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  • Haruki Murakami

    Information is everything in Hard-boiled Wonderland. A specialist encrypter is attacked by thugs with orders from an unknown source, is chased by invisible predators, and dates an insatiably hungry librarian who never puts on weight. In the End of the World a new arrival is learning his role as dream-reader. But there is something eerily disquieting about the changeless nature of the town and its fable-like inhabitants. Told in alternate chapters, the two stories converge and combine to create a novel that is surreal, beautiful, thrilling and...read more

  • Haruki Murakami

    From the bestselling author of Kafka on the Shore comes this rich and revelatory memoir about writing and running and the integral impact both have made on his life. Equal parts training log, travelogue, and reminiscence, this revealing memoir covers Murakami’s four-month preparation for the 2005 New York City Marathon. Settings range from Tokyo, where he once shared the course with an Olympian, to the Charles River in Boston, among young women who outpace him. Through this marvelous lens of sport emerges a cornucopia of memories and insights: the eureka moment when he decided to become a writer, his triumphs and disappointments, his passion for vintage LPs, and the experience, after...read more

  • Haruki Murakami

    Tokyo, ferne Gegenwart: Zwischen Wirklichkeit und virtueller Realität. Datendiebstahl ist an der Tagesordnung: Einem genialen greisen Wissenschaftler ist es gelungen, bei einer Gruppe professioneller Datenfälscher eine Gehirnwäsche durchzuführen. Er entnimmt ihnen Informationen, die er in Gehirne von unwissenden Versuchspersonen einspeist. Der 35-jährige Held und Ich-Erzähler ist der Einzige, der die Prozedur überlebt. Fortan versucht er, die dunklen Machenschaften des Professors mit allen Mitteln zu...read more