The Japanese master does a Kafka in Japan: The New Yorker He woke to discover that he had […]
Haruki Murakami and the Nobel Prize by Amanda Lewis in the LARB British Oddsmakers Ladbrokes gave 64-year-old Japanese […]
For the legions of admirers of Haruki Murakami, the recent release of his latest best-seller, “Shikisai wo Motanai Tazaki Tsukuru to, Kare no Junrei no Toshi” (Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage) could be a harbinger of a long hoped-for honor.
When the Nobel Prize in literature is announced in October, bookmakers are favoring the author of such classic works as “Norwegian Wood” and “Kafka on the Shore” to finally be tabbed.
One of those anxiously awaiting the announcement is Mao Danqing, a professor at Kobe International University. Mao dreams of bringing two contemporary literary giants face to face: Murakami and China’s Mo Yan, the author of such historical sagas as “Red Sorghum Clan,” who last year edged out the Japanese author for the coveted Nobel Prize.
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2013 was awarded to Alice Munro “master of the contemporary short story”, said the […]
It’s Nobel season again, and Japanese author Haruki Murakami is being touted as the front-runner to win the […]
Japanese famous writer Haruki Murakami received the most numerous votes from readers regarding his chances of winning this […]
After years of hovering in the wings, this could be Haruki Murakami‘s year to clinch the Nobel prize for literature – at least if you go by the odds offered by Ladbrokes on the Japanese author, who is 3-1 favourite.
The Japanese novelist writes an essay in The Granta I was born in Kyoto, but soon afterwards my […]
Following what has become customary hysteria, and seven-figure sales, at the release of a new Haruki Murakami novel in Japan, his growing English-language fanbase can expect to read the translation of his latest next year, the Ashai Shimbun reports.
Much excitement for Haruki Murakami fans today after his Japanese publisher announced that he’d be publishing a new […]