ...

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I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thi...

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No truth can cure the sorrow we feel from losing a l...

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People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile ...

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I don't go out of my way to make friends, that's all.

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When you are used to the kind of life -of never gett...

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I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to...

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Everything was too sharp and clear, so that I could ...

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