In Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘Klara and the Sun,’ a robot tries to make sense of humanity

Ishiguro’s first novel since winning the Nobel Prize in 2017 is a delicate, haunting story, steeped in sorrow and hope. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-02 16:46:21 UTC ]
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Faber details campaign for Ishiguro's Klara and the Sun

Faber has detailed its publicity and marketing for Kazuo Ishiguro's Klara and the Sun, published this week, which features the first ever in-conversation public event between Ishiguro and his daughter, Naomi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-03 07:25:11 UTC ]
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‘Klara and the Sun’: Do androids dream of human emotions?

A likable android studies human behavior in Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro’s “Klara and the Sun,” which explores the effects of AI. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Android morality tale ‘Klara and the Sun’ is not the usual dystopian saga

Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro explores the effects of technology on humans through the eyes of an ever-sunny, ever-likable cyborg. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-03-01 14:06:50 UTC ]
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Kazuo Ishiguro on the Joys of Repetition

At the Guardian, Kazuo Ishiguro discusses his newest book, Klara and the Sun, and how this latest offering echoes themes and ideas he has often explored in his previous work. “Literary novelists are slightly defensive about being repetitive,” Ishiguro says. “I think it is perfectly justified:... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2021-02-26 21:30:38 UTC ]
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Kazuo and Naomi Ishiguro join Southbank Centre's Inside Out season

Father and daughter Kazuo and Naomi Ishiguro will come together at an event for the first time in the Southbank Centre's "Inside Out" season, organisers have announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 18:59:02 UTC ]
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An independent curator tries to make sense of contemporary art

In Tony Godfrey’s entertaining book, artists, curators, museums and the all-devouring art market elbow one another for space on every page. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-29 13:00:00 UTC ]
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How “Memorial Drive” Tries to Make Sense of a Mother’s Murder

Katy Waldman writes about “Memorial Drive,” a new memoir by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey, who pieces together memories of her mother, who was murdered by Trethewey’s stepfather. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2020-07-29 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Two new horror novels make sense of our current dystopian reality

Josh Malerman’s “Malorie” and Paul Tremblay’s “Survivor Song” are timely in ways the authors could never have expected. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Short Life in a Strange World,’ paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder help an author make sense of his existence

Toby Ferris traveled across Europe to see all of the Dutch Renaissance painter’s surviving work. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-11 18:07:05 UTC ]
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‘The Professor and the Parson’ tries to make sense of a narcissistic con man who fooled nearly everyone

Adam Sisman‘s sprightly new book follows a 20th-century fantasist who styled himself, variously, as a professor, doctor and reverend. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-26 15:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Professor and the Parson’ tries to make sense of a narcissistic con man who fooled nearly everyone

Adam Sisman‘s sprightly new book follows a 20th-century fantasist who styled himself, variously, as a professor, doctor and reverend. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-26 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Making Sense of a Bullshit Society: A Reading List by Malcolm Harris

How did everything get so bad, so fast? For young Americans, trust in society and its various institutions is at historical lows. These books comprise a solid intro to the mechanics of our totally fucked up and bullshit American society in 2020. There’s no Trump on the list, but if you read the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-25 09:49:35 UTC ]
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Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky, a.k.a. the Astro Poets, are here to make sense of modern life

The Twitter personalities discuss their new book and making astrology — as well as poetry — accessible. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-11 19:14:40 UTC ]
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Will Robots Make the Next Big Bestsellers?

In November, around 100 coders and creative writers are expected to take the National Novel Generation Month challenge, generating 50,000-word novels via articifical intelligence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Say Audible’s ‘Captions’ Defense ‘Makes No Sense’

In filings made September 20, lawyers for publishers rejected Audible's suggestion that the dispute over Captions is a contract issue, and argued that the program, if allowed to include their works, would clearly infringe their copyrights and cause 'irreparable' harm. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A writer tries to make sense of Larry Nassar’s decades of abuse

In “The Girls,” Abigail Pesta interviews some of the promising gymnasts the Olympic doctor abused. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-07 20:23:06 UTC ]
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Chuck Klosterman tries to make sense of our absurd reality in ‘Raised in Captivity’

The author paints alternate realities to explore, obliquely, what it means to be alive today. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-16 13:15:03 UTC ]
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BISG Annual Meeting Tries to Make Sense of the Supply Chain

This year’s BISG annual meeting, held April 26 at the Harvard Club in New York City, surveyed a range of trends across the publishing supply chain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How science fiction and fantasy can help us make sense of the world

Speculative writers flesh out our passing thoughts into complete, functioning societies and explore how they might unfold. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-04-18 09:22:03 UTC ]
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