Kazuo ISHIGURO

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1954-11-08
Education Woking Co GS, Univ of Kent (BA), UEA (MA)
Books & Publications >ir< A Pale View of Hills (1982, Winifred Holtby Award 1983), An Artist of the Floating World (1986, Whitbread Book of the Year 1986, Premio Scanno (Italy) 1995, shortlisted Booker Prize 1986), The Remains of the Day (1989, Booker Prize 1989, Merchant-Ivory film 1993), The Unconsoled (1995, Cheltenham Prize 1995), When We Were Orphans (2000, shortlisted Man Booker Prize 2000), Never Let Me Go (2005, Corine Prize (Germany) 2006, Serono Prize (Italy) 2006, Casino de Santiago European Novel Prize (Spain) 2007, shortlisted Man Booker Prize 2005), Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall (2009, Guiseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa Int Literary Prize (Italy) 2009); >ir< A Profile of Arthur J Mason (broadcast 1984), The Gourmet (broadcast 1987); >ir< The Saddest Music in the World (screenplay co-writer, 2003), The White Countess (original screenplay, 2005), Never Let Me Go (exec prodr, 2010); >ir< as lyricist: The Ice Hotel, I Wish I Could Go Travelling Again, Breakfast on the Morning Tram, So Romantic (all incl on Stacey Kent's album Breakfast on the Morning Tram 2007), Postcard Lovers (incl on Stacey Kent's album Dreamer - In Concert, 2011), The Changing Lights, The Summer We Crossed Europe in the Rain, Waiter Oh Waiter (all incl on Stacey Kent's album The Changing Lights 2013)
Recreations playing musical instruments
Clubs N/A
Style Kazuo Ishiguro, Esq, OBE, FRSL
Career author; work translated into 40 languages; memb: Soc of Authors 1989, PEN 1989, Writers' Guild of America 2013; hon foreign memb American Acad of Arts and Sciences 1993; Hon DLitt: Univ of Kent 1990, UEA 1995, Univ of St Andrews 2003; FRSL 1989, FRSA 1990; Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France) 1998
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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