Happy birthday, Haruki Murakami!
January meeting is dedicated to Haruki Murakami. He is one of the authors celebrating birthday in January and the group has picked him up as the topic for this month.
This Japanese author was born on 12th January Protected content . His novels from the very beginning have been very well accepted, many made it as bestsellers in Japan and internationally and received numerous awards, such as World Fantasy Award Protected content , Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award Protected content , Franz Kafka Prize Protected content the Jerusalem Prize Protected content .
Read one of his books (any of your choice but written by this author) and we will talk about his writing style, characters, and story creations during this meeting.
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- We eat and drink during meetings, so being on time allows enough time for ordering and chatting and sometimes "warm up" activities such as quiz or a small game
- Read the topic of the month carefully and try to stick to it with your choice of a book. Often there are suggestions in the event description or comments for fitting titles, if you're not sure what to pick.
- We encourage everybody to speak, so be sure to have something to present on a topic - even if you've just started your book, bring it along and tell us what it is. Make us curious about the end :)
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