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Kazuo Ishiguro talks to CBC in 1995

The Story


Kazuo Ishiguro, winner of the Booker Prize for his novel The Remains of the Day, has a new book, called The UnconsoledOn the Arts host David Gilmour speaks to him about the subject matter of the new book, and whether he had concerns about its reception.  They discuss whether writers peak at a certain age, whether they have more than “one voice”, and the pressures of time.

Broadcast Medium: Television
Program: On the Arts
Broadcast Date: June 23, 1995
Interviewer: David Gilmour
Guest: Kazuo Ishiguro
Duration: 6:47

Did You know?


• Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan on November 8, 1954, and lived in the U.K. from the age of 5 years.  He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017.

• He won the Booker Prize in 1989 for The Remains of the Day, which was made into a film in 1993.  Never Let Me Go was published in 2005, and made into a film in 2010.


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