Kazuo Ishiguro on artificial intelligence, the descent of liberal democracy and winning the Nobel Prize

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Kazuo Ishiguro is the only living British winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature - having written household names such as Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day.

His new novel, Klara and the Sun, is on the surface a sci-fi about artificial intelligence, but of course it is about much more, mostly love.

Krishnan speaks to Kazuo Ishiguro about artificial intelligence's impact on human relationships and his fears for the future of liberal democracy.

Producer: Rachel Evans

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