What I Talk About When I Talk About Running By Haruki Murakami, Vintage (reprint), 2009, $14 In
a book that revolves around his preparation for a marathon, Murakami
muses about running, noting that most of what he knows about writing he
learned by running daily.
Acting Class By Milton Katselas, Phoenix Books, $34.95 This
insightful treatise on acting takes readers behind the curtain at the
Beverly Hills Playhouse, where founder and teacher Milton Katselas has
trained Tony-, Emmy- and Academy Award-winning performers.
On the Line By Serena Williams (with Daniel Paisner), Grand Central Publishing, 2009, $26.99 Serena
Williams’ memoir of overcoming a disadvantaged Compton childhood to
become the world’s No. 1 women’s tennis player reveals the realities of
professional tennis and illuminates a remarkable career.