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Warning: The following interview contains spoilers for Haruki Murakami’s latest novel, “Killing Commendatore.”

Best-selling Japanese author Haruki Murakami sat down for an interview with Kyodo News in April on the 40th anniversary of his debut novel “Hear the Wind Sing.” Here he speaks about his latest work “Killing Commendatore,” the evolution of his writing style, and the growing presence of violence in social media.

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