Haruki Murakami is a contemporary Japanese writer. Murakami has been translated into 50 languages and his best-selling books have sold millions of copies.
Born: January 12, 1949 (age 65), Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Full name: Haruki Murakami
Spouse: Yoko Takahashi (m. 1971)
Movies: Norwegian Wood, Tony Takitani, Dansa med dvärgar
Awards: Jerusalem Prize for the Freedom of the Individual in Society