Mr Kawabata's last novel paces leisurely and with a delicacy studied, perhaps, to American bull-in-the-china shop sensibilities; I suspect, though, that this is a Japanese mind speaking through the ... Read More
What is most impressive about this collection of short short stories written over a 50-year span by Yasunari Kawabata, the first Japanese author to be awarded the Nobel Prize in 1968 for novels like ... Read More
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