Haruki Murakami, Author

Haruki Murakami
Trending on Twitter throughout today has been the popular Japanese novelist, Haruki Murakami.

Widely regarded as the favorite to receive this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature, with the honor instead going to Alice Munro, many tweeting Murakami’s name seemed to be voicing disappointment at this perceived lapse in deserved recognition.

A visit to Haruki’s PeekYou page — which can be accessed by clicking his highlighted name above, or searching for him on PeekYou directly — will lead you tons of links relating to his estimable life, career, and body of work.