Three things are too wonderful for me;four I do not understand:the way of an eagle in the sky,the way of a snake on a rock,the… Read More »The feel of the thing; or, embodied knowledge
These might be the most important qualities for doing anything. Talent In every interview I’m asked what’s the most important quality a novelist has to… Read More »Haruki Murakami on Writing: Talent. Focus. Endurance.
I love listening to The Lovin’ Spoonful. Their music is sort of laid back and never pretentious. Listening to this soothing music brings back a… Read More »Haruki Murakami on commonplace origin stories; or, Life on the cutting room floor
It’s two and a half months now since I resumed my old lifestyle in which, unless it’s totally unavoidable, I run every single day. Today… Read More »Haruki Murakami on running and writing, staying fresh, and building a rhythm
I think I do. Unless it’s an especially good day with the wind at my back, running a good time takes a degree of concentration… Read More »Do you run faster when not listening to a podcast?