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Haruki Murakami


Murakami plays antiwar songs on radio to protest Ukraine war

March 18, 2022 10:41 pm

“Does music have the power to stop war? Sadly, the answer is no,” author Haruki Murakami said. “But it has the power to make listeners believe that war is something we must stop.”

Twinkle Khanna picks her stars: A reading list compiled by the author

December 26, 2021 2:37 pm

Twinkle Khanna, actor and author, has curated the perfect list of books for you to read.

Nobel panel to announce 2021 prize for literature

October 07, 2021 3:38 pm

Winners are famously hard to predict. This year's favourites, according to British bookmakers, include Kenya's Ngugi wa Thiong'o, French writer Annie Ernaux, Japanese author Haruki Murakami, Canada's Margaret Atwood and Antiguan-American writer Jamaica Kincaid

Library devoted to Japan novelist Murakami to open in Tokyo

September 23, 2021 6:19 pm

Murakami is an avid listener and collector of music ranging from classical to jazz and rock, and it serves as an important motif in many of his stories. He also has written books on music.

This weekend in Pune, travel back to 1984, solve a murder mystery or do some magic

June 05, 2021 8:39 am

The Book Club Pune features Haruki Murakami’s novel while Raah reaches out to children and Ekattha focuses on art

Review: A new collection of stories by Haruki Murakami

April 06, 2021 10:57 am

Haruki Murakami has a new collection of stories told in the first person by an unnamed older man obsessed with baseball, music, and the porous borders between memory, reality and dreams

Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami designs new T-shirt line

March 04, 2021 3:26 pm

Some T-shirts are inspired by his famous novels like Norwegian Wood, Kafka on the Shore and others exhibit the author's love for cats and music. They are priced at $19.90, which is approximately ₹1,447

Author Haruki Murakami hosts live jam for relaxation amid pandemic

February 15, 2021 11:07 am

As we are going through a time of anxiety, I hope to help you relax even just a little bit, Murakami, 72, said as he hosted a live online show.

Japanese author Murakami to DJ 'Stay Home' radio special as virus shutdown continues

May 12, 2020 2:28 pm

Murakami, a perennial favourite for the Nobel Prize in Literature, is a notorious recluse but has hosted his Murakami Radio show every couple months.

Prized possessions

September 18, 2018 12:35 am

What’s a writer without his prizes? According to Murakami, it is the sum of his books, the breadth of his readership.


In pictures: Library named after novelist Haruki Murakami set to open in Tokyo

September 26, 2021 4:10 pm

A library devoted to Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami’s writings, scrapbooks and record collection opens next week in Tokyo. Take a look at the pictures here