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Reading a Nobel Laureate

Shame on me, I thought when I read that Kazuo Ishiguro had been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in literature. I couldn’t name a single of his titles, which made it obvious that I hadn’t read any of his books. 696 more words


Review: Remains of the Day (book)

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Perhaps I should stop looking back so much. I should adopt a more positive attitude towards what remains of my day.” … 250 more words


Ishiguro's truly great butler

Kazuo Ishiguro is not yet a household name in America, although he is getting close. If you do not recognize his name, you will probably recognize the film… 679 more words

The Buried Giant – does it stir?

Kazuo Ishiguro’s “The Buried Giant”.  Does it stir?  Will the earth quake as it breaks surface?  If you are looking for a literary Godzilla, go elsewhere. 655 more words

Understanding Others

The Remains of a Memory

This year the Nobel prize for literature went to British-Japanese writer Kazuo Ishiguro. I have always been interested in Ishiguro’s work so I picked up a copy of his lecture My Twentieth Century Evening – and Other Small Breakthroughs.  555 more words


Ishiguro's Nobel Speech

I came across Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nobel acceptance speech today –https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2017/ishiguro-lecture_en.html

It’s a wonderful read – I highly recommend it. Here are a few excerpts – 624 more words

A Pale View Of The Hills (Review)

Title: A Pale View Of The Hills
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Published: 1982

Ishiguro Takes Us On A Disturbing Trip Down Memory Lane.

I have read a few of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novels before but none are as haunting or disturbing as A Pale View of the Hills. 563 more words