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02 April 2007

Haruki Murakami on Campus

村上春樹 の "Tony" Takitani

For those of you who live in Oahu and loved A Wild Sheep Chase, you might be interested in the following message:

Opening Speaker 2007 Celebrate Reading Festival:
Reading Stories and Writing Stories: A Reading and Talk by Haruki Murakami

Thursday, April 26, 2007, 7:30PM @ Campus Center Ballroom, UHM

Haruki Murakami is one of the most widely translated Japanese novelists, having built an international following with his daringly original fiction. He is best known for the novels Kafka on the Shore (2005) and The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (1999). His latest short-story collection, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman (2006), has been awarded the 2007 Kiriyama Prize.

This event is sponsored by: Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, UHM; College of Languages Linguistics, and Literature, UHM; Bruce Arinaga Distinguished Lecture Series, UH Hawai‘i Literary Arts Council; Mānoa: A Pacific Journal

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