Wed, Sep 22|
Online via Zoom
Author Study: The Novels Of Kazuo Ishiguro
September 2021 - April 2022. An in depth reading of the novels of Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro, led by Folio librarian Lillian Dabney.
Time & Location
Sep 22, 2021, 4:00 PM PDT – Apr 27, 2022, 6:00 PM PDT
Online via Zoom
About the Event
In this in-depth author study led by Folio librarian Lillian Dabney, we will be exploring the novels of Nobel Prize and Booker Prize winning novelist, screenwriter, musician, and short-story writer Sir Kazuo Ishiguro.
Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and moved to Britain at the age of five. His eight previous works of fiction have earned him many honors around the world, including the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Booker Prize. His work has been translated into over fifty languages, and The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, both made into acclaimed films, have each sold more than 2 million copies. He was given a knighthood in 2018 for Services to Literature. He also holds the decorations of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from France and the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star from Japan.
Novels in this study:
- A Pale View of Hills (1982)
- An Artist of the Floating World (1986)
- The Remains of the Day (1989)
- The Unconsoled (1995)
- When We Were Orphans (2000)
- Never Let Me Go (2005)
- The Buried Giant (2015)
- Klara and the Sun (2021)
A Pale View of Hills (1982)
An Artist of the Floating World (1986)
Folio & MLG Members$50.00+$1.25 service fee
General Admission$65.00+$1.63 service fee