Knopf First Person Singular
Knopf First Person Singular

First Person Singular

By Haruki Murakami

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Publication Date: April 6, 2021

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A mind-bending new collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed, Haruki Murakami.

The eight stories in this new book are all told in the first person by a classic Murakami narrator. From memories of youth, meditations on music, and an ardent love of baseball, to dreamlike scenarios and invented jazz albums, together these stories challenge the boundaries between our minds and the exterior world. Occasionally, a narrator may or may not be Murakami himself. Is it memoir or fiction? The reader decides.

Philosophical and mysterious, the stories in First Person Singular all touch beautifully on love and solitude, childhood and memory…all with a signature Murakami twist.

About the Author

HARUKI MURAKAMI was born in Kyoto in 1949 and 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.

Author Residence: Tokyo, Japan

Author Hometown: Kyoto, Japan

Format: Hardcover

Length: 256 pages

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: April 6, 2021

ISBN: 9780593318072

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