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The absolute best books from author Haruki Murakami, ranked by book lovers and the Ranker community. This list has the most popular Haruki Murakami books and includes related images and first published dates as wel. Murakami has many great works, but what are the absolute best Haruki Murakami books of all time?

Haruki Murakami was born in 1949, and the Japanese author's books have sold millions of copies. Both of his parents taugh Japanese literature and his work has gained critical acclaim across the globe. He is certainly a great author who has written some of the best visionary books, the best experimental literature, and is one of the best short story writers of all time.

This list features the best, often award-winning Haruki Murakami books including Kafka on the Shore, Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, 1Q84, and A Wild Sheep Chase. Vote up the best of Murakami's works below!
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Kafka on the Shore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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Norwegian Wood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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1Q84 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books
1Q84 2009

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16 3
A Wild Sheep Chase is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and H... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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12 2
South of the Border, West of t... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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Sputnik Sweetheart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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After Dark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books
After Dark 2004

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7 1
What I Talk About When I Talk ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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The Elephant Vanishes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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Dance Dance Dance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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Hear the Wind Sing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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after the quake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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Pinball, 1973 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books

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Underground: The Tokyo Gas Att... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Haruki Murakami Books