Wednesday, May 8, 2013
More about Murakami's public interview
KYOTO--Best-selling author Haruki Murakami gave a rare public interview here May 6 to talk mainly about his new novel and his relationship with a late friend, psychologist Hayao Kawai.
Murakami's latest work, titled "Shikisai wo Motanai Tazaki Tsukuru to, Kare no Junrei no Toshi" (Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage) and published in April by Bungeishunju Ltd., has already sold more than 1 million copies.
About 500 people, chosen in a lottery, had the opportunity to listen to Murakami speak at Kyoto University on the theme "Tamashii wo Miru, Tamashii wo Kaku" (Seeing a soul, writing a soul).
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