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Author Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation with journalist Robert Birnbaum at the Harvard Book Store signing of Ishiguro's latest novel The Buried Giant.
Kazuo Ishiguro is a Big Deal, both capitals intended. Following his breakthrough 1989 novel “The Remains of the Day,” he’s kept it up over a career of over two decades with a string of bestsellers. You might remember his last, the heartwrenching “Never Let Me Go,” from its movie adaptation starring the equally heartwrenching Andrew Garfield. His new novel, “The Buried Giant,” is big even by Ishiguro’s standards: It’s his first in 10 years, and expectations are higher than Memorial Church’s steeple.
Here are some of Farnsworth’s finest and strangest, available now for your reading pleasure.
The novel is full of insights into human nature, as if Rubin himself had some sort of arcane power. In its totality, “The Poser” is a debut novel that demonstrates inspiring originality—of premise, of plot, and of style.
Novelist Kazuo Ishiguro speaks to journalist Robert Birnbaum at the Harvard Book Store's signing event for Ishiguro's latest novel “The Buried Giant” in Memorial Church.
Acclaimed novelist Kazuo Ishiguro speaks at a Harvard Book Store signing event for his latest novel “The Buried Giant” in Memorial Church.
While Lehane’s work is balanced by some truly beautiful descriptions of character that lie beneath what seems like a mere beach read, it ultimately rests on a series of cheap thrills, twists, and gunfire.
Castellanos Moya demonstrates his facility with the stream of consciousness narrative, masterfully depicting the psyche of an exiled journalist trapped in a Kafkaesque nightmare of anxiety and paranoia.
Texts by Miguel de Cervantes rest on a table as speakers recite work by the Spanish writer during a Cervantes Marathon in the Barker Center Arts Cafe on Wednesday evening. The Instituto Cervantes Observatorio and Department of Romance Languages and Literatures hosted the event.