ᴍʏ ғᴀᴠᴏᴜʀɪᴛᴇ ʙᴏᴏᴋs» Dance Dance Dance by Murakami HarukiUnfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
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“Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back. That’s part of what it means to be alive. But inside our heads - at least that’s where I imagine it - there’s a little room where we store those memories. A room like the stacks in this library. And to understand the workings of our own heart we have to keep on making new reference cards. We have to dust things off every once in awhile, let in fresh air, change the water in the flower vases. In other words, you’ll live forever in your own private library.” // ”And you really will have to make it through that violent, metaphysical, symbolic storm. No matter how metaphysical or symbolic it might be, make no mistake about it: it will cut through flesh like a thousand razor blades. People will bleed there, and you will bleed too. Hot, red blood. You’ll catch that blood in your hands, your own blood and the blood of others. And once the storm is over you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”
Strathfield Symphony Orchestra to give “Murakami Music” clasical concert in Sydney, Australia on June 22nd 2013!
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Strathfield Symphony Orchestra will explore the fantastical worlds of Haruki Murakami, described by The Guardian as “among the…
“The two of them on top of the freezing slide, wordlessly holding hands.
Once again they were a ten-year-old boy and girl.
A lonely boy, and a lonely girl. “
— Haruki Murakami, 1Q84