Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami

This is a complete list of Haruki Murakami books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

Recent/Upcoming Haruki Murakami Books

November 26th, 2024: The City and Its Uncertain Walls

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List of The Rat Books in Publication Order

List of Kishidancho Goroshi Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
1985
2
9
Norwegian Wood
1987
3
10
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
1997
4
6
South of the Border, West of the Sun
1999
5
Sputnik Sweetheart
2001
6
6
Kafka on the Shore
2005
7
8
After Dark
2007
8
8
1Q84
2011
9
8
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
2014
10
The City and Its Uncertain Walls
2024

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Haruki Murakami Manga Stories 1: Super-Frog Saves Tokyo, The Seventh Man, Birthday Girl, Where I'm Likely to Find It
2023

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche
2000
2
8
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
2008
3
Murakami Diary 2009
2008
4
8
村上さんのところ
2015
5
Novelist as a Vocation (With: Philip Gabriel, Ted Goossen)
Novelist as a Vocation (With: Philip Gabriel, Ted Goossen)
2015
6
Haruki Murakami Goes to Meet Hayao Kawai
2016
7
10
Absolutely on Music
2016
8
Murakami 2020 Diary
2019
9
Murakami T: The T-Shirts I Love (With: Philip Gabriel)
Murakami T: The T-Shirts I Love (With: Philip Gabriel)
2020

List of Haruki Murakami Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Fourth Annual Collection
1991
2
Fourth Annual Collection
1991
3
The Campfire Collection: Spine-tingling Tales to Tell in the Dark
2000
4
The Vintage Book of Amnesia
2000
5
40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology
2000
6
Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection
2003
7
Birthday Stories
2004
8
The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers
2005
9
8
Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant: Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone
2007
10
8
Read Real Japanese Essays
2008
11
Great Modern Stories
2009
12
Short Stories: The Thoroughly Modern Collection
2009
13
Stories to Get You Through the Night
2010
14
Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature
2011
15
AQA GCSE Anthology Sunlight on the Grass
2012
16
Ten Selected Love Stories
2013
17
Freeman's: Arrival
2015
18
Writers: Their Lives and Works
2018
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Haruki Murakami: Biography

Haruki Murakami was born on January 12th, 1949 and is currently 75 years old. Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto, Japan.

Haruki Murakami is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 10 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1985 with the novel Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World. The most recently released novel was Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage which was released in 2014.

Haruki Murakami has also written the Non-Fiction Books series which has 9 books including Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche and What I Talk About When I Talk About Running.

Haruki Murakami: Awards & Accolades

Murakami's books have won multiple awards, Fourth Annual Collection won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1992. Kafka on the Shore won the World Fantasy Award, Novel, in 2006. 1Q84 won the Goodreads Awards, Best Fiction, in 2011.

Haruki Murakami books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection was nominated for the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2003. Kafka on the Shore was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Fiction, in 2005. 1Q84 was nominated for the British Book Awards, International Author of the Year, in 2011 as well as the Audie Award - Best Multi-Voiced Performance Award in 2012. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Fiction, in 2014. Killing Commendatore was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Fiction, in 2018.

Haruki Murakami: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Haruki Murakami on Book Notification is Norwegian Wood, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Haruki Murakami on Book Notification is Killing Commendatore, the 1st novel in the Kishidancho Goroshi series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Haruki Murakami are:

  1. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
  2. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  3. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
  4. Andy Weir, author of the novel: Project Hail Mary.
  5. Margaret Atwood, author of the The Handmaid's Tale Series.

Haruki Murakami: F.A.Q

When was Haruki Murakami Born? How old is Haruki Murakami?

Haruki Murakami was born on January 12th, 1949. Haruki Murakami is currently 75 years old.

Where was Haruki Murakami Born?

Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto, Japan and is Japanese.

What book awards has Haruki Murakami won?

Fourth Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award Anthology (1992).
Kafka on the Shore: World Fantasy Award Novel (2006).
1Q84: Goodreads Awards Best Fiction (2011).

What was the first book Haruki Murakami wrote?

The first novel written by Haruki Murakami was Hear the Wind Sing, published in 1979.

What was the most recent book Haruki Murakami wrote?

His most recently released work was Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories on November 14th, 2023.

Will there be any more books by Haruki Murakami?

Haruki Murakami has a new book coming out on November 26th, 2024 called The City and Its Uncertain Walls.

How many books has Haruki Murakami written?

Haruki Murakami has written 37 books. 4 books in the The Rat Series, 1 book in the Kishidancho Goroshi Series, 10 Standalone Novels, 5 Short Stories/Novellas, 7 books in the Short Story Collections, 1 book in the Graphic Novels, 9 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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    Dave W.
    Dave W.
    2 years ago

    I heard a lot of good stuff about 1Q84 but man I did not like it at all sadly. I really don’t know why it got the praise it got. Maybe it’s a cultural difference that I don’t get. It just felt very flat and dull and nothing really happens in it. Not sure I will read any more.

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