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So, Suffering is Optional?

A few days ago I finished reading “The Book Thief” and have been trying to decide what book to read next.

My Short list (in order of preference):

But then I remembered that Daniel had read a few months ago a book about running. Back when he bought it, I thought “yuck, how boring!” Even now, I have to admit, I have my doubts as to the entertaining value of a book whose title is “What I Talk About When I Talk About Running.” I mean, come on. What’s up with that title, anyway? But Daniel swears by Murakami so I decided to give it a go.

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