• Country of OriginDon Lee

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    2012
    A dazzling debut novel by the prize-winning author of Yellow , set in the unique and exotic nightworld of Tokyo.In this "poignant story of prejudice, betrayal and the search for identity" ( Newsweek International ), the trials and tribulations of these three remarkable characters are "at turns...
  • Lonesome Lies Before UsDon Lee

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    2017
    A contemporary ballad of heartbreak, failure, and unquenchable longing, this novel presents Don Lee at his best. Yadin Park is a talented alt-country musician whose career has floundered—doomed first by his homely looks and lack of stage presence and then by a progressive hearing disorder. His...
  • YellowDon Lee

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    2015
    "Elegant and engrossing...[an] unusually complete portrait of contemporary Asian America."—Los Angeles Times..."A gem....Lee has captured this truth beautifully, wisely, and with winning economy."— Cleveland Plain Dealer As the Los Angeles Times noted in its profile of the author, "few writers have...
  • The Girl Who Wrote LonelinessKyung-sook Shin

    Homesick and alone, a teen-aged girl has just arrived in Seoul to work in a factory. Her family, still in the countryside, is too impoverished to keep sending her to school, so she works long, sun-less days on a stereo-assembly line, struggling through night school every evening in order to achieve...