Master Murakami

Reading your Calvino responses, I started to think about how Murakami calls on many of the same ideas and techniques…but Murakami has best seller appeal, while Calvino, though highly respected and with a large international following, is not as accessible. I’m thinking this could be important to you as writers to think about – what is Murakami’s appeal?! hard-boiled-wonderland-questions

Murakami’s writing works well to analyze attributes of post-modern literature and ideas of the “hyperreal” – Here is a short excerpt from Jean Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulation simulacra_excerpt

Borges: On exactitude in Science”



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