Tag Archives: Kazuo Ishiguro

December 2023/January-February 2024 Viewing Diary

The Golden Bachelor Watched – in great hilarity – with Karen and Allison during a raucous sleepover, and Carol pulled up on FaceTime. So we could watch together. The whole thing is so ridiculous. Maestro (2023; d. Bradley Cooper) I … Continue reading

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The Books: “Never Let Me Go” (Kazuo Ishiguro)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Excerpt from Never Let Me Go – by Kazuo Ishiguro I read Never Let Me Go this year – posted about it here. I hesitate to even say anything about it, for fear of giving … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Remains of the Day” (Kazuo Ishiguro)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Excerpt from The Remains of the Day – by Kazuo Ishiguro Ishiguro blows me away. I’ve only read this one and Never Let Me Go (you have to read it, if you haven’t!! I posted … Continue reading

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Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro, part deux

This was the post that made me buy the book immediately. The good thing about the post is that there are no spoilers – none at all. And good discussion in the comments section (all of which I avoided first … Continue reading

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Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro

I finished the first book on my Summer Reading Challenge – Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. I read it in a day and a half. I was really chilled by it. Scared. Very sad. And I am GLAD … Continue reading

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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Jessa Crispin has an interesting interview with Peter Boxall, editor of 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die. I loved what Boxall said at the end: “Having benefited from an extraordinary number of emails and letters as well as … Continue reading

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