What I Talk about When I Talk about Running

What I Talk about When I Talk about Running

by Haruki Murakami

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 11/08/2009

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An intimate look at writing, running, and the incredible way they intersect, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is an illuminating glimpse into the solitary passions of one of our greatest artists.

While training for the New York City Marathon, Haruki Murakami decided to keep a journal of his progress. The result is a memoir about his intertwined obsessions with running and writing, full of vivid recollections and insights, including the eureka moment when he decided to become a writer. By turns funny and sobering, playful and philosophical, here is a rich and revelatory work that elevates the human need for motion to an art form.

ISBN:
9780307389831
9780307389831
Category:
Biography: sport
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
11-08-2009
Language:
English
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
201.17x130.81x13.97mm
Weight:
0.18kg
Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami is the author of many novels as well as short stories and non-fiction.

His books include Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Kafka on the Shore, 1Q84, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage and The Strange Library.

His work has been translated into more than 50 languages, and the most recent of his many international honours is the Jerusalem Prize.

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