Art & Design

Library Display : Translating Murakami: Visually interpreting the work of MURAKAMI Haruki

5 - 14 October 2018, London

Coinciding with the UK publication of MURAKAMI Haruki's hotly anticipated new novel ‘Killing Commendatore’, Japan House is collaborating with VINTAGE books to present a pop-up display of the popular Japanese author’s UK cover art.

Curator: Suzanne DEAN, Creative Director, VINTAGE Books

The display is accompanied by ‘Translating Murakami’ a talk by Murakami translator Ted GOOSSEN on Thursday 11 October, and ‘Designing Murakami’ a workshop during which participants can make their own Murakami cover art on Friday 12 October.


This series of Murakami Haruki events at Japan House is organized in collaboration with VINTAGE, a division of the Penguin Random House publishing house. The VINTAGE imprint Harvill Secker publishes ‘Killing Commendatore’ in the UK on 9 October 2018.



Friday 5 October – Sunday 14 October 2018

Monday to Saturday 10:00-20:00
Sundays & Bank Holidays 12:00-18:00

*Opening hours may vary depending on events, so please check our website on the day of your visit.


Admission Free

5 - 14 October 2018

 The Library at Japan House, 101-111 Kensington High Street, London W8 5SA

Japan House London