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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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It is not in the power of every one to taste humor, however he may wish it; it is the gift of God! and a true feeler always brings half the entertainment along with him.

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