Kazuo Ishiguro in 2005, from a 2008 Paris Review article
2017 Nobel Prize for Literature winner and Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) Kazuo Ishiguro (November 8, 1954 - ) is a Japanese-born British novelist. Remains of the Day (1989) and Never Let Me Go (2005) are his most well-known works to date. His other works vary in style from the serene to the experimental of The Unconsoled (1995) to a mysterious tale set in Arthurian time (The Buried Giant, 2015), and from the setting of post-war Japan to Britain of many times, including alternate. Ishiguro has also written screenplays for British television as well as for the feature films The Saddest Music in the World (2003) and The White Countess (2005).
A common 1Y reading program began at Wartburg College in 2003, although it wasn't officially called “Readings in Common” until 2005. It was renamed "Knight Reading" in 2015.
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