The Incomplete Book of Running

The Incomplete Book of Running Review

Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s beloved show Wait Wait..Don’t Tell Me and a popular columnist for Runner’s World, shares his insightful and entertaining look at life and running that explores the transformative power of the sport....

Title:The Incomplete Book of Running
Edition Language:English

    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Kate

    4 stars for the running parts. 2 stars for the frankly off-putting way Sagal writes about his ex-wife and daughters, as well as pretty much all other women (except for his current wife - she seemed li...

  • Van Reese

    As a long time runner, I was very pleased to win this book in a give away (thank you Simon & Shuster). The only negative, I felt, was that he talks about his divorce; a lot. It was painful, so O.K. We...

  • Andrea

    I love the saying he recounted: if you can't play sports, run. If you can't run, run long. I can relate. I'm a fan of Wait Wait and thought this book was entertaining. Peter Sagal talks about his runn...

  • Doug Gordon

    I'm a runner and also a fan of "Wait, Wait", so I really expected to enjoy this book a lot, but would find it hard to recommend to either a runner or non-runner. Mainly, I thought it would be mostly a...

  • Ron S

    A mid-life memoir you needn't be a runner to enjoy. ...

  • Erin

    Vulnerable and made me want to run marathons. Should prob have a trigger warning about dieting....

  • Katy

    Funny, wry and charming! I love Peter Sagal, not only from Wait, Wait but also his GoT recaps with Nerdette. I’m also glad to know that he is someone who can laugh at himself while singing along to ...

  • Jan Van Bruaene

    I didn't know what to expect about this book. I only know about Peter Sagal from NPR Wait Wait Don't Tell me Show. And I heard he co-wrote the less than stellar movie Dirty Dancing Havana Nights. He w...

  • Jacques Bezuidenhout

    Picked up this book based on it being a running book. Not knowing the author or his shows.Yes most of the book is centred around running, but it ended up being more of a personal / mid-life memoir of ...

  • Jamey Bradbury

    Peter Sagal's slim memoir about running through the turmoil of his own life and the turmoil of the world at large is entertaining and perfectly captures the radio host's voice and sensibility. I was s...