Yasunari KAWABATA, a Nobel Prize-winning novelist (1899~1972), playing Go (Japanese board game) at his home in Japan.
Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), Japanese master of haiku. "Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home." Picture is from the Basho Revisited Blog by Chèvrefeuille.
silence, i discover, is something you can actually hear. • kafka on the shore • Haruki Murakami
Japanese author, Kafu NAGAI (1879~1959) "Knowing this to be a worthless life to live, why do I keep living on? Because this life contains something called beauty"
Murasaki Shikibu, the writer of "The Tale of Genji" by Suzuki Harunobu, 18c. October 1 is "Classics Day" in Japan, commemorating the 1st mention of "The Tale of Genji" in Murasaki's diary.
Japanese author, Junichiro TANIZAKI (1886~1965) 谷崎潤一郎 http://www.quelibroleo.com/autores/tanizaki-junichiro
太宰治 Osamu Dazai http://www.quelibroleo.com/autores/dazai-osamu
太宰 治 Osamu Dazai June 19, 1909 – June 13, 1948. Japanese author
Novelist and right-wing political activist Yukio Mishima -1970 by photographer Elliott Erwitt ~
太宰 治 Osamu Dazai