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Donostia Book Club

My name is Slawka Grabowska. I organize Donostia Book Club. We meet every month to discuss previously chosen books or short stories. Check out our FB page! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Donostia-Book-Club/105225566276875?ref=hl

Happy Birthday Haruki Murakami

Birthday honour

Haruki Murakami reveals his surprise at discovering that his private celebration, shared with Jack London, had become a public event

 Saturday 10 January 2004 00.46 GMT


Haruki Murakami


First let me tell you about one particular birthday - my own. I was given life in this world on January 12 1949, which means I belong to the baby-boom generation. The second world war had at last come to an end, and those who had managed to survive looked around them, took a deep breath, got married and started making children one after another. During the next four or five years, the world's population expanded - indeed, exploded, in a way never seen before. I was one of the nameless, numberless children produced during that period.


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