Haruki Murakami

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Haruki Murakami




1979: Gunzo Award (best first novel) for Hear the Wind Sing1982: Noma Literary Prize (best newcomer) for A Wild Sheep Chase1985: Tanizaki Prize for Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World1995: Yomiuri Prize (best novel) for The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle1999: Kuwabara Takeo Prize for Underground2006: World Fantasy Award (best novel) for Kafka on the Shore2006: Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award for Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman2007: Kiriyama Prize for Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

Haruki Murakami (born January 12, 1949) is a contemporary 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.

1979 Hear the Wind Sing1980 Pinball, 19731982 A Wild Sheep Chase1985 Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World1987 Norwegian Wood1988 Dance Dance Dance1992 South of the Border, West of the Sun1994–1995 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle1999 Sputnik Sweetheart2002 Kafka on the Shore2004 After Dark2009–2010 1Q842013 Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

In 2006, Murakami became the sixth recipient of the Franz Kafka Prize.In 2007, he received an honorary doctorate of Letters from the University of Liège, one from Princeton University in June 2008, and one from Tufts University in May 2014.In January 2009 Murakami received the Jerusalem PrizeIn October 2014, he was awarded the Welt-Literaturpreis.In April 2015, Murakami was named one of the TIME 100's most influential people. In November 2015, he was awarded the Danish Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award.

Writer's BiographyHaruki Murakami (村上 春樹)


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