Fiction : Cream, by Haruki Murakami

The narrator tells about an invitation to a piano recital he got when he was 18 years old from a girl he barely knew. As it turned out, the recital didn’t happen and the narrator never found out why. There’s nothing worth getting in this world that you can get easily, says an old man... The fiction was published last January by The New Yorker.

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Introduction by the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman: Haruki Murakami on Asking the Right Questions

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Check this most recent interview by Deborah Treisman published recently, also in the New Yorker: The Underground Worlds of Haruki Murakami. The writer on his style, his process, and the strange, dark places he encounters on the page.

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