One of Hunt's six favorite books, as shared at The Week magazine:
Palm-of-the-Hand Stories by Yasunari KawabataRead about another book on the list.
Kawabata is the big daddy of miniatures. His tiny short stories are the most finely concentrated slivers of lives, richly, curiously illuminated. The idea of portability reminds a reader that stories are always with us.
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