May 15, 2013
Best-selling author Haruki Murakami's latest novel is already a blockbuster in Japan. Once it is translated in English, it is bound to take the world by storm.
May 13, 2013
Reclusive novelist Haruki Murakami surprised and delighted the audience when he opened up about several topics during his recent speech at Kyoto University. Smiling and...
May 08, 2013
KYOTO—Haruki Murakami reiterated his love for Russian masterpieces and 19th-century literature as an influence on his work during a rare public speech and interview on May 6...
May 06, 2013
KYOTO--Best-selling author Haruki Murakami gave a rare public interview here May 6 to talk mainly about his new novel and his relationship with a late friend, psychologist...
April 23, 2013
A little more than a week since its arrival at bookstores in Japan, world-renowned writer Haruki Murakami’s first novel in three years has already sold more than 1 million...
April 21, 2013
Literary giant Haruki Murakami can sell more than just books. Fans, who snapped up 1 million copies of his new novel in the first week alone, have also created a surge in...
April 15, 2013
Because no information about Haruki Murakami's latest novel was released before it went on sale on April 12, its somewhat unusual title led to wide speculation among the public.
April 12, 2013
Eager fans of Haruki Murakami thronged bookstores around Japan for the midnight release of his new novel on April 12, with some of them even reading it cover to cover before...
April 12, 2013
Haruki Murakami’s new book is the tale of a man who tries to overcome his sense of loss and isolation, which has accumulated in the dark part of his heart.
April 11, 2013
Major publishing house Bungeishunju Ltd. has prepared 500,000 copies in anticipation of high demand for Haruki Murakami’s latest novel, breaking the record of any first...
March 15, 2013
The legions of fans of literary great Haruki Murakami should circle April 12 on their calendars.
February 19, 2013
Novelist Haruki Murakami, a perennial contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature, never forgot his small-town roots growing up in two cities near Kobe, in western Japan.
February 16, 2013
Literary giant Haruki Murakami is set to release his first novel in three years in April, publisher Bungeishunju Ltd. said Feb. 16.
October 16, 2012
Saiichi Maruya was a master speechwriter. The orator and author, who died in Tokyo on Oct. 13 aged 87, always maintained that the secret is to speak the truth without hurting...
October 10, 2012
A prestigious award has honored Haruki Murakami, author of globally successful novels "1Q84" and "Norwegian Wood," for helping to foster international understanding.
September 22, 2012
Book lovers in Beijing looking for a copy of Haruki Murakami's latest best-seller “1Q84” will find themselves out of luck.
April 17, 2012
HONOLULU--Internationally acclaimed writer Haruki Murakami gave a lecture and reading to a standing-room only crowd at the University of Hawaii's Manoa campus.
October 20, 2011
When a young Dave Hilton strode to the batter's box at Jingu Stadium on Opening Day in 1978, little did he know that his actions over the next few minutes would set in motion a ...
October 14, 2011
In Taiwan, there is the phrase “Very Murakami.” In China, there is “Absolutely Murakami.”
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