Well, we’ve reached the end of Haruki Murakami’s short story collection, First Person Singular. We discuss the final story of the same name and give our overall thoughts on the collection. We also talk a bit about Murakami’s writing style and the next Murakami collection we’re going to cover for the podcast.

#84: Why Guys Should Read Jane Austen Drunken Pen Writing Podcast

We start things off by discussing our lack of productivity. After that, we get into some raunchy Jane Austen talk. That's right! We discuss why guys should read what people often consider to be "lady books" and things get pretty wild in the studio.  Check out the article on the website. You can also follow us on Twitter @drunkpenwriting On Instagram @drunkenpenwriting And like us on Facebook @drunkenpenwriting
  1. #84: Why Guys Should Read Jane Austen
  2. DBS #48: Once Upon A Time At DPW
  3. #83: How To Write With Balls!
  4. A Murakami Minute: First Person Singular Finale
  5. DBS #47: Podcast Trash Talk


  1. Cool that you’ve discussed Murakami’s short stories in your podcast. I recently heard the audio version of “First Person Singular” and enjoyed it. I really enjoy Murakami’s easy flowing, dream-like stories. I’ll certainly give your episodes a listen — it’ll be neat to hear other people’s takes on the stories.


    1. Glad to hear you enjoyed it! We’re going to start his collection “The Elephant Vanishes” soon. That has a lot more going on than “First Person Singular” so we should have much more to talk about.

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