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HARUKI MURAKAMI

Reader opinions have been mixed on Haruki Murakami's latest novel, “The City and Its Uncertain Walls.”
CULTURE / Books
Aug 20, 2023
Haruki Murakami’s latest has readers and reviewers perplexed
Following the arrival of the renowned author’s first full-length novel in six years, critics and readers have been left scratching their heads.
Japan Times
CULTURE
May 24, 2023
Haruki Murakami wins top books prize in Spain
The €50,000 ($55,000) award is one of eight prizes for the arts, sport and scientific research handed out yearly by a foundation named for Crown Princess Leonor.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Apr 13, 2023
Haruki Murakami’s first novel in six years hits shelves in Japan
The bestselling author spent three years working nonstop on his new novel, "The City and Its Uncertain Walls," which reworks the story of the same title from 1980.
Japan Times
PODCAST / deep dive
Mar 15, 2023
Haruki Murakami’s new novel. Plus, allegations resurface in J-pop.
Celebrated author Haruki Murakami reveals the title to a new novel, “The City and its Uncertain Walls.” Also, the BBC puts out a documentary on J-pop titan Johnny Kitagawa.
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CULTURE / Books
Feb 1, 2023
Haruki Murakami to release first novel in six years in April
There was little detail given about the new work, which will be Murakami"s first novel since "Killing Commendatore" was published in February 2017.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jan 17, 2023
Thousands sign petition to save Tokyo's 'sacred' Jingu Stadium
Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig played at the legendary venue in 1934 as part of a Japanese tour, making the stadium only one of a handful remaining where Ruth played.
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CULTURE / Books
Nov 16, 2022
Do you have what it takes to be a novelist? Let Haruki Murakami decide.
In u201cNovelist as a Vocation,u201d the prolific author paints himself as an everyman while giving frustratingly unclear advice on being a professional writer.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Oct 7, 2022
Yoshio Osakabe: ‘There are probably a lot of old fans who actually don't want Murakami to win the Nobel’
Coined "Harukisuto," or "Haruki-ists," for their passionate devotion to Haruki Murakami, one fan talks about the joy he gets from the work of one of Japan's most-treasured authors.
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CULTURE / Entertainment news
Mar 19, 2022
Haruki Murakami voices sorrow over loss of young lives in Ukraine war
"In a war started by the older generation, it's the younger generation that give up their lives. That's the way it's been for a long time, and it's truly heartbreaking," Murakami said.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Mar 16, 2022
Author Haruki Murakami to call for peace in Ukraine
Japan's most famous writer hopes to use his radio show as a platform to get people thinking about how they can put an end to war.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Mar 5, 2022
The murky metaphors of 'Drive My Car' are a good way to venture into reading Japanese
Metaphors and similes are an important part of any language, but theyu2019re also a huge part of u201cDrive My Car.u201d Hereu2019s a look at how to break them down in Japanese.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film / Wide Angle
Jan 15, 2022
‘Drive My Car’ won a Golden Globe. Could it also pick up an Oscar?
“Drive My Car,” a film based on a short story by Haruki Murakami and directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, has garnered a long list of prizes since premiering last July at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won three awards, including best screenplay.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Jan 10, 2022
Japan's 'Drive My Car' wins Golden Globe for best non-English film
The film, based on a short story of the same title by novelist Haruki Murakami, recently won the top prize and was selected for three other awards by a U.S. film critic society.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Jan 9, 2022
'Drive My Car' given top prize and three others by U.S. film critic society
The American film critics also gave the film, directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, the Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Actor awards.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Dec 2, 2021
Haruki Murakami and the challenge of adapting his tales for film
u201cDrive My Car,u201d from the rising director Ryusuke Hamaguchi, is the rare movie based on the authoru2019s work to excel. The writer and director explain the difficulties.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Oct 8, 2021
Why is the Nobel Prize so elusive for Haruki Murakami?
Over the years, critics have cited a number of possible reasons, with the most prominent being the lack of political statements in his work.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 23, 2021
Library named after alum Haruki Murakami at Tokyo's Waseda University
The university will open the Waseda International House of Literature, also known as the Murakami Haruki Library, on Oct. 1 at its campus in Tokyo.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Aug 19, 2021
‘Drive My Car’: Slow-burn drama does best when taking new routes
Ryusuke Hamaguchiu2019s adaptation of a Haruki Murakami story, which won the award for best screenplay at this yearu2019s Cannes film festival, is a meta-drama on loss and breaking down barriers.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Jul 18, 2021
Japan's Ryusuke Hamaguchi and Takamasa Oe win Best Screenplay at Cannes for 'Drive My Car'
A brooding, melancholic drama spanning three hours, the film is based on a short story of the same name by novelist Haruki Murakami.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Apr 5, 2021
'First Person Singular' marks Haruki Murakami's welcome return to his signature style
The writeru2019s new collection of eight short stories is a return to form, with first-person narratives full of cheek and playfulness.

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