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Let the Games withdrawal begin

With the Beijing Olympics coming to an end, where can you go to get a dose of drama, excitement, and pageantry? Here are our suggestions for keeping the spirit alive after the torch goes out.

August 24, 2008

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Watching people run long distances, I find, has a chastening effect, and makes me feel I should at least get up out of my seat. If you feel similarly, don't overreact. Begin, instead, by reading the new memoir by Haruki Murakami, called "What I Talk About When I Talk About Running." Murakami is not only Japan's preeminent writer of fiction, ... (Full article: 1410 words)

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