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Haruki Murakami

I have made a separate category for Murakami….because he simply deserves it. Just like he deserved to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in the last couple of years but he didn’t. 148 more words


On Murakami

I’ve just finished my third Murakami novel, and am going through the usual analysis, interpretation, re-imagination that usually happens whenever I read his books. It’s a strange process, and I won’t pretend to know how to write book reviews, or be an expert on literary matters, but instead will use the words of others to frame my own thoughts about it. 957 more words


New Haruki Murakami Book

For those readers out there, another one of the world’s current great authors, Haruki Murakami, also has a new book out.  It’s called Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage… 267 more words

Cardinal Sins - Haruki Murakami : "South of the Border, West of the Sun"

“Rain falls and the flowers bloom. No rain, they wither up. Bugs are eaten by lizards, lizards are eaten by birds. But in the end, every one of them dies. 337 more words

Modern Fiction

Severed Shadows and Unicorn Horns : Haruki Murakami - "Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World"

Split between two realities, Haruki Murakami’s “Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World” is a marvel of a novel.  Murakami’s familiar, no-frills first person voice, (which might strike some as plain) here belongs to two men in very different lands, two men who may be  in fact converging toward each other. 321 more words

Fantasy/ Sci-Fi

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World was a mind whirlwind read — in a good way! Murakami doesn’t cease to amaze me in his creativity and considering this was his first novel, published in… 95 more words

Books For The Soul

Disconnected from consumers

Huge organizations and me don’t get along. They’re too inflexible, waste too much time, and have too many stupid people. (Haruki Murakami, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World)

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