Haruki Murakami


Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949 and now lives near Tokyo. He is the author of many novels as well as short stories and non-fiction. His works include Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Kafka On The Shore, After Dark, 1Q84 and What I Talk About When I Talk About Running. His most recent books are Colorless Tsukuru and His Years of Pilgrimage and The Strange Library. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages, and the most recent of his many international honours is the Jerusalem Prize.

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ARKIE’S PILGRIMAGE TO THE NEXT BIG THING is a delightfully funny and inspiring novel about a very modern pilgrimage, and one woman's chance to rediscover what she's lost. Here’s our Q&A with the author of ARKIE’S PILGRIMAGE TO THE NEXT BIG THING, Lisa Walker, and don’t forget to check out our Reading Group Questions too!

Every year we make the same New Year’s resolution . . . not just to read more books but to read more genres and move out of our ‘reading comfort zone’. Get out of your reading rut with our Top 10 Books to Help You Read Your Way to a New You.

Books by Haruki Murakami