BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Inprint - ECPv4.9.12//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Inprint X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Inprint BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0600 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:CDT DTSTART:20150308T080000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0600 TZNAME:CST DTSTART:20151101T070000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150323T193000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150323T210000 DTSTAMP:20240227T085756 CREATED:20141009T021155Z LAST-MODIFIED:20150410T172648Z SUMMARY:Inprint Kazuo Ishiguro Reading DESCRIPTION:Tickets for this reading are sold out. No tickets will be available at the door.   \n KAZUO ISHIGURO “is a master storyteller\, in a class of his own making\,” declares The Independent\, and The New York Times calls him “an original and remarkable genius.” Born in Japan and raised in England\, Ishiguro is one of the most celebrated writers of our time. He has been nominated for the Man Booker Prize four times and won it in 1989 for his international bestseller The Remains of the Day\, whichNewsweek praised as “brilliant and quietly devastating” and The New York Review of Books described as “a virtuoso performance … put on with dazzling daring and aplomb.” The author of six novels\, his other major works include The Artist of the Floating World and Never Let Me Go. Both The Remains of the Day andNever Let Me Go were made into feature films. Ishiguro has received an OBE award and the prestigious Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. In 2005\, Time magazine included Never Let Me Go on its list of 100 greatest English language novels since the magazine’s inception in 1923\, and in 2008 The Timesnamed Ishiguro in its list of the 50 greatest British writers since 1948. He will read from his highly anticipated new novel The Buried Giant\, coming out in March 2015. \nReading followed by an on-stage interview\, book sale and signing.\nTo order books by Kazuo Ishiguro at a discount click here.\nTo submit questions for Kazuo Ishiguro click here. \nLINKS: \nFeature story and interview with Kazuo Ishiguro\, “Ishiguro on war\, forgetfulness\, and cowboys\,” from the Houston Chronicle\, on March 1\, 2015. \nInterview with Kazuo Ishiguro\, “Kazuo Ishiguro comes to Houston\,” from Houstonia magazine\, March 2015. \nHouston Press feature on Inprint Kazuo Ishiguro Reading \nInterview with Kazuo Ishiguro\, “The Art of Fiction No. 196\,” from the Paris Review\, Spring 2008. \n“Kazuo Ishiguro to publish first novel since Never Let Me Go\,” an article about Ishiguro’s new novel\, The Buried Giant\, in The Guardian\, April 4\, 2014. \nBio of Kazuo Ishiguro\, from the British Council “Literature Matters” website. \n“Brave New World\,” review of Ishiguro’s sixth novel\, Never Let Me Go\, by Margaret Atwood\,\, April 1\, 2005. \n“Salman Rushdie: rereading The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro\,” in The Guardian\, August 17\, 2012. \n URL: LOCATION:Cullen Theater\, Wortham Center\, 501 Texas Avenue\, Houston\, TX\, United States CATEGORIES:2020/2021 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:©-Jeff-Cottenden.jpg END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR