KAZUO UMEZU. Japan. Grandmaster of Japanese horror. Always dressed in Waldo-like stripes. A singular evil genius.
This morning we launched the construction of the 80km Chida - Jimma rd which crosses Jimma zone and ends in Konta special woreda. Budgeted at 2.4bil birr through cooperation of federal gov, JICA & AfDB, this road will support dev’t efforts initiated through ‘Dine for Ethiopia.’
“Somewhere in the back of my mind, I’m still a singer-songwriter.” Did you know that Kazuo Ishiguro wrote songs for jazz singer Stacey Kent? Hear him talk about his journey from guitars to novels – and how he was influenced by fellow Literature Laureate, Bob Dylan. #JazzDay
Sir Kazuo Ishiguro warns of young authors self-censoring out of 'fear'
Kazuo Ishiguro: “A staggering, staggering number of people have died. There are millions of people right now bereaved, shocked, mourning somebody they've lost. And I think that comes before everything else… We usually only get this kind of death when we have major wars.”
Kazuo Ishiguro: 'AI, gene-editing, big data ... I worry we are not in control of these things any more'
Announcing the new novel from Nobel Prize Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro, Klara and the Sun. Klara, an Artificial Friend, remains hopeful a customer will choose her, but she is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans. 2 March 2021 #KlaraAndTheSun