Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

[rating=3] ‘Born to Run’ is about “A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen”, according to the cover. I’ve never been into sports – I don’t like watching them on TV, I don’t read the Sports columns in the newspaper, and I don’t play any. But I do run. I […]

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

[rating=3] ‘What I Talk About When I Talk About Running’ is a promising title. They always are, aren’t they? Yet, my ongoing ambivalence towards Haruki Murakami continues. I always feel as though I should love his work; it’s weird, and focuses on themes that are close to my heart: noir, crime, fantasy, sheep… and now, […]