Tag Archive: Haruki Murakami

There’s strange, and then there’s Murakami.


I’ve been immersed in Elena Ferrante’s Neopolitan novels in preparation for my trip to Italy in June. Fancying a brief palate cleanser between volumes 2 and 3, I picked up Haruki Murakami’s The Strange… Continue reading

Running out of Books about Running


I have a love/hate relationship with running. I’ve been an on-off runner for nearly two decades, but even though I know it improves the quality of my life in so many ways, I… Continue reading

Outrunning the black dogs.


I always find this time of year tricky. I actually enjoy winter, but sometimes the thought of the long bleak months looming ahead can be enough to make me nosedive into depression. Last… Continue reading