Haruki Murakami
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Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949 and now lives near Tokyo. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages, and the most recent of his many international honors is the Jerusalem Prize, whose previous recipients include J. M. Coetzee, Milan Kundera, and V. S. Naipaul.

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    • 1Q84

    • By: Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin (translator), Philip Gabriel (translator)
    • Narrated by: Allison Hiroto, Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett
    • Length: 46 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7,064
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,294
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,272

    The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo. A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver's enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I've never read a book quite like this one

    • By Joey on 04-23-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Across two parallel narratives, Murakami draws listeners into a mind-bending universe in which Lauren Bacall, Bob Dylan, a split-brained data processor, a deranged scientist, his undemure granddaughter, and various thugs, librarians, and subterranean monsters collide to dazzling effect....

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    • A Novel
    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 26 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,245
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,046
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,049

    Gripping, prophetic, suffused with comedy and menace, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle is a tour de force equal in scope to the masterpieces of Mishima and Pynchon....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story. Make narrators "female voice" incredibly distracting

    • By Benjamin E. Flashman on 03-19-17

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Kafka on the Shore

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Oliver Le Sueur
    • Length: 19 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,692
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,534
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,528

    A tour de force of metaphysical reality, Kafka on the Shore is powered by two remarkable characters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it!

    • By bleadof on 10-04-16

    Regular price: $38.50

    • What I Talk about When I Talk about Running

    • A Memoir
    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,800
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,397
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,402

    Equal parts training log, travelogue, and reminiscence, this revealing memoir covers Murakami's four-month preparation for the 2005 New York City Marathon....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It is what it says it is

    • By Rick on 03-10-09

    Regular price: $12.57

    • Men Without Women

    • Stories
    • By: Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel - translator, Ted Goossen - translator
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 332

    Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Murakami Being Murakami

    • By Jay Quintana on 05-10-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Norwegian Wood

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: John Chancer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 728
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 651
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 654

    A poignant story of one college student's romantic coming-of-age, Norwegian Wood takes us to that distant place of a young man's first, hopeless, and heroic love.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sorry, but I didn't like the narrator.

    • By Kelly McCarty on 10-30-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage

    • By: Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (translator)
    • Narrated by: Bruce Locke
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 996
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 893
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 893

    The new novel - a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan - from the internationally acclaimed author, his first since IQ84....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, brooding book, terrible reading

    • By Elias F Ponvert on 06-12-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • A Wild Sheep Chase

    • A Novel
    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 459
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 460

    A marvelous hybrid of mythology and mystery, A Wild Sheep Chase is the extraordinary literary thriller that launched Haruki Murakami's international reputation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ...narration like Frank Muller and David Lynch...

    • By Frank on 05-25-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Killing Commendatore

    • By: Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel - translator, Ted Goossen - translator
    • Length: 21 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The much-anticipated novel from the best-selling author of 1Q84, Killing Commendatore is an epic tour de force of love and loneliness, war and art - as well as a loving homage to The Great Gatsby - and a stunning work of imagination from one of our greatest writers....

    Regular price: $42.00

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