Kazuo Ishiguro vs Haruki Murakami

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Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Net worth 2018
$10 Million
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Nagasaki, Japan
Residence
Kyoto
British
Country
Japanese
08/11/1954
BirthDay
12/01/1949
Height
1.64 m
University of Kent, University of East Anglia
Education
Theater Arts, Waseda University,
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2005

His 2005 novel, 'Never Let Me Go', has also earned him many awards and accolades, and was adapted into a film, a stage play and a TV show

1986

They got married in 1986 and have a daughter named Naomi

1983

When Kazuo Ishiguro was 15, his father turned down a post at a Tokyo university to stay in England, following which Kazuo Ishiguro formally became a British citizen in 1983

1978

In 1978, he completed his graduation from Kent University with a bachelor's degree in English and Philosophy

1973

After finishing his school education in 1973, he travelled through the United States and Canada, and acted as a grouse beater for the Queen Mother in Balmoral

1954

Kazuo Ishiguro was born on November 8, 1954 in Nagasaki, Japan, to Shizuo Ishiguro and his wife Shizuko

2011

He donated €80,000 winnings from the International Catalunya Prize to the victims of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami

2009

His novel ‘1Q84’ was published in three volumes in Japan during 2009-10 and became a sensation upon its release

2005

The English translation of the work was published in 2005 and it became an instant hit which received positive reviews and critical acclaim

2002

In 2002, his novel ‘Kafka on the Shore’ was out

1993

He started teaching at William Howard Taft University in 1993

1992

He was promoted to the post of Associate Professor at the university in 1992

1991

He moved to New Jersey in January 1991 and became an Associate Researcher at Princeton University

1990

Over the 1990s he published novels like ‘South of the Border, West of the Sun’ (1992), ‘The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle’ (1995), and ‘Sputnik Sweetheart’ (1999)

1987

Within a period of two years he brought out ‘NorwegIan Wood’ (1987)

1985

In 1985, he published ‘Hard boiled Wonderland and the End of the World’

1982

In 1982, he released the novel ‘A Wild Sheep Chase’

1978

In 1978, while he was watching a baseball match in Jingu stadium he was suddenly inspired to write a novel

1974

He opened a coffeehouse and jazz bar in Tokyo with his wife in 1974

1973

His second novel, ‘Pinball, 1973’ was published in 1980

1960

The novel was set in the Tokyo of late 1960s, a period when Japanese students were protesting against the established order