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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami
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Dec 27, 09

bookshelves: audio, non-fiction
Recommended for: runners, writers, thinkers
Read in December, 2009 — I own a copy

i listened to the audio version of this book during my training sessions leading up to my first marathon. it was so great that i listened to the whole book during the marathon itself.

the tales of running that murakami recounted touched me very personally and, as a novice runner who has been overwhelmed with the personal triumph of becoming a runner, i appreciated the humor and depth of emotion that both running and writing evoked in him.

i would definitely recommend this book for anyone who is thinking about running, or has ever run. and this will definitely make a perfect gift for one friend of mine in particular who is both a runner and a writer.
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