Men Without Women: Stories by Haruki Murakami
We will read a book from one of the prominent authors of Japan. It is a short book and available in the public library. Please add the activity in your calendar so you won't miss it and will remember the date and the place.
Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are lovesick doctors, students, ex-boyfriends, actors, bartenders, and even Kafka’s Gregor Samsa, brought together to tell stories that speak to us all. In Men Without Women Murakami has crafted another contemporary classic, marked by the same wry humor and pathos that have defined his entire body of work.
One of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, and Esquire
“[A] beguilingly irresistible book. Like a lost lover, it holds on tight long after the affair is over.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Classic Murakami. . . . [His] voice—cool, poised, witty, characterized by a peculiar blend of whimsy and poignancy, wit and profundity—hasn’t lost its power to unsettle even as it amuses.” —The Boston Globe
“Time and again in these seven stories, Murakami displays his singular genius.” —Los Angeles Times
“Intimate, captivating and poignant. . . . A short story is brief enough to be perfectible—and Men Without Women showcases that.” —The Kansas City Star
“Beautifully rendered.” —Financial Times
About the Author
Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in Protected content now lives near Tokyo. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages, and the most recent of his many international honors is the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award, whose previous recipients include J. K. Rowling, Isabel Allende, and Salman Rushdie.
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