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    OUR FAVORITE THINGS OF 2018: ASIAN AMERICAN EDITION

    U.S.A.
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    Dec 31
    It has been a great year for Asian American poetry. Diana Khoi Nguyen’s Ghost of (Omnidawn) and Jenny Xie’s Eye Level (Graywolf), both gorgeous debuts I’ve been recommending to everyone, were finalists for the National Book Award for Poetry. Many more have been included on the year’s “Best Of”...
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    春川有座“金裕贞文学村”/陶 然

    China
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    Dec 23, 2018
    图:韩国著名短篇小说家金裕贞(1908-1937)   说实在的,对於韩国文学,我实在孤陋寡闻,虽然多年前也翻过一本韩国短篇小说选集,但印象不深。居然有一天,在首尔,主人家要带我们去参观春川市的“金裕贞文学村”,金裕贞?好奇心顿起。同去同去,於是便同去。
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    Five Recent Campus Novels You Need To Read

    U.S.A.
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    Dec 17
    The Incendiaies by R.O.Kwon follows three Korean-Americans who meet at a prestigious liberal arts college. Will is a shy, formerly devout evangelical. He falls in love with Phoebe, a party girl with a traumatic past she struggles to repress. They fall under the spell of John Leal, an eccentric,...
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    真っ白な詩篇が雪のように舞った先の ハン・ガン『すべての、白いものたちの』

    Japan
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    Jan 11, 2019
    今回は「新しい韓国の文学」シリーズの第一作目になった『菜食主義者』の著者ハン・ガンの新たな代表作と言われる、『すべての、白いものたちの』について。ちなみにハン・ガンは『菜食主義者』で2016年には世界でも権威のある文学賞の一つであるブッカー賞を受賞している。
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    Die Krimibestenliste Januar 2019 zum Ausdrucken: An der Spitze weiterhin Sara Paretsky

    Germany
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    Jan 7
    „Un-Su Kim (variiert) gekonnt bekannte Muster, ohne sich auf das bloße Zitieren zu beschränken, und paart brutale Gewalt mit Humor. Konsequent führt er zudem seine düstere Grundidee aus, dass sich in einer kapitalistischen Tötungsindustrie jeder Morde kaufen kann, sofern er über die nötigen Mittel...
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    Kitap Kurtları Buraya Bakar! Bir An Önce Okumazsanız Pişman Olacağınız 2018'in En İyi 50 Romanı

    Turkey
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    Jan 6, 2019
    İdefix, bu yıl da yılın en iyi kitaplarını seçti. Liste, 15 Kasım 2017 ile 15 Kasım 2018 tarihleri arasında yayınlanan ve Türkçede ilk baskısını yapan romanlardan oluşuyor.
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    文学にも#MeToo運動が合流…!2018年の海外⼩説ベスト12

    Japan
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    Dec 30, 2018
    それから、引き続き今年も韓国、台湾の文学が数多く訳され、人気を博しています。ファン・ジョウン『野蛮なアリスさん』(斎藤真理子/訳 河出書房新社)、キム・グミ『あまりにも真昼の恋愛』(すんみ/訳 晶文社)、ハン・ガン『そっと 静かに』(古川綾子/訳 クオン)などが印象に残っています。
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    9 New Books We Recommend This Week

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    Dec 20
    Much of Yoon’s arresting debut memorializes the Korean “comfort women” who were forced into prostitution during World War II; it draws considerable power from the testimonies of actual survivors. “The book fixes attention on the conditions these women faced — injected with the arsenic compound...
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    7 books to add to your winter reading list

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    Dec 26, 2018
    From a collection of personal essays and poetry to extraordinary stories of characters overcoming trying circumstances, three Stanford English professors and three current Wallace Stegner Fellows offer a diverse range of books to pick up over the winter holidays:
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    Top 10 cele mai citite cărți ART în 2018

    Rumania
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    Jan 9
    Un an bun în cărți se cunoaște nu doar din cifre, ci și din reacțiile cititorilor. În 2018, Grupul Editorial Art a publicat peste 150 de cărți noi pentru toate vârstele și pentru cele mai diverse gusturi literare. Care au fost cele mai căutate titluri de-a lungul anului pentru copii, adolescenți și...

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