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Author Study: Haruki Murakami Curated by Ashley Tang '19

This Libguide provides a detailed analysis of Japanese author Haruki Murakami and delves into his writing accomplishments.

Haruki Murakami

 

"If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets."
 
 

A writer of great imagination and human sympathy, Murakami has enthralled millions of readers by building fictional worlds that are uniquely his.

("Haruki Murakami Stock Photos and Images.” Alamy, www.alamy.com/stock-photo/haruki-murakami.html.)

 The Japan Times reports that he is open to advice questions of any kind and “Murakami will also answer fans’ questions on his likes and dislikes — including cats, a favorite animal of his, and the Yakult Swallows, the Japanese baseball team he supports."

(Michel, Lincoln. “Haruki Murakami to Pen Advice Column for Fans – Electric Literature.” Electric Literature, Electric Literature, 7 Jan. 2015, electricliterature.com/haruki-murakami-to-pen-advice-column-for-fans-b8e9d3bf0648.)

(Poole, Steven. “Haruki Murakami: 'I'm an Outcast of the Japanese Literary World'.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 13 Sept. 2014, www.theguardian.com/books/2014/sep/13/haruki-murakami-interview-colorless-tsukur-tazaki-and-his-years-of-pilgrimage.)

(“The Politics of Haruki Murakami, Part 1.” That Faint Light, 17 June 2012, thatfaintlight.wordpress.com/2011/06/06/the-politics-of-haruki-murakami-part-1/.)

(“Haruki Murakami Stock Photos and Images.” Alamy, www.alamy.com/stock-photo/haruki-murakami.html.)

(“Haruki Murakami Stock Photos and Images.” Alamy, www.alamy.com/stock-photo/haruki-murakami.html.)