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First Haruki Murakami festival in Manila is happening

Feb 13, 2018 - 9:12 PM

Heads up, Haruki Murakami fans! These Murakami-themed events are happening in Manila. You can also watch 'Norwegian Wood' as part of the festival!

WATCH: This 'experience-driven' book fair is inspired by Haruki Murakami

Nov 18, 2017 - 7:38 PM

At Komura Book Fair, you can listen to live music, read a book, or even grab a beer or two

Meet the Indonesian author being compared to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Apr 13, 2016 - 4:27 PM

Will Eka Kurniawan win the prestigious Man Booker award?

INTERNATIONAL ACCLAIM. Eka Kurniawan has already been compared to literary heavyweights Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Haruki Marukami. Photo by AFP

Love, sex and koi carp: Murakami's advice column turns racy

Feb 17, 2015 - 10:49 PM

Murakami answers queries from readers on a specially established website offering advice on subjects ranging from the racy to the frankly odd

ONLINE HELP. Japanese author Haruki Murakami will launch a column for readers who want to seek advice from him according to Shinchosha Publishing. File photo by Jordi Bedmar/Pool/EPA

Haruki Murakami begins online agony uncle clinic

Jan 16, 2015 - 3:57 PM

The author answers the first batch of questions posted on Friday

Haruki Murakami to be online agony uncle – publisher

Jan 06, 2015 - 5:25 PM

Shinchosha Publishing says the publicity shy writer will pen answers to queries offering his opinions and advice on how to tackle all manner of difficulties

Japan novelist Murakami backs Hong Kong protesters

Nov 08, 2014 - 11:13 PM

Murakami accepts the Welt Literaturpreis and soeaks in support of Hong Kong s pro democracy protesters while in Germany

MURAKAMI. In this file photo, Japanese writer Haruki Murakami is seen shortly before addressing a press conference in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, 08 June 2011. Jordi Bedmar/Pool/EPA

Murakami says Japan ignoring WWII, Fukushima role – report

Nov 03, 2014 - 3:50 PM

No one has taken real responsibility for the 1945 war end or the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident I feel so

In this file photo, Japanese writer Haruki Murakami is seen shortly before addressing a press conference in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, 08 June 2011. Jordi Bedmar/Pool/EPA

Murakami's new book unveiled in Japan

Apr 18, 2014 - 10:54 AM

Murakami is definitely best known for his novels but reading short stories is a different kind of pleasure

Murakami to publish first short story collection in 9 years

Mar 17, 2014 - 8:19 PM

The collection will include 5 short novels which have already been published separately in magazines and one new offering

HARUKI MURAKAMI. The Japanese writer is seen here signing autographs in October 2006 in Prague after receiving the Franz Kafka Award in the same year. Photo by Michael Cizek/AFP

Japan town fuming over Murakami fiction portrayal

Feb 07, 2014 - 4:56 PM

Nakatonbetsu s town assembly aren t amused at their portrayal as a home for litterbugs

HARUKI MURAKAMI. A passage in the bestselling author's novella angers citizens of a remote town. Screen grab from his Facebook

Murakami, Munro, Alexievich are Nobel literature favorites

Oct 10, 2013 - 10:21 AM

Immense interest surrounds the logic guiding the Swedish Academy as it selects the writer whose name will forever be associated with the world s most coveted literary prize

NOBEL FRONTRUNNER? Japanese writer Haruki Murakami signs autographs 30 October 2006 in Prague after receiving the Franz Kafka Award for 2006. AFP/Michal Cizek

Murakami: Writing is like going to dark place

May 06, 2013 - 10:03 PM

In a rare public appearance Murakami spoke at a seminar entitled Observe soul write soul in the ancient city of Kyoto

LITERARY ROCKSTAR. Haruki Murakami released sparse details of his latest book, keeping fans anticipating. Photo from Haruki Murakami Facebook page

Japan races to read new Murakami novel

Apr 12, 2013 - 8:18 PM

Japanese salarymen interrupted their commutes to buy Haruki Murakami s new novel

BESTSELLER. Japanese readers flock to bookstores as Haruki Murakami's new novel was released. Photo by AFP

Haruki Murakami's new book out in April

Feb 19, 2013 - 2:26 PM

Publishing house Bungeishunju Ltd posted a small advert in newspapers on Saturday February 16 which said only: Haruki Murakami: Long awaited novel to arrive in April

Japanese writer Haruki Murakami signs autographs 30 October 2006 in Prague after receiving the Franz Kafka Award for 2006. AFP PHOTO MICHAL CIZEK

Munro, Murakami, Roth Nobel literature favorites

Oct 11, 2012 - 10:45 AM

With just hours to go before the Nobel Literature Prize laureate is announced in Stockholm speculation has hit fever pitch with Canada s Alice Munro and Japan s Haruki Murakami often cited as possible winners

Murakami, cheap liquor and Japan-China row

Sep 28, 2012 - 1:54 PM

Haruki Murakami one of the world s foremost novelists wades into the territorial row between China and Japan

AUTHOR HARUKI MURAKAMI. Image from Facebook