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Book Discussion: Klara and the Sun

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 7‑8pm EDT
Location: Via Zoom
Restricted to members only
Contact: Gwynne McConkey

Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2021

The #1 Sunday Times Bestseller

Featured in Barack Obama's Summer Reading List 2021

From her place in the store, Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street outside. She remains hopeful that a customer will soon choose her, but when the possibility emerges that her circumstances may change for ever, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.
In Klara and the Sun, Kazuo Ishiguro looks at our rapidly-changing modern world through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator to explore a fundamental question: what does it mean to love?

Kazuo Ishiguro
Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and moved to Britain at the age of five. His nine works of fiction have earned him many awards and honours around the world, including the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Booker Prize.

“With his new novel, the Nobel Prize-winner reaffirms himself as our most profound observer of human fragility in the technological era.” —Giles Harvey, The New York Times

Material from, 07:29:56 October 26, 2021.
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