Now is the perfect time to start reading Murakami (if you haven’t already). August 4th, 2015 marks the first US release of Murakami’s first two works, Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball 1973. Join us for a discussion (fanboy celebration) of what makes Murakami great, including a list of works to check out, Murakami’s fine use of music references and an unforgivable Wild Sheep Chase spoiler by Grant.
Show Notes & Links
- Murakami Novels
- Murakami Soundtracks (YouTube Playlists)
- Long John Silver (1972) – Jefferson Airplane
- The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
- This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Mysteries of Pittsburg by Michael Chabon
- Ghost World (2001 film)
- The main character in The Sun Also Rises is Jake Barnes.
- Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant
- “Pinball Wizard” by The Who