Maggie Smith

Dame Maggie Smith has won every acting award there is, and most of them, including the Oscar twice. There's no one else quite like Maggie Smith. And she's a cat lover!

Zelda Fitzgerald - 1929 mY #fave book Tender is the Night was written about her breakdown-

"Zelda Fitzgerald and her not-only-married-to-a-famous-writer-but-a-writer-on-her-own-right kitty." -- There's a misplaced modifier in there, but I'm not quibbling.

Haruki Murakami. E aqui, anos mais tarde :

Haruki Murakami with cat. “What I think is this: You should give up looking for lost cats and start searching for the other half of your shadow.” ― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

vintageanchorbooks:  “When you come out of the storm, you won’t...

vintageanchorbooks: “ “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.” ― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (Art source) ”

Haruki Murakami, 1982

Haruki Murakami decided to write fiction one day, then became one of Japan's most well known authors. One of my favorite authors.

Haruki Murakami.  The 3rd part of 1Q84 was a disappointment. After a long wait for this book (part  3 of the book), I felt that Murakami, whom I admire, wrapped up his monumental book with coarse stitches, turning it to a romance/love story, and left out all the science fiction aspect. But this is Murakami, never satisfying his readers with some reasonable end.

Haruki Murakami, Japanese novelist known for his extensive use of Western pop culture references which spin off into a crazy form of postmodern pastiche, turns 63 today…

Justin Vernon (Bon Iver)

Two of my favorite things in one photo. Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and cats oh my

Haruki Murakami

En Littérature, Kafka sur le rivage s’impose

Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this?” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood still makes me cry.

John and Ringo

Ringo and John - Sept in a Missouri farm on a day off in Alton, Ozark Mountains

I hurt myself deeply, though at the time I had no idea how deeply. I should have learned many things from that experience, but when I look back on it, all I gained was one single, undeniable fact. That ultimately I am a person who can do evil. I never consciously tried to hurt anyone, yet good intentions notwithstanding, when necessity demanded, I could become completely self-centred, even cruel......

Author Haruki Murakami is to fiction writing what animator Hayao Miyazaki is to filmmaking. For example, Murakami's novel, Kafka on the Shor.