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October 5th, 2017

WHO: Kazuo Ishiguro

WHAT: The Nobel Prize in Literature

WHEN: Announced on October 5, 2017

WHERE: He lives in London.

WHY: “I’ve always thought that Ish is an amazing writer. The breadth of his work as a novelist is astonishing. We’ve had the good fortune of being his publisher since THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, a book that readers around the world have come to cherish. This acknowledgment from the Swedish academy is the most wonderful news, and a very happy occasion for all of us at Knopf and Vintage, and indeed, everyone at Penguin Random House worldwide.”
—Sonny Mehta, Chairman and Editor in Chief of Alfred A. Knopf

Media Resources:
About the author | Download the author photo

Video clips:
Kazuo Ishiguro on The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go | Kazuo Ishiguro on Fiction, Allegory, and Metaphor | Kazuo Ishiguro on the Movie Adaptions of his Work

Publicist for Kazuo Ishiguro:
Kathy Zuckerman | 212-572-2105 | kzuckerman@penguinrandomhouse.com