Jay Rubin





Jay Rubin

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Born 1941.

Jay Rubin is an American academic and translator. He is most notable for being one of the main translators into English of the works of the Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami. He has also written a guide to Japanese, Making Sense of Japanese, and a biographical literary analysis of Murakami.


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Haruki Murakami and the Mus...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 922 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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Making Sense of Japanese: W...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 178 ratings — published 1992 — 4 editions
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Modern Japanese Writers
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2000
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Alehouse #4 Poetry on Tap
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Alehouse No. 2 2008
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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
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The Elephant Vanishes
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“Aus irgendeinem Grund ist das, was mich berührt, immer etwas, das ich nicht verstanden habe.”
Jay Rubin, Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words

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