“They were words that came out of nothing, but they seemed to him somehow significant. He muttered them over again.”
― Yasunari Kawabata, The Sound of the Mountain
Today is the anniversary of the birth of Yasunari Kawabata (born in 1899; d.1972), the first Japanese writer to win Nobel Prize for Literature (1968).
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