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Mishima, Murakami and the elusive Nobel Prize

The Japan Times
At the height of Cold War, it was considered politic to award the prize to a more anodyne choice such as Mishima's mentor, Yasunari Kawabata, instead. When in 1968 it was announced that Kawabata had won the prize, Mishima may have gritted his teeth ...

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WSJ Archive: Tokyo's Hotel Okura

Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fans of the restaurant included authors Yukio Mishima and Nobel Prize laureate Yasunari Kawabata. “If you were designing a hotel today you might not think to include a tea ceremony room or a 'Go' salon for players of Japan's version of chess but the ...

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Hotel Okura Tokyo enters final days despite cries to save 'modernism masterpiece'

Asahi Shimbun
Renowned novelists Yasunari Kawabata (1899-1972) and Ryotaro Shiba (1923-1996) frequently visited it. Heads of state that utilized it or stayed in it include U.S. President Gerald Ford, French President Jacques Chirac and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan ...

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Things to Do in Westchester, Aug. 9 to 15, 2015

New York Times
HUDSON Time & Space Limited An outdoor screening of “A Page of Madness” (1926), directed by Yasunari Kawabata. Aug. 12 at 9 p.m. Free. Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia Street. timeandspace.org; 518-822-8448. NYACK Edward Hopper House Art ...

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