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Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami was born on 12 January, 1949 in Kyoto, Japan and is best known for writing Norwegian Wood (a book that has sold over 4 million copies, kafka on the Shore and 1Q84. He has translated worked by Raymond Carver and J.D. Salinger into Japanese and is heavily influenced by Western writers including Kurt Vonnegut and Raymond Chandler.

A marathon runner and triathlon enthusiast (which he discusses in his 2008 memoir What I Talk About When I Talk About Running), he started writing fiction when he was 29 years old. Very surrealist, Haruki has written a number of short stories and used to run a jazz bar. He his the most widely translated Japanese author of his generation.


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