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Yasunari Kawabata
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Born: June 14, 1899

Died: April 16, 1972 (aged 72)

Nationality: Japanese

Occupation: Novelist, writer

Bio: Yasunari Kawabata was a Japanese short story writer and novelist whose spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose works won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, the first Japanese author to receive the award. His works have enjoyed broad international appeal and are still widely read.

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You can go through your whole life telling yourself that life is logical, life is prosaic, life is sane. Above all, sane. And I think it is. I've had a lot of time to think about that.

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