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In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. By turns funny and sobering, playful and philosophical, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is rich and revelatory, both for fans of this masterful writer and for the exploding population of athletes who find satisfaction in running.

In his final novel – which he considered his most important – Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years. Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world…

Charlie Gordon knows that he isn’t very bright. At 32, he mops floors in a bakery and studies at a center for mentally challenged adults. But all of this is about to change for Charlie. As part of a daring experiment, doctors are going to perform surgery on Charlie’s brain…