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Book awards: Yomiuri Prize for Literature

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Works (20)

Fires on the Plain by Shōhei ŌokaFiction, 1951
Citadel in Spring by Hiroyuki AgawaFiction, 1952
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion by Yukio MishimaFiction, 1957
The Woman in the Dunes by Kōbō AbeFiction, 1962
Vent et vagues by Yasushi Inouenot in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 1963
Evening Clouds by Junzo ShonoFiction, 1965
Une voix soudaine by Kōno Taekonot in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 1968
懐中時計 (講談社文芸文庫) by Tan Onumanot in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 1969
The Sting of Death and Other Stories by Toshio ShimaoCollection, 1977
吉里吉里人 (上巻) (新潮文庫) by Inoue HisashiFiction, 1981
「雨の木 (レイン・ツリー) 」を聴く女たち by 健三郎 大江not in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 1982
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Part 1 by 村上 春樹not in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 1985
高丘親王航海記 (文春文庫) by Tatsuhiko Shibusawanot in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 1987
Mutter wo bist du : Roman by Soh Aononot in English Common Knowledge1992
by Keizo Hinonot in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 1995
河岸忘日抄 (新潮文庫) by Toshiyuki Horienot in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 1995
In the Miso Soup by Ryū MurakamiFiction, 1997
A2Z by 山田 詠美not in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 2000
A True Novel by Minae MizumuraFiction, 2003
The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko OgawaFiction, 2004

Award description

Established by the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper in 1948, the Yomiuri Prize is one of the most prestigious Japanese literary prizes. Prize winners are awarded ¥1 million and an inkstone. Past winners have included Yukio Mishima, Kobo Abe, and Haruki Murakami.


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