University of Texas at Austin

Ransom Center to Acquire Archive of Kazuo Ishiguro

AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, is acquiring the archive of novelist Kazuo Ishiguro. 

Translated into more than 40 languages, Ishiguro’s fiction has received numerous awards, from the Booker Prize for Fiction for “The Remains of the Day” (1989) to the Whitbread Book of the Year award for “An Artist of the Floating World” (1986). On two occasions, Granta magazine included Ishiguro as one of the 20 “Best of Young British Novelists.”