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In this Japanese name, the family name is Murakami.
Haruki Murakami
Murakami giving a lecture at MIT in 2005.
Murakami giving a lecture at MIT in 2005.
Occupation Author, novelist
Nationality Japanese
Genre Fiction, surrealist, postmodern

Haruki Murakami (村上 春樹 Murakami Haruki, born January 12, 1949) is a Japanese author and translator. He was born on January 12, 1949 in Kyoto, Japan. In 2006 he won the Franz Kafka Prize for his book Kafka on the Shore.

Works

Novels

  • Hear the Wind Sing (1979)
  • Pinball, 1973 (1980)
  • A Wild Sheep Chase (1982)
  • Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World (1985)
  • Norwegian Wood (1987)
  • Dance Dance Dance (1988)
  • South of the Border, West of the Sun (1992)
  • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (1995)
  • Sputnik Sweetheart (1999)
  • Kafka on the Shore (2002)
  • After Dark (2004)
  • 1Q84 (2009)
  • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (2013)
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