Haruki Murakami’s Body Measurements, Including Height

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Haruki Murakami’s body measurements are all here! Check out his height, weight, shoe size and more!

A Japanese bestselling writer, he is known for works such as Kafka on the Shore, Norwegian Wood, and The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. His work spanned the genres of magical realism and surrealism.

He studied drama at Waseda University. Before working full-time as a writer, he opened a Tokyo coffeehouse and jazz bar called Peter Cat.

His first novel, Hear the Wind Sing, was made into a film in 1981.

He was born in Kyoto, Japan. He met his future wife, Yoko, at Waseda University.

He translated works by F. Scott Fitzgerald into Japanese.

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I have no models in Japanese literature. I created my own style, my own way.

I try not to think about anything special while running. As a matter of fact, I usually run with my mind empty. However, when I run empty-minded, something naturally and abruptly crawls in sometime. That might become an idea that can help me with my writing.

I think history is collective memories. In writing, I’m using my own memory, and I’m using my collective memory.

Writing is fun – at least mostly. I write for four hours every day. After that I go running. As a rule, 10 kilometers (6.2 miles). That’s easy to manage.

I could have been a cult writer if I’d kept writing surrealistic novels. But I wanted to break into the mainstream, so I had to prove that I could write a realistic book.

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