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Great Japanese Writers: Ryu Murakami blog.gaijinpot.com

posted by  banzaitokyo | 8 months, 1 week ago in Art & Culture

Often referred to in conversation as “the other Murakami,” I would argue that while not enjoying the sales and acclaim outside Japan that Haruki does, Ryu has done much more over his long career to push Japanese literature down new and uncomfortable avenues. Without him, the contemporary Japanese publishing world would look very different.