We’re back with a new season of A Murakami Minute! This go around we’re reading and discussing Haruki Murakami’s short story collection, The Elephant Vanishes.
In today’s episode, we talk about the first two stories in the collection, The Wind-Up Bird and Tuesday’s Women, and The Second Bakery Attack. We discuss how the first story is a part of Murakami’s most famous novel, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. We also go over our feelings on the translations (which are done by different translators) and how they change the writing styles of the stories.