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Did Haruki Murakami’s newest collection of short stories, Men Without Women, arrive on your doorstep this week? My Murakami community is pretty dedicated, so I’ve seen my Instagram feed flooded with photos of the new book, friends have added it to their Currently Reading shelf on Goodreads, and Facebook is also full of enthusiasm for […]
We are officially one month away from holding the English translation of Murakami’s newest short story collection in our hands! Men Without Women hits stores May 9. Are you as excited as I am? Most of you probably know how his short stories frequently end up in his novels, but have you heard Murakami discuss the way […]
I’m excited to introduce a brand new way to engage with Haruki Murakami’s mind-bending stories. The Reading Beyond Murakami Course Series is a systematic approach to understanding the author in a whole new way. Life-long learners will delight in learning and re-learning what makes literature so profound. The first course launches March 20 and is an in-depth look […]
I’ve written a handful of articles about Haruki Murakami, and as much as I love reading him, I want to acknowledge that there are other authors out there. And they’re quite good. Murakami even reads many of the authors on this list, so his fans and readers are sure to find some works of contemporary fiction […]
As if the new year isn’t exciting enough, we have 10 incredible new reads on the horizon to build anticipation all year long. These 2017 new book releases range from fascinating literary studies to scientific explorations. I will admit the one I’m looking forward to most is the “Who killed Noam Chomsky?” work of fiction that […]
This list includes 26 of Haruki Murakami’s short stories and essays published in The New Yorker dating all the way back to 1990. There are hundreds of pages of reading here to satisfy readers of the English translation while we wait for his new collection of short stories due out in April, Men Without Women. And […]
Like many of you, I no longer hold my breath for Murakami to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. For some reason, they don’t see the brilliance or the depth in his work. Every year I hope for it, and every year I am disappointed. I’ve read some pretty depressing articles that try to explain […]