University of Kent
University of East Anglia
Wrote the motion picture screenplay The White Countess, which was directed for the screen by James Ivory.
Won the prestigious Booker Prize for his novel, The Remains of the Day.
Published his first novel, A Pale View of the Hills.
Moved to England with his family at age five so his father could conduct research at the National Institute of Oceanography.
Did not return to Japan for 30 years after his family relocated to England.
Formulated the story for his novel Never Let Me Go over the course of 15 years.
Spent some time during college working as a musician and submitting demo tapes to record labels.