Talking Cats and Didacticism


I must be missing something. Mustn’t I?

Sam Jordison, for the Guardian’s reading group, has dived into Murakami’s Kafka on the Shore and promptly landed in shallow water. Possibly too relatable for some of us, Jordison shares his frustrations over Murakami’s plotting (or, he might argue, lack thereof) which takes away from his writing’s beauty.

Kyle Williams is a student at Brooklyn College, studying creative writing and literature. You can find more from him on Tumblr at, but don't feel like you have to. More from this author →