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Yasunari Kawabata

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What book do you reread time and again? 10 authors on their favorites

OregonLive.com
We're into the sweltering dog days of summer, when you're well advised to find a seat in an air-conditioned room and open a beloved book. You surely have your favorites, but maybe you're on the lookout for some new comfort reading, too. So we looked ...

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Anuradha Roy, the only Indian on the Man Booker Prize 2015 longlist

VOGUE India
For Roy, The Sound of the Mountain by Yasunari Kawabata, when re-read in parts, gives her "a dose of calm…profound brilliance". She also revisits Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway and Carson McCullers' The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. "Each one has something ...

1968 Nobel Prize Literature Winner Yasunari Kawabata News

INSIGHT: Does today's Japan deserve the love of kamikaze pilots?

Asahi Shimbun
Along with his colleagues, including future Nobel laureate Yasunari Kawabata, Yamaoka kept close company with suicide squad members in Kanoya, and he knew very well about their lives. He grew so intimate with the young pilots that he asked them to ...

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Japan's snow country — a trip back to more tranquil times

The Australian
In his classic novel of 1948, Snow Country, the Nobel prize-winning writer Yasunari Kawabata conjures up the romance of a sheet-white, almost posthumous world of blind masseuses and roads sealed off every year until May. “There was drab poverty in the ...

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