April 12, 2011
The Wait For Murakami's IQ84
The popular writer’s first English release in years is coming. Fans are likely already on the edge of their seats.
December 14, 2010
Norwegian Wood OK, and Pretty
Despite a tepid critical reception so far, people will go see the film adaptation of one of Japan’s most revered books.
October 09, 2010
The Murakami Factor
The 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature went to Peruvian author Llosa. But Japan’s most celebrated contemporary writer must surely stand a chance in the future.
May 27, 2010
This ‘nonconformist’ writer supports human rights and denounces nuclear weapons.
May 25, 2010
This iconic writer and Asian Nobel Laureate brought ‘beauty’ and ‘Japan’ together.