This Kazuo Ishiguro novel tells of an English butler in wartime England who begins to question his lifelong loyalty to his employer while on a vacation. Bezos has said of the book, "Before reading it, I didn't think a perfect novel was possible."
Because no one asked me, here are some books, podcasts & TV shows I loved in 2021. I forgot Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro but that makes it 11 books and 10 of everything else and that would bother me. RHOBH was the best in a crowded field but obvs I watched all franchises.
Robots will play a huge part in our future, and fiction like Kazuo Ishiguro's Klara and the Sun is a great way to explore what that might mean.
Ursula, Bugs Bunny, and Asami Sato. They are three of the 259 LGBTQ characters Insider found in cartoons. Queer culture has historically been present in this space. But, small-screen LGBTQ representation both exploded and shifted over the past decade.
Sir Kazuo Ishiguro warns of young authors self-censoring out of 'fear'
KAZUO UMEZU. Japan. Grandmaster of Japanese horror. Always dressed in Waldo-like stripes. A singular evil genius.
“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
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