What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Publish date: April 2009
Pages no: 180
Edition language: English
, Asian Literature
, Biography Memoir
, Sports And Games
, Japanese Literature
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...