Kazuo Ishiguro speaks in Dominican author series

Kazuo Ishiguro, author of The Remains of the Day, spoke at Dominican on April 1, as part of Dominican’s Spring Author Series, presented in partnership with Book Passage.

The Japanese-born British novelist appeared in conversation with acclaimed author Dave Eggers (Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?) in front of a crowd of more than 300 in Angelico Hall.

The event was sponsored by Dominican’s School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, in partnership with Book Passage, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies.

For more information or to purchase The Buried Giant, contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or by visiting bookpassage.com.

Ishiguro’s first new novel in almost a decade, The Buried Giant is about lost memories, love, revenge, and war. Born in Japan, Ishiguro moved to England at a young age. He is now a decorated author whose work has been translated into more than 40 languages. The film adaptation of Ishiguro’s award-winning novel, The Remains of the Day, won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1994.
 
The speaker series at Dominican, a cooperative effort between the Institute for Leadership Studies and Book Passage, features many leading figures from the worlds of business, politics, entertainment, academia, and literature. The series has entertained and educated thousands of Marin County and San Francisco Bay Area residents.

All events are open to the public. Free parking is available on campus in the nearby Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues.