For me, running is essential. While I run, I almost need to carry a notepad because the ideas start flowing along with the endorphins.
NOT ‘Fast Food for the Mind’ After Dark is a deceptively ‘sleek’ book. And it is certain NOT ‘fast food for the mind’. Haruki Murakami continues with his author-style being reserved and portrayed as simple — simple language, simple declarative sentences, ease of reading. But, don’t let ‘sleek’ fool you. Simple, it is …
5 Spot After Dark, The Series, sat in draft for a while: beside me, in front of me, following me throughout the day, for some time as I pondered what to do with it.
The title grabbed me and held on. I felt passionately attuned. Within the title I could see the tails of related topics that interconnected thematically and conceptually throughout Murakami’s stories and life, in general.
Intuitively, I knew it was bigger than one post could do justice. Little did I know I would have a highly meaningful (for me anyway) multi-part series in my hands.