The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (ねじまき鳥クロニクル, Nejimaki-dori Kuronikuru?) is a novel by Haruki Murakami. The first published translation was by Alfred Birnbaum. The American translation and its British adaptation, dubbed the "only official translations" (English) are by Jay Rubin and were first published in 1997.

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The 224th greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 5th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  2. - 5th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  3. - 10th on The New Classics - 100 Best Reads from 1983 to 2008 (Entertainment Weekly)
  4. - 47th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  5. - The Graphic Canon (Book)
  6. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)
  7. - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)
  8. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime ( (USA))
  9. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at
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