Category: Commentary

‘In the past, I used to think it was nicer to be as honest and open as possible, but I’ve seen the damage that this does’

Counting down to our encounter with Dr Dominic Dean and Dr Richard Rankin Russell to discuss Kazuo Ishiguro’s Klara and the Sun next Wednesday, here’s another classic interview from the archives. Taken from The Paris Review in 2008, Ishiguro illuminates his early life and influences … Continue reading ‘In the past, I used to think it was nicer to be as honest and open as possible, but I’ve seen the damage that this does’

Portrait of Kazuo Ishiguro

“This isn’t some kind of weird fantasy,” he says. “We just haven’t woken up to what is already possible today.”

Next Wednesday 29 June 2022 we’ll be joined by Dr Dominic Dean and Dr Richard Rankin Russell to explore Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro. Released to great fanfare just last year, Klara and the Sun was Ishiguro’s first book since winning the Nobel … Continue reading “This isn’t some kind of weird fantasy,” he says. “We just haven’t woken up to what is already possible today.”