Kazuo Ishiguro Biography
Kazuo Ishiguro was born on November 8th, 1954 and is currently 69 years old. Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan.
Kazuo Ishiguro is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 8 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1982 with the novel A Pale View of Hills. The most recently released novel was Klara and the Sun which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Kazuo at this time.
Kazuo Ishiguro has also written one book in the Short Story Collections series called, Nocturnes.
Kazuo Ishiguro has made the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! international list in Japan one time. It was for Never Let Me Go in 2007. It was ranked at #10.
Kazuo Ishiguro Awards & Accolades
Kazuo Ishiguro won the Helmerich Award, Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, in 2013.
Ishiguro's books have also won multiple awards, The Remains of the Day won the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1989. Never Let Me Go won the Alex Awards, Best Book, in 2006.
The following novels by Kazuo Ishiguro were also nominated for these awards:
- An Artist of the Floating World: Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book (1986).
- When We Were Orphans: Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book (2000).
- Never Let Me Go: Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book (2005). Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (2006).
- The Buried Giant: Goodreads Awards, Best Fantasy (2015). World Fantasy Award, Novel (2016). Mythopoeic Award, Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (2016).
- Klara and the Sun: Goodreads Awards, Best Science Fiction (2021). British Book Awards, Fiction Book of the Year (2022). Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (2022).
Kazuo Ishiguro Lists & Other Mentions
- Klara and the Sun was a New York Times: 100 Notable Books in 2021.
Kazuo Ishiguro F.A.Q
When was Kazuo Ishiguro Born? How old is Kazuo Ishiguro?
Kazuo Ishiguro was born on November 8th, 1954. Kazuo Ishiguro is currently 69 years old.
Where was Kazuo Ishiguro Born?
Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan and is Japanese-born British.
What awards has Kazuo Ishiguro won?
Kazuo Ishiguro has won the following awards: Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award at the Helmerich Award (2013).
What book awards has Kazuo Ishiguro won?
What was the first book Kazuo Ishiguro wrote?
The first novel written by Kazuo Ishiguro was A Pale View of Hills, published in 1982.
What was the most recent book Kazuo Ishiguro wrote?
His most recently released work was Klara and the Sun on March 2nd, 2021.
Will there be any more books by Kazuo Ishiguro?
Kazuo Ishiguro does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.
How many books has Kazuo Ishiguro written?
Kazuo Ishiguro has written 10 books. 8 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella, 1 book in the Short Story Collections.
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