Haruki Murakami

The Second Bakery Attack | Haruki Murakami | Literary Roadhouse Ep 154

Discussion Notes: The Second Bakery Attack

This week’s story: The Second Bakery Attack by Haruki Murakami

Next week’s story: Exquisite Corpse by Zadie Smith, Rebecca Curtis, Mohsin Hamid, R.L. Stine, Rivka Galchen, Nicholson Baker, Anthony Marra, David Baldacci, Elif Batuman, James Patterson, Hanya Yanagihara, Joshua Ferris, Ben Marcus, Jenny Offill, Adelle Waldman

Rated: Clean

Gerald, Anais and Andy discuss “The Second Bakery Attack” by Haruki Murakami. This is easily one of our strangest episodes. The short story’s whimsy and playfulness infected our hosts and the conversation meanders from Wagner to the Looney Tunes animated short “What’s Opera, Doc?”

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