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Book Review: Birthday Stories

Birthday Stories by Haruki Murakami Birthday Stories is an anthology of short stories of birthday experiences by recent years’ best authors compiled by Murakami. Each story is a snapshot of life on a single day. It includes stories by Russel Banks, Ethan Canin, and other renowned writers. Though it is not a typical Murakami novel, so you will not find any supernatural out-of-the-box plots and stories. But it captures a range of emotions evoked by advancing age and the passing of time, from events fondly recalled to the impact of appalling tragedy. Each story has different intangible emotions showing human … Continue reading Book Review: Birthday Stories