Rina Cakrani
Oct 12, 2017

Kazuo Ishiguro- 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

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Valerie Wu
Oct 13, 2017

Thanks so much for sharing, Rina! I've read Ishiguro's "Never Let Me Go," and I think the award was well-deserved, especially for a minority author (and as he mentions, in this international world of ours). What do you think?

Rina Cakrani
Oct 20, 2017

I am happy that he received it, however I feel like there is an emphasis on him being a British writer. It's like the British media (and I'm assuming the society in general) only cares about the minorities when they become prominent in their respective fields. Suddenly, they HAVE to accentuate one's British citizenship; the individual becomes the honour of the society.

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