Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksSign In
AuthorsKazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro Books

Sir Kazuo Ishiguro (カズオ・イシグロ or 石黒 一雄), OBE, FRSA, FRSL is a British novelist of Japanese origin and Nobel Laureate in Literature (2017). His family moved to England in 1960. Ishiguro obtained his Bachelor's degree from the University of Kent in 1978 and his Master's from the University of East Anglia's creative writing course in 1980. He became a British citizen in 1982. He now lives in London.His first novel, A Pale View of Hills, won the 1982 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize. His second novel, An Artist of the Floating World, won the 1986 Whitbread Prize. Ishiguro received the 1989 Man Booker prize for his third novel The Remains of the Day. His fourth novel, The Unconsoled, won the 1995 Cheltenham Prize. His latest novel is The Buried Giant, a New York Times bestseller. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2017.His novels An Artist of the Floating World (1986), When We Were Orphans (2000), and Never Let Me Go (2005) were all shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.In 2008, The Times ranked Ishiguro 32nd on their list of "The 50 Greatest British Writers Since 1945". In 2017, the Swedish Academy awarded him the Nobel Prize in Literature, describing him in its citation as a writer "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world".
27 books on the list
Sort by
Best Books First
Layout
Klara and the Sun
A novel
Kazuo Ishiguro - Mar 02, 2021
Goodreads Rating
Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass on the street outside. She remains ho...
The Remains of the Day
Kazuo Ishiguro - Sep 12, 1990 (first published in 1989)
Goodreads Rating
An alternate cover for this ISBN can be found here.The Remains of the Day is a profoundly compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and of his fading, insular world postwar England. At the end of his three decades of service at Darlington Hall, Stevens embarks on a country drive, during which he looks back over his career to reassure himsel...
My Twentieth Century Evening and Other Small Breakthroughs
The Nobel Lecture
Kazuo Ishiguro - Dec 12, 2017
Goodreads Rating
Delivered in Stockholm on 7 December 2017, My Twentieth Century Evening and Other Small Breakthroughs is the lecture of the Nobel Laureate in Literature, Kazuo Ishiguro. A generous and hugely insightful biographical sketch, it explores his relationship with Japan, reflections on his own novels and an insight into some of his inspirations, from the ...
Conversations with Kazuo Ishiguro
Feb 25, 2008
Goodreads Rating
Conversations with Kazuo Ishiguro collects nineteen interviews, conducted over the past two decades on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond, with the author of Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day. The interviews collectively address the entirety of this literary artist's career, affording readers of Ishiguro (b. 1954) the most vivid portra...
Klara and the Sun / Never Let Me Go
Kazuo Ishiguro - Jan 01, 2021
Goodreads Rating
Klara and the Sun...
Threebies
Kazuo Ishiguro (Faber "Threebies")
Kazuo Ishiguro - Apr 07, 2003
Goodreads Rating
This set of three books by Kazuo Ishiguro includes: "An Artist Of The Floating World"; "The Remains Of The Day"; and "The Unconsoled". It forms part of Faber's "Threebies" series, which offers different sets of three titles, each set written by a best-selling author....
Granta 7
The Best Of Young British Novelists 1 (Granta
Bill Buford - Mar 23, 2013
Goodreads Rating
Who were the best young British novelists ten years ago? And who among them have emerged as the important writers of today? This classic issue of Granta (reprinted six times) collects new fiction from the twenty writers, judged in 1983, to be the best of their generation....
Ficções
Tinta Permanente - Jan 01, 2002
Goodreads Rating
Review of Contemporary Fiction
XXV, #2
May 01, 2005
Goodreads Rating
Now in its twenty-fifth year, the Review of Contemporary Fiction has long been one of the most important journals covering contemporary, literature. Through essays, excerpts, interviews, and an extensive book review section, the Review is dedicated to the discussion and celebration of innovative fiction, and some of the most influential authors of ...
위로받지 못한 사람들 2
Jan 01, 2011
Goodreads Rating
어딘가 있을지 모를 구원을 찾아 헤매는 사람들의 이야기 『위로받지 못한 사람들』 제2권. 현대 영미권 문학을 대표하는 작가이자 부커 상 수상작가, 2017년 노벨문학상 수상작가 가즈오 이시구로의 소설로 첼튼햄 상을 받았다. 세계적인 피아니스트가 성공을 위해 버려야 했던 가치들을 되살리려 하지만 결국 실패하고 마는 과정이 현실과 꿈, 과거와 현재와 미래의 경계가 없는 몽환적인 배경에서 펼쳐진다. 젊은 날 놓쳐 버린 것들의 소중함을 깨닫지만 다시 돌아갈 수 없다는 좌절감에 몸부림치는 주인공의 모습이, 지난날에 대한 회한을 지니고 있으면서도 그저 하루하루를 살아가는 현대인의 모습을 반영하고 있다. 초현실적인 가상의 도시를 배...
紙の空から by
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Remains of the Day (SparkNotes Literature Guide) (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series) by SparkNotes
Granta Portugal 2 by Carlos Vaz Marques
A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro
A Family Supper by David Wheeler
An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
A Village After Dark by Kazuo Ishiguro
Come Rain or Come Shine by Kazuo Ishiguro
Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories by Various
The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro
2 nouvelles musicales by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro