”What’s more, he says, he doesn’t like thinking of himself as creative. ‘I’ve always admired routine and sticking to it,’ he says. ‘However depressed I am, however lonely or sad, routine work helps me. I love it. Basically I think of myself as an engineer or a gardener or something like that. Not a creator, that’s too heavy for me. I’m not that kind of person. I just stick to the routine work. I’ve been running for 30 years, and it gave me very special things in 30 years. If you do the same thing every day, that’ll give you something.'”
Citerat ur ”Haruki Murakami: ‘I’m kind of famous. I just want to find out why that happened‘” av Tim Martin i The Telegraph, 4 november 2014.