November 8, 2011
Novelist Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Japan on November 8, 1954 but he and his family moved to England in 1960 when he was 6. He is one of the most famous contemporary novelists and was selected as one of the "50 greatest British writers since 1945". His novels are usually in first-person narrative style, settled in the past and the resolution is often missing at the end. His most famous novel, Never Let Me Go was adapted into film in 2010 starring Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan.