• The Muses Companion

    The Muses Companion – April 26, 2024

    Good day, readers. Today is April 26th, the 116th day of the year 2024, with 250 days remaining. “As April wanes, the promise of spring deepens, nurturing seeds both in the earth and in our hearts.” Mary Oliver Today in Literary History: On this day in 1986, Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood was published in Japan. This novel, which brought Murakami widespread fame, explores themes of loss and nostalgia set against the backdrop of 1960s Tokyo. The poignant narrative captures the restless spirit of youth and the deep currents of personal change. Notable Birthdays: Bernard Malamud (April 26, 1914 – March 18, 1986), an American author renowned for his novels and…