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ISBN: 1433243881 / ISBN-13: 9781433243882

What I Talk about When I Talk about Running

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In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from ... Show synopsis

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  • What I Talk about When I Talk about Running (Blackstone Audiobooks) – Audiobook CD (2008)
    by Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translator), Ray Porter (Read by)

    What I Talk about When I Talk about Running

    Audiobook CD, Blackstone Audiobooks
    2008
    English

    ISBN: 1433243881
    ISBN-13: 9781433243882

    From the bestselling author of The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Kafka on the Shore, this is a rich and revelatory memoir about writing and running and the integral impact both have made on his life.

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Reviews of What I Talk about When I Talk about Running

Overall customer rating: 4.334
Wyoming
by Wyoming on Dec 29, 2011

This was bought for a gift so I have no personal review

Grant W

A Solid Book About Running

by Grant W on Dec 5, 2011

Renovned novelist Haruki Murakami took up running to stay in shape and little did he know that it would consume him in the most marvelous ways. He has since run man marathons and even an ultramarathon. Running is as much a part of him as is his writing. In this book, the usually closely guarded Murakami tells about his running and how it has also influenced his writing. While you might say, "Yeah, but it's no 'Wind-Up Bird Chronicle,;", to which I respond, "Yeah, but what is?" This is a fine book and it definitely makes you want to get a pair of running shoes and hit the pavement (or the treadmill).

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Bull6

Great Book

by Bull6 on Jan 29, 2009

I liked the introspective approach the author took to running. His personal experiences rang true to me in my journey into running.

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