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Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami graduated from Waseda University, Tokyo, in 1975. Widely considered one of Japan's most important 20th-century novelists. His often solitary, withdrawn, and world-weary protagonists are generally stripped of Japanese tradition. Frequently called postmodern, his fiction, which often includes elements of surreal fantasy and is ... See full bio »

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  Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman (short stories) (filming)
 2018 Hanalei Bay (based on the short story)
 2018 Burning (based on the short story "Barn Burning" by)
 2015 The 100% Perfect Girl (Short) (based on the short story)
 2010 The Second Bakery Attack (Short) (based on the short story by)
 2010 Norwegian Wood (novel)
 2008 All God's Children Can Dance (short story "All God's Children Can Dance")
 2006 Television Theater (TV Series) (based on a novel by - 1 episode)
- Na poludnie od granicy (2006) ... (based on a novel by)
 2004 Tony Takitani (short story)
 2003 Dansa med dvärgar (Short) (writer)
 1988 Mori no mukougawa (based on the novel by)
 1985 Attack on a Bakery (Short) (based on the short story by)
 1983 A Girl, She Is 100% (Short) (based on the short story by)
 1982 Hear the Song of the Wind (based on the novel by)

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(February 24 to March 19, 2006) His play, "After the Quake," was performed at the Long Wharf Theatre (Mainstage) in New Haven, Connecticut. James Schuette was scenic designer. Mara Blumenfeld was costume designer. James F. Ingalls was lighting designer. Andrew Pluess and Ben Sussman were composers and sound designers. See more »

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Has participated at long-distance-races since 1982, running his first marathon on the original track between Athens and the city of Marathon. See more »

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