- In this Japanese name, the family name is Kawabata.
Yasunari Kawabata (14 June 1899–16 April 1972) was a Japanese writer. He was the winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Literature. He was the first Japanese author to receive the award.
- ↑ Yasunari Kawabata (川端 康成, Kawabata Yasunari)
- ↑ NobelPrize.org, "Yasunari Kawabata"; retrieved 2012-9-17.