Kazuo Ishiguro is the 2017 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
"This is amazing and totally unexpected news. It comes at a time when the world is uncertain about its values, its leadership and its safety. I just hope that my receiving this huge honour will, even in a small way, encourage the forces for goodwill and peace at this time." ~ Kazuo Ishiguro on winning the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature