The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

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.

The 187th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 5th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  2. - 5th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  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 Bigger Read List (English PEN)
  7. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)
  8. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)
  9. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))
  10. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  11. - Best Books Ever (bookdepository.com)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Audio CD 917883 $74.91 $81.87
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: Vintage Classics Japanese Series (Vintage Classic Japanese Series) Paperback 877365 $13.86 $13.84 2019
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Audible Audiobook 179614 $30.54 2020
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Novel (Vintage International) Kindle Edition 8702 $10.99 2010
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Paperback 646668 $8.76 $1.38 2010
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Novel Paperback 4886 $9.99 $2.35 1998
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (Naxos Complete Classics) Audio CD 2279792 $59.82 $54.99 2006
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