Haruki Murakami

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Is anyone else a fan of his? I have read IQ84, Norwegian Wood, After Dark, and The Wind Up Bird Chronicle. I am trying to decide which of his works to read next.
 

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Is anyone else a fan of his? I have read IQ84, Norwegian Wood, After Dark, and The Wind Up Bird Chronicle. I am trying to decide which of his works to read next.

I am huge fan of his, I think I have read everything by him :laugh: read Kafka on the Shore and A Wild Sheep chase :hap10:
 

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Hey, fellow Murakami lover! [emoji2]
Well, actually, I haven't read that much of Murakami's work. I read "Sputnik Sweetheart" and completely fell in love with it. So that's my recommendation.
I am currently reading "What I talk about when I talk about running". This one is not fictional, but very interesting.
Since we're talking about a Japanese writer, may I talk about Yoshimoto Banana? I love her book "Kitchen". I think if you liked Murakami you might like this one as well. [emoji4]
All of the books you mentioned are in my to-read list. [emoji7]
 

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I am huge fan of his, I think I have read everything by him :laugh: read Kafka on the Shore and A Wild Sheep chase :hap10:

I got Kafka on the Shore as a Christmas present. I think I might have to go to that one first. Thanks for the recommendation! I love the surrealism in his works. His writing is so unique (and I am an American so I am reading the translated versions). I can only imagine how cool it must be in its original Japanese.
 

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Kafka on the Shore is one of his most acclaimed works, but I still haven't read it yet :laugh: I'd recommend that one next though! My friend loved it. My favorite is still Wind Up Bird though :)
 

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Also, South of the Border, West of the Sun; Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.
 

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I love Haruki Murakami’s books. :love:

I reccomend Hard-Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World and Men Without Women.
 

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I have been looking for some new authors to read and was so intrigued by everyone's remarks about Haruki Murakami that I put a hold on two books at my library -- The Sputnik Sweetheart and The Wind-up Bird Chronicle. It will be nice to have something to read on the plane to San Jose!
 

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Hey, fellow Murakami lover! [emoji2]
Well, actually, I haven't read that much of Murakami's work. I read "Sputnik Sweetheart" and completely fell in love with it. So that's my recommendation.
I am currently reading "What I talk about when I talk about running". This one is not fictional, but very interesting.
Since we're talking about a Japanese writer, may I talk about Yoshimoto Banana? I love her book "Kitchen". I think if you liked Murakami you might like this one as well. [emoji4]
All of the books you mentioned are in my to-read list. [emoji7]

Sputnik sweetheart is also my first murakami book, and what makes me fall in love with his writing. And I am also currently reading "What I talk about when I talk about running". What is the chance of that!
 
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