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Updated on April 4th, 2007



Translators

Alfred Birnbaum

Philip Gabriel

Jay Rubin

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His works translated into English in Japan, UK and US

Pub. English title Translator Pub. Original title
1987 Hear The Wind Sing Alfred Birnbaum 1979 Kaze no uta wo kike
1985 Pinball, 1973 Alfred Birnbaum 1980 1973 nen no pin-bohru
1990 A Wild Sheep Chase Alfred Birnbaum 1982 Hitsuji wo meguru bohken
1987 Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World Alfred Birnbaum 1985 Sekai no owari to hahdo-boirudo-wandahrando
1989 Norwegian Wood Alfred Birnbaum 1987 Noruuei no mori
1993 The Elephant Vanishes Alfred Birnbaum
Jay Rubin
No Zoh no shohshitsu
1995 Dance Dance Dance Alfred Birnbaum 1988 Dansu dansu dansu
1998 South of the Border, West of the Sun Philip Gabriel 1992 Kokkyoh no minami, taiyoh no nishi
1997 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Jay Rubin 1994 Nejimaki dori kuronikuru dai 1 bu, dai 2 bu
1995 Nejimaki dori kuronikuru dai 3 bu
2000 Underground 1 and 2 Alfred Birnmaum
Philip Gabriel
1997 Andahguraundo
1998 Yakusoku sareta bashode underground 2
2000 Norwegian Wood Jay Rubin 1987 Noruuei no mori
2001 Sputnik Sweetheart Philip Gabriel 1999 Supuhtoniku no koibito The Sputnik Sweetheart
2002 After the Quake Jay Rubin 2000 Kami no Kodomotachi-wa mina Odoru

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Short Stories and essays published in English

T. sent me BMP files and I am editing them, which are marked with red.

Title Translator Magazine Date of issue Page
The Fall of the Roman Empire, The 1881 Indian Uprising, Hitler's invasion of Poland, and The realm of raging winds Alfred Birnbaum The Magazine Mar 3, 1988 p. 48-52
The Kangaroo Communiqué Philip Gabriel Zyzzyva April 1, 1988 p. 42-47
The Kangaroo Communiqué Alfred Birnbaum Kyoto Journal Aug., 1988 p. 63-71
TV People Alfred Birnbaum The New Yorker Sept 10 1990 p. 41(10)
The Windup Bird and Tuesday's Women Alfred Birnbaum The New Yorker Nov 26, 1990 p. 44(14)
A Perfect Day for Kangaroos Theodore W. Goossen Soho Square III (Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd.,) 1990 p. 202-205
The Elephant Vanishes Jay Rubin The New Yorker Nov 18, 1991 p. 45(9)
On meeting my 100 percent woman one fine April Morning Kevin Flanagan and Tamotsu Omi New Japanese Voices: The Best Contemporary Fiction From Japan, edited by Helen Mitsios (New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press,) 1991 p. 23-28.
On seeing the 100% perfect girl one beautiful April morning Jay Rubin
The Second Bakery Attack Jay Rubin Playboy Jan. 1992
Sleep Jay Rubin The New Yorker Mar. 30, 1992 p. 34(16)
Losing Blue Jay Rubin Seville Universal Exhibition Apr. 1992 p. 38-39
In the Year of Spaghetti Theodore W. Goossen Descant 76 Summer 1992
Barn Burning Philip Gabriel The New Yorker (Vol. 68, No. 37) Nov. 2, 1992 p. 86(9)
Lederhosen Alfred Birnbaum Granta, 42 Dec. 1, 1992
Lederhosen Alfred Birnbaum Harper's Magazine (Vol. 286, No. 1713) Feb. 1993 p. 30(6)
The Wind-up Bird and Tuesday's Women Alfred Birnbaum The Elephant Vanishes
Vintage International
July 1994
p. 3-33
The Second Bakery Attack Jay Rubin p. 35-49
The Kangaroo Communiqué Alfred Birnbaum p. 51-65
On seeing the 100% perfect girl one beautiful April morning Jay Rubin p. 67-72
Sleep Jay Rubin p. 73-109
The Fall of The Roman Empire, The 1881 Indian Uprising, Hitler's Invasion of Poland, and The Realm of Raging Winds Alfred Birnbaum p. 111-118
Lederhosen Alfred Birnbaum p. 119-129
Barn Burnibg Alfred Birnbaum p. 131-149
The Little Green Monster Jay Rubin p. 151-156
Family Affair Jay Rubin p. 157-186
A Window Jay Rubin p. 187-194
TV People Alfred Birnbaum p. 195-216
A Slow Boat To China Alfred Birnbaum p. 217-239
The Dancing Dwarf Jay Rubin p. 241-265
The Last Lawn of the Afternoon Alfred Birnbaum p. 267-290
The Silence Alfred Birnbaum p. 291-306
The Elephant Vanishes Jay Rubin p. 307-327
The Zoo Attack Jay Rubin The New Yorker July 31, 1995 p. 68-74
Dialogue: Thoughts on Individualism and Commitment ? Japan Echo (Vol. 23, No. 3) Autumn 1996 p. 74-80
Another Way to Die Jay Rubin The New Yorker Jan. 20, 1997 p. 82(8)
The Seventh Man Jay Rubin Granta, 61 Mar. 1, 1998
The New York Mining Disaster Philip Gabriel The New Yorker Jan. 11, 1999 p. 74(6)
Dabchick Jay Rubin McSweeney's Number 4 Late Winter, 2000
Man-Eating Cats Philip Gabriel The New Yoker Dec. 4, 2000
U.F.O. in Kushiro
http://www.nytimes.com/2002/08/17/books/chapters/0818-1st-murak.html
Jay Rubin The New Yorker March 19, 2001 p. 130(7)
Thailand Jay Rubin Granta, 74 July 7, 2001
Honey Pie
http://www.newyorker.com/printable/?fiction/010820fi_fiction
Jay Rubin The New Yorker August 20 & August 27, 2001 p. 146(10)
All God's Children Can Dance
http://findarticles.com/cf_dls/m1111/1817_303/78966084/print.jhtml
Jay Rubin Harper's Magazine October 2001
A Poor-Aunt Story
http://newyorker.com/printable/?fiction/011203fi_fiction
Jay Rubin The New Yorker December 3, 2001
Tony Takitani
http://newyorker.com/printable/?fiction/020415fi_fiction
Jay Rubin The New Yorker April 15, 2002 p. 74(8)
Super-Frog Saves Tokyo Jay Rubin GQ June 2002 p. 154(9)
Blind Widow, Sleeping Girl Philip Gabriel Harper's Magazine June 2002 p. 67-73
Airplane
http://newyorker.com/printable/?fiction/020701fi_fiction
Jay Rubin The New Yorker, July 1, 2002
Three German Fantasies Keith Leslie Johnson The Review of Contemporary Fiction Vol. XXII No. 2, "New Japanese Fiction" Summer 2002
Landscape with Flatiron
http://www.pshares.org/issues/article.cfm?prmarticleID=7520
Jay Rubin Ploughshares Fall 2002 p. 92(15)
Ice Man
http://newyorker.com/printable/?fiction/030210fi_fiction
Richard L. Peterson The New Yorker February 10, 2003
The Folklore of our Times
http://www.newyorker.com/printables/fiction/030609fi_fiction
Alfred Birnbaum The New Yorker June 2, 2003
Birthday Girl
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m1111/1838_307/105367410/print.jhtml
Jay Rubin Harper's Magazine July, 2003 p.75-80
Hunting Knife
http://www.newyorker.com/printable/fiction/031117fi_fiction
Philip Gabriel The New Yorker November 17, 2003
Where I'm likely find it
http://www.newyorker.com/printables/fiction/050502fi_fiction
Philip Gabriel The New Yorker May 2, 2005
Chance Traveler Philip Gabriel Harper's Magazine July 2005 p 78-84

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English Translation (not) available (any more) on Internet

Novels
Title Translator Source
Hear the Wind Sing (Chapter 1 to Chapter 7) Alfred Birnbaum Hear the Wind Sing
Pinball 1973 Pinball 1973
The Windup Bird and Tuesday's Women (coming soon) Alfred Birnbaum The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
The Zoo Attack Jay Rubin
Another Way to Die
Kafka on the Shore (Prologue to Chapter 5)
Kafka on the Shore (Chapter 6 to 10)
Kiki Kafka on the Shore
Short Stories
Title Translator Source
A Poor-Aunt Story Jay Rubin A Slow Boat to China
New York Mining Disaster Philip Gabriel
The Kangaroo Communiqué
The Kangaroo Communiqué Alfred Birnbaum
Her Little Dog in the Ground Christopher Allison
A Perfect Day for Kangaroos Theodore W. Goossen A Fine Day for Kangarooing
A Fine Day for Kangarooing Christopher Allison
On meeting my 100 percent woman one fine April Morning Kevin Flanagan and Tamotsu Omi
On seeing the 100% perfect girl one beautiful April morning Jay Rubin
Sleepy Christopher Allison
The Vampire Cabbie Kiki
Her Town, Her Sheep
The Sea Lion Festival
Mirror Christopher Allison
The Girl from Ipanema, 1963/1982 brian wilson
A Window/Do you like Burt Bacarack? Kiki
Daytripper of 32 Years Old brian wilson
The Rise and Fall of the Tongariyaki Michael Ward
The Year of Spaghetti Kiki
Dabchick Jay Rubin
Barn Burning Philip Gabriel Firefly, Barn Burning and other stories
Blind Widow, Sleeping Girl
Three German Fantasies Keith Leslie Johnson
Lederhosen Alfred Birnbaum Carrousel's Deadheat
Hunting Knife Philip Gabriel
The Elephant Vanishes Jay Rubin The Second Bakery Attack
The Twin and the Sunken Continent Christopher Allison
Airplane Jay Rubin TV People
The Folklore of our Times Alfred Birnbaum
KANO Creta Christopher Allison
Zombie Kiki
Sleep Jay Rubin
Horn OSAKABE Yoshio Spider Monkey at Night
Pencil Sharpner Christopher Allison
Julio Iglesias
Time Machine
Croquettes
Playing Cards OSAKABE Yoshio
Newspaper
Donutized Christopher Allison
Antithesis OSAKABE Yoshio
Eals Christopher Allison
TAKAYAMA Noriko-san and my Sexual Desire OSAKABE Yoshio
Octopus Christopher Allison
A Raid bt the Old Man Mushikubo OSAKABE Yoshio
Donuts, again
Advertisement for Jazz Cafe in Kokubunji a long time ago Christopher Allison
The World where Horses sell Tickets
Bangkok Surprise
Stockings
The India Salesman
Lexington Ghosts Christopher Allison Lexington Ghosts
The Ghost of Lexington Eric Han
Ice Man Richard L. Peterson
The Ice Man Christopher Allison
Tony Takitani Jay Rubin
The Seventh Man Christopher Allison
Blind Widow, Sleeping Girl Philip Gabriel
The Blind Willow, and the Sleeping Woman Eric Han
U.F.O. in Kushiro Jay Rubin After the Quake
A UFO lands at Kushiro Christopher Allison
The UFO lands on Kushiro Eric Han
Landscape with Flatiron Jay Rubin
All God's Children Can Dance
Super-Frog Saves Tokyo
Honey Pie
The Bakery Attack Michael Ward Complete Works of MURAKAMI Haruki
1979-1989 Shrt Stories III
Man-Eating Cats Philip Gabriel
Birthday Girl Jay Rubin Birthday Stories
Essays
Title Translator Source
The Sheep Man's Christmas Christopher Allison The Sheep Man's Christmas
The Happy End of the Painter and the Writer ? Happy End of Elephant Factory
On Part-time Jobs Christopher Allison Murakami Asahi-do
Beer at the Soba Shop
Concerning Summer
Farewell, Real World Christopher Allison Sun/Rain (Rainy Weather, Hot Weather)
What kind of World is Athos?
From Daphne to Karie
From Karie to Stavronikta
Princeton - Introduction UEKURA Kazuo And then, Sorrowful Foreign Language
No Bringing in a Japanese Lunch with Pickled Plum on Rice
A Long Way from The Stuffed Cabbage
Thoughts on Individualism and Commitment ? Japan Echo, Autumn 1996 Vol.23 No.3

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MURAKAMI Haruki's Works published in Japan

http://www.kodansha-intl.co.jp/index.htm

Hear The Wind Sing
by MURAKAMI Haruki
translated by Alfred Birnbaum
ISBN 4-7700-2214-X
Price: 680 Yen
A Wild Sheep I
by MURAKAMI Haruki
translated by Alfred Birnbaum
ISBN 4-7700-2241-7
Price: 700 Yen
A Wild Sheep II
by MURAKAMI Haruki
translated by Alfred Birnbaum
ISBN 4-7700-2242-5
Price: 700 Yen


I have the following books published from Kodansha International.

Pinball, 1973
Translated by Alfred Birnbaum
Kodansha English Library
ISBN4-06-186012-7 C0193
Hear The Wind Sing
Translated by Alfred Birnbaum
Kodansha English Library
ISBN4-06-186026-7 C0193
Norwegian Wood I
Translated by Alfred Birnbaum
Kodansha English Library
ISBN4-06-186051-8 C0193
Norwegian Wood II
Translated by Alfred Birnbaum
Kodansha English Library
ISBN4-06-186052-6 C0193
A Wild Sheep Chase
Translated by Alfred Birnbaum
Kodansha International
ISBN4-7700-1706-5 C0093
Hard-boiled Wonderland and
the End of the World

Translated by Alfred Birnbaum
Kodansha International
ISBN4-7700-1893-2 C0093

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MURAKAMI Haruki's Works published in UK

A Wild Sheep Chase
translated by Alfred Birnbaum
The Harvill Press
Paperback - 308 pages
April 20, 2000
7.99
The Elephant Vanishes
translated by Alfred Birnbaum/Jay Rubin
The Harvill Press
Paperback - 327 pages
February 8, 2001
7.99
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
translated by Jy Rubin
The
Harvill Press
Paperback - 613 pages
April 22, 1999
7.99
South of the Border, West of the Sun
translated by Philip Gabriel
The Harvill Press
Paperback - 186 pages
June 1, 2000
6.99
Norwegian Wood
translated by Jay Rubin
The Harvill Press
May 17, 2001
Paperback - 389 pages
7.99
Dance Dance Dance
translated by Alfred Birnbaum
The Harvill Press
Paperback - 393 pages
February 7, 2002
7.99
Sputnik Sweetheart
translated by Philip Gabriel
The Harvill Press
Paperback - 229 pages
May 17, 2001
12
Sputnik Sweetheart
translated by Philip Gabriel
Vintage
Paperback - 229 pages
October 3, 2002
5.99
Hard-boiled Wonderland
and the End of the World

translated by Alfred Birnbaum
The Harvill Press
Paperback
September 28, 2001
7.99
Underground
translated by Alfred Birnbaum/Philip Gabriel
The Harvill Press
Paperback
February 8, 2001
8.99
After Quake
translated by Jay Rubin
The Harvill Press
Paperback - 148 pages
October 3, 2002
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Various Norwegian Wood published in UK

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MURAKAMI Haruki's Works published in USA

The Elephant Vanishes
Translated by Alfred Birnbaum
and Jay Rubin
Vintage International
Paperback
ISBN 0-679-75053-3
Dance Dance Dance
Translated by Alfred Birnbaum
Vintage International
Paperback
ISBN 0-679-75379-6
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
translated by Alfred Birnbaum
Vintage Books
ISBN: 0679743464
March 1993
$ 14
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
translated by
Jay Rubin
Vintage Books
ISBN: 0679775439
Hardcover - 607 pages
September 1998
$ 15
South of the Border, West of the Sun
translated by Philip Gabriel
Vintage Books
ISBN: 0679767398
Paperback - 224 pages
March 14, 2000
Norwegian Wood
translated by Jay Rubin
Vintage Books
ISBN: 0375704027
Paperback - 296 pages
September 12, 2000
$13
A Wild Sheep Chase
translated by Alfred Birnbaum
Vintage Books
ISBN: 037571894X
Paperback - 304 pages
Vintage edition (April 9, 2002)
$14
The Sputnik Sweetheart
translated by Philip Gabriel
Vintage Books
ISBN: 0375726055
Paperback - 224 pages
April 9, 2002
Underground
translated by Alfred Birnbaum/Philip Gabriel
Vintage Books;
ISBN: 0375725806
Paperback - 366 pages
April 10, 2001
After the Quake
translated by Jay Bubin
Knopf
ISBN: 0375413901
Hardcover - 192 pages
August 13, 2002
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