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Novelist Haruki Murakami: Jazz Lover and Club Owner

The celebrated Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami has crossed paths with more of my passions than any other novelist I can think of: long distance runner, jazz enthusiast, record collector, reader, and then, writer.  In this New York Times profile, published in 2007, concurrent with the English-language publication of his 2004 novel After Dark, Murakami talks about his passion for jazz (including his conversation with Wayne Shorter), the jazz club he ran in Tokyo before embarking on his writing, and the ways jazz inform his writing today.-Nick Moy

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Novelist Haruki Murakami: Jazz Lover and Club Owner

The celebrated Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami has crossed paths with more of my passions than any other novelist I can think of: long distance runner, jazz enthusiast, record collector, reader, and then, writer. In this New York Times profile, published in 2007, concurrent with the English-language publication of his 2004 novel After Dark, Murakami talks about his passion for jazz (including his conversation with Wayne Shorter), the jazz club he ran in Tokyo before embarking on his writing, and the ways jazz inform his writing today.

-Nick Moy

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