The Japanese author Haruki Murakami, who, with his work worldwide success and harvest, given a private library in Tokyo.
On the Waseda university in Tokyo will all the manuscripts and translations of his work are available. That announced Murakami Sunday, at his first press conference in 37 years.
“I am more than satisfied as this material can anyone help my work wants to study, whether Japanese or not,” says the world-famous writer. “I hope that it will be a place for international exchange.’
The 69-year-old Murakami said that in the archive of his extensive music collection of more than 10,000 plates will be available. Music plays an important role in his work. Also documents and newspaper clippings that he kept, will be archived.
Murakami has no children and fears that his literary legacy spread too would hit.
Self-released Murakami as a student the most of your time in the museum of the university, there are thousands of screenplays to read. When he married his first wife in the seventies in Tokyo a jazz bar ran, he wrote his first work: “Listen to the wind’. His latest book, ” The murder of Commendatore’ was published recently.
The work of Murakami, who has been repeatedly been tipped as a contender for the Nobel prize for Literature, in more than fifty languages.