Poll

What book do you want to read?

A Wild Sheep Chase
0 (0%)
Hard Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World
1 (6.3%)
Dance Dance Dance
0 (0%)
South Of The Border, West Of The Sun
0 (0%)
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
2 (12.5%)
Sputnik Sweetheart
2 (12.5%)
Kafka On The Shore
4 (25%)
After Dark
3 (18.8%)
IQ84
3 (18.8%)
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage
0 (0%)
Wind/Pinball
1 (6.3%)

Total Members Voted: 6

Voting closed: August 09, 2015, 07:36:08 PM

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St. Martin the Bald

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Murakami Book Club
« on: August 04, 2015, 07:36:08 PM »
 I only included his novels and I skipped Norwegian Wood since we've covered that one.
 Pick 3.
 
The last choice is actually his first two novels publish in English for the first time.
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Re: Murakami Book Club
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2015, 10:50:24 PM »
Thank you, St. Martin. :)
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Re: Murakami Book Club
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2015, 01:15:20 AM »
I've only finished Hard Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World (great book!) and Dance Dance Dance (meh) so I voted for Kafka and 1Q84 (top 2 books of his I want to read) and Wind-Up Bird (which I haven't finished yet).

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Re: Murakami Book Club
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2015, 12:27:05 AM »
Any book with Kafka in the title must be a joy to read.  I voted for it.
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Re: Murakami Book Club
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2015, 03:03:30 PM »
So Kafka on the Shore it is...
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Re: Murakami Book Club
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2015, 02:46:17 AM »
Confirmed?  Will download on Kindle now
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Re: Murakami Book Club
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2015, 11:20:46 AM »
Yes confirmed.
Shall we just dive in or set a date to start reading and a date for discussion?
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Re: Murakami Book Club
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2015, 01:20:41 PM »
I'm on holiday so will probably start reading in a couple of days when I finish my current book
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Re: Murakami Book Club
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2015, 02:00:55 PM »
Sounds good - anyone else in?
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Re: Murakami Book Club
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2015, 02:26:56 PM »
Sounds good - anyone else in?

I have 100 pages left in Foucault's Pendulum. I'll pick up the Murakami after.

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