What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (Paperback)
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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (Paperback)

(translator), (author)
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Paperback 192 Pages
Published: 02/04/2009
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A short, brilliant book which gives a remarkable insight into the mind of a supremely gifted writer, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running details Murakakami’s athletic obsession and how it informs his art. Philosophical and reflective, this is a joyous celebration of physical activity and its mental results.

Haruki Murakami is one of the world’s favourite novelists and responsible for wonderful fiction like The Wind Up Bird Chronicle and Kafka on the Shore, but here he chronicles his obsession for running and offers his fans a short but wonderful journey into a mind which shapes such beautiful books.

His first forays into triathlon and his initial fears of the open water swim will resonate with many and his admiration of those who seem naturally designed to run is also a strong theme. A fabulous little book which should be on any runner’s to-read list.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099526155
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 138 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 12 mm

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“reflections on running, writing and life”

An open, honest, and thoughtful book, full of biographical reflections on running, writing and life in general. There's a peppering of poetic flourishes too - the special New England fall is my particular... More

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“reflections on running, writing and life”

An open, honest, and thoughtful book, full of biographical reflections on running, writing and life in general. There's a peppering of poetic flourishes too - the special New England fall is my particular... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 85

“Absolutely Terrific Read”

I’ve always found that a great deal of Murakami’s personality has infused itself within his fiction but ‘What I Talk About When I Talk About Running’ offers something different. Written as a short memoir of his... More

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