Book Review – 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

That’s what the world is, after all; an endless battle of contrasting memories. I don’t mind usurping another reviewer’s thoughts when they strike a chord, so I’ll shamelessly steal the idea that this is Murakami’s marathon novel. The man writes and runs, so at 1,157 pages, 1Q84 appears to be a fusion of the two. Running a marathon takes endurance, …

Weekly Recap – June 26th, 2015

Wow, what a week. I worked a lot, I read a lot, I wrote a lot, I exercised a lot. You could say…I did a lot. Despite some long hours in the office, I finished my first reading of 1Q84. Letting this one marinate as I put together my usual book notes. It’s not easy to summarize a 1,150-page book, but …

Weekly Recap – May 15th, 2015

To steal a line from Aerosmith (or Gene Autry, depending on your age and tastes), “I’m back in the saddle again.” My particular saddle is a squat rack, but there’s no riding into the sunset. In fact, at 5:00 in the morning, there’s no sun. I resolved to get up early at least three times a week so I can …