“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Yasunari Kawabata (Japanese Novelist)
Date of Birth:
14 June 1899
Date of Death:
16 April 1972
Yasunari Kawabata 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.