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Jay Rubin

 

Jay Rubin (*1941) is a professor of Japanese Literature at Harvard.

Besides Murakamis books Norwegian Wood, Wind-up Bird and Quake he translated other Japanese writers like Soseki Natsume (The Miner and Sanshirô).

His own works include 'Making Sense of Japanese' and 'Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words', the first indepth biography about HM.