Nobel Prize-winning novelist
Japanese-born British novelist. He is the 1989 Man Booker Prize-winner for Remains of the Day and the 2017 Nobel Prize Laureate for literature.
We sample 25 years of Bookworm conversations with Kazuo Ishiguro, the 2017 Nobel Prize Laureate for literature.
Oct. 19, 2017
Kazuo Ishiguro starts the interview about his new book as a look at the concept of societal memory.
Apr. 30, 2015
Kazuo Ishiguro never tells more than he has to -- his stripped-down narratives are filled with absence and mystery.
Sep. 8, 2005
Writer and lecturer Susan Cain explores the evolutionary reasons behind sadness in our lives and how accepting sorrow can lead to greater emotional resilience and creativity.
from Life Examined
Talent agent-turned-producer Theresa Kang Lowe had a pretty good idea of the challenges she’d face in adapting the novel “Pachinko” for television.
from The Business
Celebrate National Poetry Month with favorites from the Bookworm archives spotlighting luminary poets and their treasured books.
Netflix stock tanks after dismal subscriber numbers spook Wall Street
from Hollywood Breakdown
When couples break up or divorce, the heartbreak can be debilitating, often taking years to recover and move on. What makes a broken heart so painful, and is there a cure?
from Life Examined
The first time I did a film commentary for KCRW was so many years ago that listeners must have been listening on crystal sets.
from Film Reviews
In the U.S., nisha venkat feels safe and relieved to identify as queer and non-binary.
The next LA County supervisor from the San Fernando Valley and Westside will represent over 2 million people and control billions of dollars. But where’s the campaign?
from Greater LA
Rita Dove’s new book of poetry, “Playlist for the Apocalypse,” goes in many different historical and personal directions.