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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running - Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269195 (0307269191)
Publisher: Knopf
Pages no: 180
Edition language: English
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bookwookiee
bookwookiee rated it
3.0 What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
There were certain passages of this book where Murakami perfectly articulated the motivation behind distance running and other moments that I thought provided some interesting insight on his novels, and for those I think it's worth a read. That said, even though Murakami and distance running are two...
Book rêveur
Book rêveur rated it
4.5 Murakami on running
I don`t know how and why, but I hadn`t read anything from Murakami before. So it would be normal to start with his famous stories or even 1Q84. But I started with his memories and musings about running. The reason behind this strange choice is that I have started to run myself so I was highly intere...
meganbaxter
meganbaxter rated it
This is, I think, the second book I've read about distance running. I am wondering what my fascination with that is, although truly, I've read both because they came up on various lists. I, myself, am a walker. I love to go for long walks in the morning. Running does not as much appeal. But then you...
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Book Talk rated it
I guess what everybody has been saying this book is true: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running really makes you want to take up running. I was skeptical at first when my friend said so. I was even more skeptical when I read some of the reviews on Goodreads. But yes, you really do want to star...
otakumom
otakumom rated it
This work struck a chord with me. While Murakami primarily wrote about his experiences running and training for various events, it really served as a vehicle for expressing his thought process and life lessons he had learned through the process. Self-deprecating as ever, I found it refreshingly ho...
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