Our Solitude topic opens with one of Haruki Murakami's most popular works, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. In addition to considering the book itself, we discuss Murakami's style and the best books to read as an introduction to his body of work.
Topic: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, by Haruki Murakami. Published in three volumes between 1994 and 1995 by Shinchosha in the original Japanese. Translated into English by Jay Rubin and published by Vintage in 1997.
Intro / Outro Music: "Go Cart" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Summary Music: "Deadly Roulette" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/