It's true that many mistakes are made by rushing this life. Like the good ship's captain, steady as she goes, has a lot going for it and will present the opportunities you deserve. I'm doing this right now and it feels good taking my own advice!
A break down of the works of Murakami and a suggested reading order for his novels.
"We could face each other over coffee cups in total silence" Haruki Murakami - Norwegian Wood
“In this world, there are things you can only do alone, and things you can only do with somebody else. It's important to combine the two in just the right amount.” ― Haruki Murakami
Haruki Murakami quote
"If you only read the books that everybody else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking." -Haruki Murakami
Haruki Murakami Bingo [illustration]
"What happens when people open their hearts? ...." -Haruki Murakami Norwegian Wood
Under the same two moons - Haruki Murakami, 1Q84 http://www.haruki-murakami.com/post/93295229145/under-the-same-two-moons-haruki-murakami-1q84