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When Murakami Came to the States

Haruki Murakami

When Murakami Came to the States

The Paris Review - David Karashima

In his rigorous new book, Who We’re Reading When We’re Reading Murakami, David Karashima examines how Haruki Murakami came to be one of the most beloved writers on the planet. The excerpt below chronicles the U.S. publication of Murakami’s first book to appear stateside, A Wild Sheep Chase. On May …

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