Haruki Murakami, OxyContin and Other Letters to the Editor

Deftly Woven Magic

To the Editor:

I really appreciated David Means’s review of Haruki Murakami’s new story collection, “First Person Singular” (April 25). Means is a good guide to discovering and appreciating Murakami’s oeuvre. And if you’ve never read any of it until now, this pithy collection is a good entry. But — you either get Haruki Murakami or you don’t. And if you don’t like this one, you won’t like anything else he wrote either.

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