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Japanese Reading Ladders - Murakami Haruki

Do you want to read Murakami Haruki in Japanese, but don't feel ready to tackle a full length novel? We have lots of other options for you.


Murakami Haruki 村上春樹 is a well known Japanese writer. In English he is known for his books like 1Q84, Norwegian Wood, Wind-up Bird Chronicle, and Sheep's Chase. In Japanese he is also known for his translations of Western literature by authors like Raymond Carver and picture book author Chris Van A.