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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If you're young and talented, it's like you have wings.

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People have their own reasons for dying. It might lo...

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That’s how stories happen – with a turning point, an...

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Everybody has to start somewhere. You have your whol...

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What happens when people open their hearts?''They ge...

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Death leaves cans of shaving cream half-used.

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If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone el...

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