Archive for the ‘Haruki Murakami’ Category

The amazing thing about Murakami’s books is, you never know what you’re going to get – when that bridge between reality and surrealism will get crossed, and, what avenues the surrealism will take. Past experiences with Murakami have also taught me that the story is not going to be like anything I’ve read before. Experience […]


This is a short hundred and eighty page book, which has Murakami talk about his life, and the importance of running in it. It’s a quick-paced interesting read for everyone – be it a marathon runner, or a marathon reader. You can call it an autobiography, a memoir, a travel journal, or a training diary […]


Reading The Great Gatsby earlier in this year was an incredible experience, and I’m pretty sure it’s going to join The Fountainhead and A Catcher In The Rye in my list of annual reads. So, I wasn’t completely surprised when I came across the following comment from the famous Japanese writer, Haruki Murakami, in his book What I […]


So far, this year, I’ve read two books that can only be described as ‘coming of age’ books. This year, I’ve read two books based in Tokyo, where the protagonist comes from some small village in Japan, and have come to Tokyo with a purpose. This year, I’ve read two books that have the title […]