Kazuo Ishiguro

7 Ways Kazuo Ishiguro Can Help You Improve Your Writing

Image: Matthew Loffhagen<p>Author of <i>Never Let Me Go</i>, <i>The Remains of the Day</i>, and <i>The Buried Giant,</i> the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature marked a pinnacle in …

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Nobel Prize in Chaos: Cancels Annual Concert for 2018 Winners Plus No Literature Prize (The One Bob Dylan Got)

Home Books Nobel Prize in Chaos: Cancels Annual Concert for 2018 Winners Plus No...<p>by - July 4, 2018 7:53 pm<p>0 1089<p>The times they are a changing: the …

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Emma Thompson has been made a dame

Here’s some news you might want to keep in mind next time you bump into <i>Love Actually</i> and <i>Sense and Sensibility</i> star Emma Thompson at the supermarket: …

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Mem - by Bethany C. Morrow (Hardcover)

<i>MEM</i> is a rare novel, a small book carrying very big ideas, the kind of story that stays with you long after you’ve finished reading it.Set in the …

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Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and emigrated to Britain with his family in 1960. He was educated at the University of Kent at …

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Novels by Kazuo Ishiguro and Zadie Smith Are Adapted for Stage

Two acclaimed novels are making the leap from page to stage in Britain: Kazuo Ishiguro’s “The Remains of the Day” and Zadie Smith’s “White Teeth” will both soon have their theatrical debuts.<p>James Dacre, the artistic director at the Royal & Derngate in Northampton, England, announced Thursday that …

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Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day to be adapted for the stage

Twenty-five years after it was made into an Oscar-nominated film, Kazuo Ishiguro’s Booker prize-winning novel The Remains of the Day is to be adapted for the stage. Ishiguro will collaborate on the adaptation, by playwright and novelist Barney Norris. It will tour the UK after its world premiere at …

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Man Booker festival: Peter Carey, Kazuo Ishiguro and Hilary Mantel among lineup

From Hilary Mantel to Kazuo Ishiguro, 15 past winners of the Man Booker prize will be uniting for the first time to take part in a festival this summer to mark 50 years of the prestigious literary award.<p>Taking place from 6 to 8 July, the Man Booker 50 festival will feature more than 60 speakers, …

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Ali Smith, Kazuo Ishiguro and Hilary Mantel top poll of best UK and Irish authors

Ali Smith has topped a poll by the Times Literary Supplement of about 200 critics, academics and authors that set out to find the best British and Irish novelists writing today.<p>Four of the top five places in the TLS’s ranking of what it dubbed the “New Elizabethans” went to women, with Smith …

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Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

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Fiction Book Review: When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro, Author Alfred A. Knopf $25 (352p) ISBN 978-0-375-41054-3

When We Were Orphans<p><b>Kazuo Ishiguro, Author</b> Alfred A. Knopf $25 (352p) ISBN 978-0-375-41054-3<p>More By and About This Author<p>Despite some contrived …

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Simon Vance brings Nobel Prize-winner Kazuo Ishiguro’s perplexing novel The Unconsoled to life | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>The Unconsoled</b> <i><br>by Kazuo Ishiguro (read by Simon Vance)</i><br>Faber & Faber<p><b>4.5/5 stars</b><p>Simon Vance is one of the finest narrators in the audiobook world. His …

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Requiem’s Lydia Wilson: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds On The Star Of The BBC’s Latest Drama

Yup, you definitely do recognise her from somewhere.<p>Arriving on screens on Friday (2 February), ’Requiem’ is the BBC’s latest psychological thriller …

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Producer Options Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘When We Were Orphans’

Caryn Mandabach Productions will work on a TV adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro’s China- and U.K.-set psychological thriller …

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Peaky Blinders production company to turn Kazuo Ishiguro's When We Were Orphans into TV show

A novel by Kazuo Ishiguro is to be turned into a TV show by the production company behind Peaky Blinders.<p>When We Were Orphans tells the story of …

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Caryn Mandabach Prods Developing Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘When We Were Orphans’

Caryn Mandabach Productions has optioned the TV rights to Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro’s psychological mystery novel, <i>When We Were …

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David Walliams is biggest selling author of 2017

David Walliams was the biggest-selling author of 2017, overtaking JK Rowling with sales of more than £16 million from his children’s books.<p>The writer and television presenter outsold fellow children’s authors Julia Donaldson and Philip Pullman, thriller writers James Patterson and Dan Brown, and TV …

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The Five Best Films By This Iconic Swedish Director

Mr Ingmar Bergman’s finest movies<p>The BFI’s season on Mr Ingmar Bergman, at the Southbank in London until March, provides the perfect chance to …

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12 Regal Books for Fans of The Crown

<i>This post was originally published on Early Bird Books. It has been reproduced here with permission.</i><p>As soon as <i>The Crown</i> debuted last November, …

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50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

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Kazuo Ishiguro, Heyne Verlag

<b>Source: https://www.randomhouse.de</b> License: All Rights Reserved.<p>Heyne uses Cormorant Unicase and Cormorant Infant for their new paperback edition of …

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British novelist Ishiguro receives Nobel Prize in literature

Japan-born British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, author of the 1989 Man Booker Prize-winning "The Remains of the Day," received the 2017 Nobel Prize in …

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What’s Your Favorite Book? No, Your Real Favorite Book

You remember those awful ice breakers in school? When you had to go around the room and tell everyone your name, and your favorite color, and a fun …

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US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

STOCKHOLM (AP) — An American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his …

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Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nobel speech exquisitely describes the immigrant longing for an imagined home

The British author Kazuo Ishiguro is a subtle creator. He won the Nobel prize in literature this year for the quiet, unknowable dread he imbues in his characters, whose emotions and ideas are often brimming just below consciousness, and barely acknowledged.<p>But in the Nobel acceptance speech …

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Sophisticated Santa: Lit Gift Recs from Bestselling Author Amor Towles

Kazuo Ishiguro<p>Kazuo Ishiguro’s receipt of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature is the perfect invitation for readers to visit or revisit his extraordinary novel <i>Remains of the Day</i>. A haunting and beautiful glimpse into the life of a British servant, the book is a tour de force of tone and point of …

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A Hogwarts House Reading List: 20 Books for Slytherins

It takes a lot of smarts to achieve your dreams and conquer the world. Slytherins know that better than anybody. And no, not all Slytherins are evil …

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Book It: The Five Best Literary Events in Denver This Week

<b>Alex Prud’homme, France Is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child<br>7p.m., Monday, November 13<br>Tattered Cover <br>2526 East Colfax …

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Kazuo Ishiguro: ‘Write What You Know’ is the Stupidest Thing I’ve Ever Heard

Kazuo Ishiguro, author of <i>The Remains of the Day</i>, <i>Never Let Me Go</i>, and most recently <i>The Buried Giant</i>, and oh, also our newest Nobel Laureate in …

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Weekend Rec: The Buried Giant by Nobel-Prize Winner Kazuo Ishiguro

As the weekday doldrums move mercifully toward the (hopefully) carefree hours of the weekend, it is the perfect opportunity to make a dent in that to-be-read pile. What better place to start than with our most recent Nobel laureate in literature, Kazuo Ishiguro? Ishiguro is known for the stunning …

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