Saturday, June 14, 2008

Google Doodle Japan: Yasunari Kawabata

Today, Google Japan celebrates the birthday of Yasunari Kawabata how was a Japanese short story writer and novelist whose spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose 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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