This is an enormous list of Haruki Murakami free books and short stories translated in English language.
If you a fan of this popular Japanese writer or even just someone who has just discovered and love Murakami’s work, then read on…
I have taken some time rummaging through the internet with the help from Google Search, and unearth lots of links to Haruki Murakami’s short stories and novels.
Yes, these Murakami’s literary works is all readily and freely available online via Google search results.
As you know some of these links could be discontinued or removed (for whatever reason).
So, I took the trouble to include as many links as possible to the free sources for each story or novel.
Even you have never read any of Murakami’s short stories, novels or watched the film and play adapted from his works, I’m sure you have seen his name boldly displayed in bookstores.
Murukami’s books and stories have been bestsellers in his native country, Japan and around the world.
All his literary works are written in Japanese language and are translated into 50 languages, that include English, French, Thai, Spanish, Hebrew, Latvian, Turkish, German, Portuguese, Swedish, Czech, Russian and Catalan.
It is his first realistic novel, “Norwegian Wood“, which transformed him into a literary megastar.
This 1987 million-seller was adapted into a Japanese -language movie, directed by Vietnamese-born French Tran Anh Hung.
I have also include some of Murakami’s non-fictions, essays and travel writings.
Haruki Murakami Free Books
Anyway, here is the massive list of Haruki Murakami free books and short stories in English translation:
1Q84: Book 1 & 2
SHORT STORIES COLLECTIONS:
The Elephant Vanishes:
The Wind-up Bird and Tuesday’s Women
The Second Bakery Attack
The Kangaroo Communiqué
On Seeing The 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning
The Fall Of The Roman Empire, The 1881 Indian Uprising, Hitler’s Invasion Of Poland, And The Realm Of Raging Winds
The Little Green Monster
A Slow Boat to China
The Dancing Dwarf
The Last Lawn of the Afternoon
The Elephant Vanishes
Link 1, Link 2, Link 3, Link 4, Link 5, Link 6
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman:
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
New York Mining Disaster
Airplane: Or, How He Talked To Himself As If Reciting Poetry
A Folklore For My Generation: A Pre-History Of Late-Stage Capitalism
A Perfect Day For Kangaroos
A “Poor Aunt” Story
The Seventh Man
The Year Of Spaghetti
The Rise And Fall Of Sharpie Cakes
The Ice Man
Where I’m Likely To Find It
The Kidney-Shaped Stone That Moves Every Day
A Shinagawa Monkey
Link 1, Link 2, Link 3
Spider Monkey Of The Night:
Pencil Sharpner – Or, The Serendipity Of Watanabe Noboru, Part I
Time Machine – Or, The Serendipity Of Watanabe Noboru, Part II
Takayama Noriko-san and my Sexual Desire
A Raid By The Old Man Mushikubo
Spider-monkey At Night
Advertisement For Jazz Cafe In Kokubunji A Long Time Ago
The World Where Horses Sell Tickets
A Radish Grater
High Efficient Stilts
The India Salesman
Back Of Ceiling
A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall
Nicol, the Liar
Deep Red Mustard
About Night Whistle, Or About Effect Of Tale
Link 1, Link 2
Three German Fantasies
List Of Short Stories:
The Twins And The Sunken Continent
Her Little Dog In The Ground
On Meeting My 100 Percent Woman One Fine April Morning (translated by Kevin Flanagan and Tamotsu Omi)
On Part-time Jobs
Beer At The Soba Shop
The Zoo Attack
Hotel Lobby Oysters
Miscellaneous Selection Of Short Stories
Boston, From One Citizen Of The World Who Calls Himself A Runner
No Bringing In A Japanese Lunch With A Pickled Plum On Rice
The Birth Of My Kitchen Table Fiction
The Novelist In Wartime
Charlie Parker Plays Bossa Nova
Three Short Essays On Jazz
Farewell, Real World
From Daphne To Karie
From Karie To Stavronikta
What Kind Of World Is Athos?
Disclaimer: All these hyperlinks to Haruki Murakami free books, short stories, non-fictions, essays, and travel writings are found from Google search results.
All these online copyrighted or protected derivative works belong to the third party and they are NOT published on this site.
From what I have read and understand, hyperlinks do not themselves contain the copyrighted or protected derivative works, forwarding them does not infringe on any of a copyright owner’s five exclusive rights under 17 U.S.C. § 106. (source)