Book Oblivion

  • In Search of Lost Time

    Have you always wanted to read through Marcel Proust’s colossal novel, In Search of Lost  Time? You don’t have to do it alone. For details on our In Search of Lost Time Reading Group, subscribe below.

  • Murakami Square

    We have a thriving Murakami reading community. For all of the details, sign up for our Murakami Newsletter to find out about new courses and opportunities to dive deeper into his mind-bending worlds with like minds from all over the world.

  • Book Oblivion Book Club

    We read a new book every spring, summer, winter, and fall. For about six weeks each season, we unpack a classic or contemporary novel together. To join our book club, sign up for our book club newsletter and find out how you can get involved and join the conversation.

Reading Beyond Murakami Course Series

This course series is an in depth exploration into the works of Haruki Murakami. Different theoretical approaches are taught in the theory heavy courses while the literary exploration courses celebrate the power of story. A new course is offered three times a year. To find out when enrollment opens, you can sign up to receive our Reading Beyond Murakami newsletter.

  • This course series is designed for fans and students who consider themselves Murakami enthusiasts and want to dig deeper into the theories and philosophies influencing his mind-bending stories. 

    It is ideal for the life-long learner wanting to continue to challenge oneself beyond the classroom or the college student looking to specialize in Haruki Murakami and literary theory. 

    There are three kinds of Murakami courses included in the Reading Beyond Murakami course series: the theory heavy course, the literary- focused course, and the bonus course. 

    Find out more HERE.


  • Explore the dominant themes of Haruki Murakami’s Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World while learning about philosophy, psychoanalysis, and literary theory. Enrollment opens periodically. Find out more HERE.

  • Join us while we learn more about magical realism through three of Haruki Murakami’s most influential novels: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, and Kafka on the Shore. This course includes biweekly live discussions and a dynamic reading community. Enrollment opens soon. Subscribe to our Reading Beyond Murakami Newsletter for details.

Hi, I’m Jessica! 

Welcome to Book Oblivion! We read like there is no tomorrow and encourage you to to the same. Here you will find online courses and articles in the areas of writing, rhetoric, literature, and reading. We also have an engaging online book club and would love for you to join us!