Author Speak

Anita Nair

10443376_10152607049771674_6425856316193815303_nAn interview with one of my favourite Indian authors and also a photo op that I will ever cherish. I have read most of her books and have reviewed one of them in my blog. She is one of the very few Indian authors who can elegantly make the every day ordinary of the Indian middle class living into a journey worth remembering for the reader.

Courtesy : Talking Cranes


Haruki Murakami

I sure don’t have a personal interview from Murakami himself, but this British documentary on him is definitely a must watch.

Some of Murakami’s best selling books in chronological order

Original publication English publication
Title Year Title Year
Kaze no uta o kike
1979 Hear the Wind Sing 1987/2015
1973-nen no pinbōru
1980 Pinball, 1973 1985/2015
Hitsuji o meguru bōken
1982 A Wild Sheep Chase 1989
Sekai no owari to Hādo-boirudo Wandārando
= Sekai no owari & Hard-boiled Wonderland
1985 Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World 1991
Noruwei no mori
1987 Norwegian Wood 1989 (Birnbaum’s translation); 2000 (Rubin’s translation)
Dansu dansu dansu = Dance dance dance
1988 Dance Dance Dance 1994
Kokkyō no minami, taiyō no nishi
1992 South of the Border, West of the Sun 2000
Nejimaki-dori kuronikuru
1994–1995 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle 1997
Supūtoniku no koibito
1999 Sputnik Sweetheart 2001
Umibe no Kafuka
2002 Kafka on the Shore 2005
Afutā dāku = After dark
2004 After Dark 2007
2009–2010 1Q84 2011
Shikisai o motanai Tazaki Tsukuru to, kare no junrei no toshi
2013 Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage 2014


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