Big List Of Haruki Murakami Free Books And Stories In English

This is the only enormous list of Haruki Murakami free books and short stories translated in English language you can find online.

Over twenty five years of Haruki Murakami’s work translated in English is freely available all right here in one place.

From his first English translated “Pinball, 1973” (1985) right up to Murukami latest bookNovelist As A Vocation” (2022).

Haruki Murakami new book 2022

If you are interested in writing, you should read free Murukami new bookNovelist As A Vocation” (職業としての小説家) which is listed below under Non-Fictions.

Yes, you can find the free 2014 illustrated short novel for children, “The Strange Library” (ふしぎな図書館) translated into English by Ted Goossen in the list too.

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Remember to check out Murakami’s 2021 November book “Murakami T: The T-Shirts I Love“.

You get to view and read the stories about his extensive and interesting T-shirt collection.

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 unearthed lots of links to free Haruki Murakami’s short stories, novels, essays and non-fictions.

Haruki Murakami free books

Yes, these Murakami’s literary works is all available online via Google search results.

I took the trouble to include as many links as possible to the free sources for each story or book.


Update: April 2023

Fans of Haruki Murakami (harukisuto) be ready to lost in his new mysterious labyrinthine city with high walls.

He has just released his latest novel in Japanese, “The City and Its Uncertain Walls” (街とその不確かな壁, Machi to Sono Futashikana Kabe) on April 13, 2023.

The City and Its Uncertain Walls Murakami 2023

This three-part story features the narrator into a city with high walls, seeking the “true self” of a crush.

Part one of the book is taken from his past story of the same title, published in the September 1980 issue of the Japanese monthly literary magazine “Bungakukai“.

I am certain you must be waiting for its English translation.


Japanese Writer Haruki Murakami

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 this Japanese 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.

Norwegian Wood Full Film Free

Norwegian Wood free film

This 1987 million-seller was adapted into a Japanese -language movie, directed by Vietnamese-born French Tran Anh Hung.

You can watch this free full film over here.


Related: Free movies based on Haruki Murakami books


I have also include some of Murakami’s non-fictions, essays and travel writings in this collection.

Haruki Murakami Free Books

Anyway, here is the massive list of Haruki Murakami free books and short stories in English translation:

Haruki Murakami Novels List:

hear the wind sing free ebook

Hear The Wind Sing By Haruki Murakami
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Pinball, 1973 By Haruki Murakami
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Hear The Wind/Pinball, 1973 By Haruki Murakami
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A Wild Sheep Chase By Haruki Murakami
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Hard-Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World By Haruki Murakami
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Norwegian Wood By Haruki Murakami
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Dance Dance Dance By Haruki Murakami
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South Of The Border, West Of The Sun By Haruki Murakami
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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle By Haruki Murakami
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Sputnik Sweetheart By Haruki Murakami
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Kafka On The Shore By Haruki Murakami
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After Dark By Haruki Murakami
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1Q84: Book 1 & 2 By Haruki Murakami
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1Q84: Book 3 By Haruki Murakami
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1Q84: Book 1, 2 & 3 By Haruki Murakami
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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage By Haruki Murakami
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Killing Commendatore By Haruki Murakami
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First Person Singular Stories By Haruki Murakami
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Haruki Murakami Short Stories Free Collections:

the elephant vanishes murakami

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
    Sleep
  • The Fall Of The Roman Empire, The 1881 Indian Uprising, Hitler’s Invasion Of Poland, And The Realm Of Raging Winds
    Lederhosen
  • Barn Burning
  • The Little Green Monster
  • Family Affair
  • A Window
  • TV People
  • A Slow Boat to China
  • The Dancing Dwarf
  • The Last Lawn of the Afternoon
  • The Silence
  • The Elephant Vanishes

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After The Quake:

  • UFO In Kushiro
  • Landscape With Flatiron
  • All God’s Children Can Dance
  • Thailand
  • Super-Frog Saves Tokyo
  • Honey Pie

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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman:

  • Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
  • Birthday Girl
  • New York Mining Disaster
  • Airplane: Or, How He Talked To Himself As If Reciting Poetry
  • The Mirror
  • A Folklore For My Generation: A Pre-History Of Late-Stage
  • Capitalism
  • Hunting Knife
  • A Perfect Day For Kangaroos
  • Dabchick
  • Man-Eating Cats
  • A Poor Aunt Story
  • Nausea 1979
  • The Seventh Man
  • The Year Of Spaghetti
  • Tony Takitani
  • The Rise And Fall Of Sharpie Cakes
  • The Ice Man
  • Crabs
  • Firefly
  • Chance Traveler
  • Hanalei Bay
  • Where I’m Likely To Find It
  • The Kidney-Shaped Stone That Moves Every Day
  • A Shinagawa Monkey

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Men Without Women:

  • Drive My Car
  • Yesterday
  • An Independent Organ
  • Scheherazade
  • Kino
  • Samsa In Love
  • Men Without Women

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Note: There is another collection of short stories book with the same title by American author Ernest Hemingway.

This 1927 volume by Hemingway consists of 14 stories about bullfighting, prizefighting, infidelity, divorce, and death.

Men Without Women Ernest Hemingway

You can read this Ernest Hemingway’s free book by clicking on any of these: Link 1, Link 2, Link 3, Link 4


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Vintage Murakami

  • Chapter One – from Norwegian Wood
  • Barn Burning
  • Shizuko Akashi – Ii-yu-nii-an [Disneyland]
  • Honey Pie
  • Lieutenant Mamiya’s Long Story: Part I – From THE Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
  • Lieutenant Mamiya’s Long Story: Part II – From THE Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
  • Ice Man

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spider monkey of the night murakami

Spider Monkey Of The Night:
I

  • Horn
  • Pencil Sharpner – Or, The Serendipity Of Watanabe Noboru, Part I
  • Julio Iglesias
  • Time Machine – Or, The Serendipity Of Watanabe Noboru, Part II
  • Croquettes
  • Playing Cards
  • Newspaper
  • Donutization
  • Antithesis
  • Eels
  • Takayama Noriko-san and my Sexual Desire
  • Octopus
  • A Raid By The Old Man Mushikubo
  • Spanner
  • Donuts, Again

II

  • Spider-monkey At Night
  • Advertisement For Jazz Cafe In Kokubunji A Long Time Ago
  • The World Where Horses Sell Tickets
  • Bangkok Surprise
  • Beer
  • Proverbs
  • Structurism
  • A Radish Grater
  • Message Phone
  • Stockings
  • Milk
  • Good News
  • High Efficient Stilts
  • Zoo
  • The India Salesman
  • Back Of Ceiling
  • Mosho Mosho
  • A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall
  • Nicol, the Liar
  • Deep Red Mustard
  • About Night Whistle, or About Effect Of Tale
  • Back

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Desire Haruki Murakami Vintage Minis

Desire: Haruki Murakami Vintage Minis

Selected from Haruki’s Murakami’s short story collections “The Elephant Vanishes”, “Blind Willow Sleeping Woman”, and “Men Without Women”.

  • The Second Bakery Attack
  • On seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning
  • Birthday Girl
  • Samsa In Love
  • A Folklore for My Generation:
    A Prehistory of Late-Stage Capitalism

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Note: You can open this AZW3 file with this free AZW3 Reader online.

Similarly you can convert this azw3 file to epub or pdf format.

Three German Fantasies

Published in The Review of Contemporary Fiction (June 22, 2002)
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Free Murakami Short Stories:

Most of these stories are published in The New Yorker, and they are included in Murukami’s short stories collections.


Note: Those who DO NOT have The New Yorker free account, find out from the link below on how to bypass its paywall, so you read those stories published on its website.

Follow these tips: How To Read The New Yorker For Free


The Year Of Spaghetti
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The Twins And The Sunken Continent
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Lexington Ghosts
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Zombie
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Man-eating Cats
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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
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All God’s Children Can Dance
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Kino
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The Folklore Of Our Times
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Where I’m Likely To Find It
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Town Of Cats
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The Wind Cave
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The Zoo Attack
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Super-Frog Saves Tokyo
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New York Mining Disaster
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Landscape With Flatiron
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Birthday Girl
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Hunting Knife
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Airplane
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Ice Man
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A Shinagawa Monkey
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Confessions Of A Shinagawa Monkey
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Cream
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Honey Pie
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With The Beatles
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A Poor Aunt Story
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A Perfect Day For Kangaroos
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The Vampire Cabbie
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Her Town, Her Sheep
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Her Little Dog In The Ground
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On Meeting My 100 Percent Woman One Fine April Morning (translated by Kevin Flanagan and Tamotsu Omi)
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Sleepy
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Sleep
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Mirror
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The Girl from Ipanema, 1963/1982
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A Window/Do You Like Burt Bacharach?
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Thirty-Two-Year-Old Day Tripper
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The Rise And Fall Of The Tongariyaki
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Tony Takitani
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Spider Monkey Of The Night
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The Sea Lion Festival
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On Part-time Jobs
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Beer At The Soba Shop
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Concerning Summer
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Bakery Attack
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Another Way To Die
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Abandoning A Cat: Memories Of My Father
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Creta Kano
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Hotel Lobby Oysters
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The Sheep Man’s Christmas
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Samsa In Love
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Yesterday
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A Walk To Kobe
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Scheherazade
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U.F.O. In Kushiro
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The Kingdom That Failed
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Illustrated Novella:

The Strange Library Haruki Murakami free book

The Strange Library By Haruki Murakami
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Non-Fictions:

Haruki Murakami free books online

Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack And The Japanese Psyche By Haruki Murakami
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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running By Haruki Murakami
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Absolutely On Music Conversations With Seiji Ozawa

Absolutely On Music Conversations With Seiji Ozwa By Haruki Murukami
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The T-shirt I love Haruki Murakami free book

Murakami T: The T-Shirts I Love By Haruki Murakami
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Novelist As A Vocation Haruki Murakami Free Book

Novelist As A Vocation By Haruki Murakami
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Haruki Murakami Essays:

A Walk To Kobe By Haruki Murakami
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Jazz Messenger By Haruki Murakami
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The Running Novelist By Haruki Murakami
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Boston, From One Citizen Of The World Who Calls Himself A Runner By Haruki Murakami
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No Bringing In A Japanese Lunch With A Pickled Plum On Rice By Haruki Murakami
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The Birth Of My Kitchen Table Fiction By Haruki Murakami
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The Novelist In Wartime By Haruki Murakami
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Literary Comrades By Haruki Murakami
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A Long Way From The Stuffed Cabbage By Haruki Murakami
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Haruki Murakami short stories free

Charlie Parker Plays Bossa Nova By Haruki Murakami
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Three Short Essays On Jazz By Haruki Murakami
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Haruki Murakami Travel Writings:

Farewell, Real World By Haruki Murakami
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From Daphne To Karie By Haruki Murakami
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From Karie To Stavronikta By Haruki Murakami
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What Kind Of World Is Athos? By Haruki Murakami
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Happy reading.


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