In case you haven’t dived into the stories written by Haruki Murakami yet, beat that reading slump now and read them online!

Aside from fostering your craft through free online tutorials that piled up nowadays, you can still feed your literary heart with Haruki Murakami‘s book on The New Yorker! To tell you, we may have that dreaded reading slump while we’re all staying at home all day but this great news might get rid us from of some physical clutter.

With a handful of short stories and twenty-one novels,  Haruki Murakami’s works can be accessed now at The New Yorker site. Among the available short stories on the site is “U.F.O in Kushiro” which was inspired by the 1995 earthquake in Kobe, Japan. The picture above depicts the kitchen of a damaged home after the 7.3-magnitude earthquake during that time. Aside from that, you can also read “Cream“, “Kino“, “Samsa in Love“, “The Year of Spaghetti” and “Town of Cats“.

Aside from that, you can also score “TV People” and “Sleep” from the “Elephant Vanishes” and “Barn Burning” which was written based on the published short story way back 1983.

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If you don’t know yet, Haruki Murakami is a Japanese novelist who won the Gunzou Literature Prize for budding writers in 1979 with his first novel, “Hear the Wind Sing”. After that, he bagged success with several of his works. If you have been carried away with his masterpiece you can agree with me that he is one of the most famous contemporary writers in the world.

If you were listening too while reading his written stories, know that he also opened eventually a small jazz bar after his college which he runs together with his wife.

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“Dreaming is the day job of novelists, but sharing our dreams is a still more important task for us. We cannot be novelists without this sense of sharing something.” Haruki expressed this on his acceptance speech last Catalunya International Prize.

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