Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami (b. 1949) is a Japanese writer. His books and stories have been bestsellers in Japan as well as internationally, with his work being translated into 50 languages and selling millions of copies outside his native country. His work has received numerous awards, including the World Fantasy Award, the Franz Kafka Prize, and the Jerusalem Prize. His fiction was influenced by Western writers from Chandler to Vonnegut. It is frequently surrealistic and melancholic, marked by themes of alienation and loneliness. He ranks among the world's greatest living novelists for his works and achievements.

books by Haruki Murakami