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9 New Books We Recommend This Week


 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 salvarsan, offered anti-hemorrhagic agents made from corpses, left to die of infection,” our reviewer, BK Fischer, writes.

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