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Download ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¿ Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ¿ 5 Summary Summary What I Talk about When I Talk about Running: A Memoir è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Revealing memoir covers his four month preparation for the New York City Marathon and takes us to places ranging from Tokyos Jingu Gaien gardens where he once shared the course with an Olympian to the Charles River in Boston among young women who outpace him Through this marvelous lens of sport emerges a panorama of memories and insights the eureka moment when he decided to become a writer his greatest. Another non fiction book by Murakami so dont expect a storyI was hoping for a biographydocumentary type book by and on Haruki Murakami and he wrote thisI was unsure of it when i bought but i ended up loving itI love the author but also wanted to start running so it was 2 birds one stoneI really enjoyed his routine his diary like running and experiences in different countriesThis is a must if you are thinking of runningHe was after all 33 when he decided to start running and still does religiously at nearly 70Very inspirational to meA great background into his runningsome humour involvedalbeit shorter than his fiction novels but perfect length although i didnt want it to endFunny enough i did visualise what i was doing in the past when he mentioned preparing for famous past marathonsOverall it wont be to everyones taste but to me i enjoyed it i just hope he releases an in depth book into his lifeHighly recommend to the reader interested in the subject uantum Physics and the Multiplicity of Mind young women who outpace him Through this marvelous lens of sport emerges a panorama of memories and insights the eureka moment when he decided to become a writer his greatest. Another non fiction book by Murakami so dont expect a storyI was hoping for a biographydocumentary type book by and on Haruki Murakami and he wrote thisI was unsure of it when i bought but i ended up loving itI love the author but also wanted to start running so it was 2 birds one stoneI really enjoyed his routine his diary like running and experiences in different countriesThis is a must if Deathgame Hardy Boys Casefiles #7 you are thinking of runningHe was after all 33 when he decided to start running and still does religiously at nearly 70Very inspirational to meA great background into his runningsome humour involvedalbeit shorter than his fiction novels but perfect length although i didnt want it to endFunny enough i did visualise what i was doing in the past when he mentioned preparing for famous past marathonsOverall it wont be to everyones taste but to me i enjoyed it i just hope he releases an in depth book into his lifeHighly recommend to the reader interested in the subject

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Download ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¿ Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ¿ 5 Summary Summary What I Talk about When I Talk about Running: A Memoir è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Triumphs and disappointments his passion for vintage LPs and the experience after fifty of seeing his race times improve and then fall backBy turns funny and sobering playful and philosophical What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is rich and revelatory both for fans of this masterful yet guardedly private writer and for the exploding population of athletes who find similar satisfaction in runni. Yes if you ve ever read a Murakami story Yes if you ever lace up a pair of trainers and run to your own personal rhythm Yes if you re interested in the art of the novel Yes if you re none of those You ll find a friend in these pagesAs you would expect from a writer of his pedigree a book about the activity he has pursued since 1982 running is about much that the non runnerrunning averse can get their teeth into As the writer himself says in Chapter One running is both exercise and a metaphor p10 This philosophy is made apparent in the approach he has taken to writing and presenting this book and he subseuently reveals much of his inner self as reflected upon the choices he has made and those activities he has chosen to pursueThis is not a brash book revealing a brash personality boosted by the buzz of running No it s a book about an individual constantly reinventing and fighting to find elements of a self that he is content to call his own I think this is something we can all relate to whatever lifestyle choices we make or have madeOf course as a runner a reader of Haruki and a bit of a word doodler you could say that this is a book tailored to me Again I think the book s reach is far broader than that as a reader I enjoy opening my mind to experiences that lie beyond my own world as you can only really be enlightened by that which you don t already know or have realisedThat s not to say that this book as I have already mentioned doesn t have any value for those to whom it appears to be made such as me far from it Through reading the reflections of someone as perceptive as Murakami on issues we well I for sure have all wrestled with or experienced you are able to smile at a metaphorical moment shared andor be comforted by a familiar problem or obstacle surmountedYes I guess for me the time with this book was like time spent with a good friend we talked we laughed we consoled we supported and then we went home It was all too brief and we haven t changed the world but the time we spent together was special and a great comfort to us bothAnd for those of you whose world of experience falls beyond that of Haruki running and writing you are therefore in a position to be enlightened in some small way about an aspect of each which takes me back to what I enjoy about a book and conseuently makes me think that you d enjoy it tooWhich is a long winded way of reiterating that I think there is something in this short book for everyone that whilst not maybe world changing is life affirming and entertaining and isn t that really enough to expect The Damned Lovely yet guardedly private writer and for the exploding population of athletes who find similar satisfaction in runni. Yes if Handbook of Environmental and Ecological Statistics you ve ever read a Murakami story Yes if The Tunnel you ever lace up a pair of trainers and run to داستان زندگی پر ثمر و با افتخار مداد قرمز your own personal rhythm Yes if The Name Therapist you re interested in the art of the novel Yes if Watching My Wife in Jamaica you re none of those You ll find a friend in these pagesAs Computing Across America The Bicycle Odyssey of a High Tech Nomad you would expect from a writer of his pedigree a book about the activity he has pursued since 1982 running is about much that the non runnerrunning averse can get their teeth into As the writer himself says in Chapter One running is both exercise and a metaphor p10 This philosophy is made apparent in the approach he has taken to writing and presenting this book and he subseuently reveals much of his inner self as reflected upon the choices he has made and those activities he has chosen to pursueThis is not a brash book revealing a brash personality boosted by the buzz of running No it s a book about an individual constantly reinventing and fighting to find elements of a self that he is content to call his own I think this is something we can all relate to whatever lifestyle choices we make or have madeOf course as a runner a reader of Haruki and a bit of a word doodler Jasmine Becket-Griffith you could say that this is a book tailored to me Again I think the book s reach is far broader than that as a reader I enjoy opening my mind to experiences that lie beyond my own world as The Last Messiah you don t already know or have realisedThat s not to say that this book as I have already mentioned doesn t have any value for those to whom it appears to be made such as me far from it Through reading the reflections of someone as perceptive as Murakami on issues we well I for sure have all wrestled with or experienced Sternenkämpfer you are able to smile at a metaphorical moment shared andor be comforted by a familiar problem or obstacle surmountedYes I guess for me the time with this book was like time spent with a good friend we talked we laughed we consoled we supported and then we went home It was all too brief and we haven t changed the world but the time we spent together was special and a great comfort to us bothAnd for those of The Origins of the Modern World Revised and Updated Edition Fate and Fortune in the Rise of the West you whose world of experience falls beyond that of Haruki running and writing Owning Their Pet: A Dark Sci-Fi Romance (Owned and Shared Book 1) (English Edition) you are therefore in a position to be enlightened in some small way about an aspect of each which takes me back to what I enjoy about a book and conseuently makes me think that The Person of the Christ The Earthly Context of the Savior you d enjoy it tooWhich is a long winded way of reiterating that I think there is something in this short book for everyone that whilst not maybe world changing is life affirming and entertaining and isn t that really enough to expect

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Download ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¿ Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ¿ 5 Summary Summary What I Talk about When I Talk about Running: A Memoir è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free In having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing Murakami began running to keep fit A year later hed completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon and now after dozens of such races not to mention triathlons and a dozen critically acclaimed books he reflects upon the influence the sport has had on his life andevenimportanton his writingEual parts training log travelogue and reminiscence this. Reading the pages of this book makes me angry bored and confusedSEXISTEvery time the writer talks about a runner or a writer he uses masculine pronouns The only times women are mentioned is when the author objectifies some Harvard female runners While he s busy talking about their proud ponytails and long strong legs he doesn t miss to say that these girls probably don t know as much as I do about painNOT A RUNNER S BOOKThis guy has no idea what he s talking about He has been running marathons for 25 years and his best time is around 3h30m You don t have to run a 2h marathon to be a runner but his practices are RIDICULOUS I hope no one is reading this book to learn from this runner He just does long runs almost every day and that s it no thought in the training process NOTHING Not to mention that when he talks about his winter in Boston and the lack of opportunities to run due to the bad weather he says So we give up running and instead try to keep in shape by swimming in indoor pools pedaling away on those worthless bicycling machines This guy hasn t heard of functional training or anything else but running He only knows how to put on his Mizunos beware of ads and jog for 1hBORING WRITINGRepetitive lots of back and forths uneventful