Haruki Murakami

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First Person Singular by Haruki Murakami review – crowd-pleaser in cruise control
The Japanese author’s prose remains wildly popular, but complacency tarnishes his new story collection

Rob Doyle

12, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Haruki Murakami's new T-shirt line proves it: he's no recluse
The notoriously private author’s latest project, a stylish clothing collaboration with Uniqlo, marks the latest step in his opening up to the world

Alison Flood

03, Mar, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Top 10 books about Tokyo | Nick Bradley
From quiet stories of domestic life to accounts of horrific crime, these books introduce the reader to a vast, almost unknowable city

Nick Bradley

10, Jun, 2020 @11:10 AM

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Haruki Murakami to host lockdown radio show in Japan
Novelist and well-known music enthusiast will present the Stay Home Special ‘to blow away some of the corona-related blues’

Sian Cain and agencies

12, May, 2020 @11:47 AM

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Fearless, free and feminist: the enduring appeal of Jack Reacher
From Kate Atkinson to Haruki Murakami, the fast-paced Jack Reacher books have a host of obsessive fans. As a new thriller is released, we investigate the magnetism of Lee Child’s antihero

Charlotte Higgins

18, Oct, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Book clinic: can you recommend novels and nonfiction books about cats?
There are so many literary felines to savour

Jessie Burton

10, Aug, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Top 10 books about cults | Claire McGlasson
From fiction by Margaret Atwood to Haruki Murakami’s reportage, novelist Claire McGlasson picks favourite accounts of these ambitious, dangerous sects

Claire McGlasson

19, Jun, 2019 @11:00 AM

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'It's a silent conversation': authors and translators on their unique relationship
From Man Booker International winner Olga Tokarczuk to partners Ma Jian and Flora Drew … leading authors and translators discuss the highs and lows of cross-cultural collaboration

Claire Armitstead

06, Apr, 2019 @7:59 AM

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Top 10 musical novels | Rebecca Kauffman
Novelist Rebecca Kauffman chooses work by authors from Ann Patchett to Zadie Smith resounding with music and musicians

Rebecca Kauffman

23, Jan, 2019 @1:30 PM

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Haruki Murakami and James Frey lead all-male shortlist for bad sex award
Annual prize intended to show up the worst sexual description in fiction singles out some famous names for a second time – but no women

Alison Flood

30, Nov, 2018 @1:52 PM

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Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami review – a rambling voyage of discovery
Paintings become magic portals in this digressive, beguiling novel about an artist in flight from himself

Xan Brooks

17, Oct, 2018 @6:30 AM

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Haruki Murakami: ‘You have to go through the darkness before you get to the light’
The books interview: his surreal stories are read by millions but the Japanese novelist is bemused by his celebrity. The eternal Nobel favourite reveals why his books appeal in times of chaos

Oliver Burkeman

10, Oct, 2018 @11:01 PM

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