Kazuo Ishiguro

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Living review – Kazuo Ishiguro elegantly adapts 1950s mortality tale
Bill Nighy and Aimee Lou Wood give deeply affecting performances in this melancholy, understated tale of mortality and lost youth based on Kurosawa’s classic film, Ikiru

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

06, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Living review – Bill Nighy tackles life and death in exquisitely sad drama
A gentle and poignant Kazuo Ishiguro-scripted remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 film Ikiru about a man dealing with a terminal diagnosis

Peter Bradshaw

02, Nov, 2022 @2:50 PM

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‘I think about death 35 times a day’: Bill Nighy on sex, social media – and still being able to manage the stairs
In his new film, Living, Nighy plays a civil servant who has six months to live – a part tailor-made for him by Kazuo Ishiguro. He talks about the power of nostalgia, keeping it minimal and his close brush with Instagram

Catherine Shoard

28, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Top 10 books about performance – the lives of actors and musicians | Imogen Crimp
The challenge of capturing the triumphs and crushing failures of the stage and concert hall in words has been taken on by writers from Shakespeare to Virginia Woolf and Eimear McBride

Imogen Crimp

27, Apr, 2022 @2:28 PM

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What we’re reading: writers and readers on the books they enjoyed in March
Norman Erikson Pasaribu, Sana Goyaland Guardian readers Melissa and Joe discuss the titles they’ve read over the last month

Sana Goyal, Norman Erikson Pasaribu and Guardian readers

05, Apr, 2022 @11:32 AM

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Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro audiobook review – a ghost in the machine
The childike innocence of the Never Let Me Go author’s exploration of what it means to be human is sweetly enhanced by narrator Sura Siu

Fiona Sturges

18, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Best fiction of 2021
Dazzling debuts, a word-of-mouth hit, plus this year’s bestsellers from Sally Rooney, Jonathan Franzen, Kazuo Ishiguro and more

Justine Jordan

04, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Cosy crime and Greek myth retellings: the Waterstones book of the year shortlist
Janice Hallett’s murder mystery has pipped Richard Osman to a spot on the bookseller’s list

Alison Flood

28, Oct, 2021 @9:01 AM

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Alan Johnson: ‘I read Animal Farm at 14 and it changed my life’
The author and former home secretary on disliking Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend and his fondness for PG Wodehouse

Alan Johnson

17, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The Remains of the Day: revisit Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson’s classic tale of longing
James Ivory’s adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel is a tragicomic story of endless manners and unlived possibilities

Michelle Wang

17, Sep, 2021 @2:04 AM

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Nadifa Mohamed is sole British writer to make Booker prize shortlist
The author of The Fortune Men will now compete with five other novelists from South Africa, Sri Lanka and the US for the 2021 award

Alison Flood

14, Sep, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Rachel Cusk’s singular novel stands out on wide-ranging Booker longlist
Second Place is both timeless and up-to-the minute, with big names Richard Powers and Kazuo Ishiguro among strong international finalists

Justine Jordan

27, Jul, 2021 @6:01 AM

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