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1892-1927/Japanese writer active in Taishō period/regarded as 'Father of the Japanese short story'/Japan's premier literary award is named for him
Kyoko's House/After the Banquet/The Black Lizard and Other Plays
In the Miso Soup
Never Let Me Go
The Remains of the Day
Norwegian Wood
The Dancing Girl of Izu
nominated for Nobel Prize in Literature 3 times/poised to win in 1968/lost award because of radical political activities
Coin Locker Babies
The Day He Himself Shall Wipe My Tears Away
Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids/The Pinch Runner Memorandum
When We Were Orphans
Almost Transparent Blue
Beauty and Sadness/One Arm/Palm-of-the-Hand Stories
Dragon: The Old Potter's Tale/Autumn Mountain/In a Grove/Kappa/A Note to a Certain Old Friend
The Elephant Vanishes/Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman/Men Without Women/after the quake (all short story collections)
The Sound of the Mountain/The Lake/The House of the Sleeping Beauties
The Tale of Genji
The Old Capital/The Scarlet Gang of Asakusa
Thirst for Love/Forbidden Colors/The Sound of Waves
Moonlight Shadow/Asleep/N.P./Lizard/Amrita
Somersault/The Changeling/Death by Water/In Late Style
Confessions of a Mask
The Game of Contemporaneity/Rouse Up O Young Men of the New Age!
Kafka on the Shore/After Dark/Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
My Friend Hitler and Other Plays/The Terrace of the Leper King/Way of the Samurai/Patriotism/Madame de Sade
The School of Flesh/Silk and Insight/Acts of Worship
committed seppuku after failed attempt at coup d'etat in 1970
Sly/Hardboiled & Hard Luck/Daisy's Life/Argentine Hag/The Lake
committed suicide at 35 years of age through overdose of barbital
Hell Screen/The Spider's Thread/The Nose/Rashōmon
Dance, Dance, Dance/Hard-Boilded Wonderland and the End of the World
South of the Border, West of the Sun/The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle/Sputnik Sweetheart
winner of 1968 Nobel Prize in Literature
A Pale View of the Hills
Hear the Wind Sing/Pinball, 1973/A Wild Sheep Chase
The Sea of Fertility tetralogy: Spring Snow/Runaway Horses/The Temple of Dawn/The Decay of the Angel
The Master of Go
The Buried Giant (released in 2015)
Snow Country
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (memoir about interest in long-distance running))
Japanese-British novelist born in Nagasaki but lived in England since he was 5 years old
A Personal Matter
died in 1972/apparent suicide by gassing/widow believed it to be accidental
An Artist of the Floating World
Thousand Cranes
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
The Silent Cry
Goodbye, Tsugumi
friend of Mishima/was haunted by his death

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