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Absolutely on Music: Conversations with Seiji Ozawa

Paperback, 23/11/2017, £10.99
£9.89
Before turning his hand to writing, he ran a jazz club in Tokyo, and the aesthetic and emotional power of music permeates every one of his much-loved books. Now, in Absolutely on Music, Murakami fulfills a personal dream, sitting down with his friend, acclaimed conductor Seiji Ozawa, to talk about their shared interest.

Men Without Women: Stories

Paperback, 14/05/2018, £8.99
£8.09
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERAcross seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious women, baseball and the Beatles, woven together to tell stories that speak to us all.

Killing Commendatore

Hardback, 09/10/2018, £20.00
£18.00

Wind / Pinball: Two Novels

Paperback, 03/05/2016, £8.99
£8.09
Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, 1973 are the author's earliest novels. They follow the fortunes of the narrator and his friend, known only by his nickname, the Rat. In this title, the rat goes on a quest to find the exact model of pinball machine he had enjoyed playing years earlier: the three-flipper Spaceship.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Paperback, 02/04/2009, £8.99
£8.09
In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, the author began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such races, he reflects upon the influence the sport has had on his life and on his writing. This title presents his portrait.

Desire: Vintage Minis

Paperback, 08/06/2017, £3.50
£3.15
You've just passed someone on the street who could be the love of your life, the person you're destined for - what do you do? This book features five tales, each of which, unlocks the many-tongued language of desire, whether it takes the form of hunger, lust, sudden infatuation or the secret longings of the heart.

South of the Border, West of the Sun

Paperback, 01/06/2000, £8.99
£8.09
Growing up in the suburbs in post-war Japan, Hajime and Shimamoto had been childhood sweethearts. The two eventually lost touch but now, in their thirties, they meet up again. Hajime, now a father and husband, finds himself catapulted into the past, risking all that he has in the present.

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Paperback, 02/07/2015, £8.99
£8.09
Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning 'red pine', and Oumi, 'blue sea', while the girls' names were Shirane, 'white root', and Kurono, 'black field'. Tazaki was the only last name with no colour in it.

Strange Library

Hardback, 02/12/2014, £12.99
£11.69
On his way home from school, the young narrator finds himself wondering how taxes were collected in the Ottoman Empire. He pops into the local library to see if it has a book on the subject. This is his first mistake. Led to a special 'reading room' in a maze under the library by a strange old man, he finds himself imprisoned.

Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Paperback, 22/04/1999, £8.99
£8.09
Toru Okada's cat has disappeared. His wife is growing distant every day. Then there are the increasingly explicit telephone calls he has been receiving. In this title, as the story unfolds, the suburban realities of Okada's vague and blameless life, spent cooking, reading, listening to jazz and opera and drinking beer are truned inside out.