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    Ein einfaches Leben

    Germany
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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Der Bestseller aus den USA Sunja und ihre Söhne leben als koreanische Einwanderer in Japan wie Menschen zweiter Klasse. Während Sunja versucht, sich abzufinden, fordern Noa und Mozasu ihr Schicksal...
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    Our critics' favorite Japanese books of the decade

    Japan
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    November 2, 2019
    As 2020 approaches, The Japan Times’ book reviewers look back at a decade of literature and their favorite and most impactful books written about Japan or by Japanese writers.
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    Singapore Writers Festival: Pachinko author Min Jin Lee wants to know all about Singapore's tuition centres

    Singapore
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    October 21, 2019
    SINGAPORE - Korean-American novelist Min Jin Lee has two things she wants to do in Singapore: eat laksa and research tuition centres. Lee, who turns 51 this year, is examining attitudes towards education around the world for her third novel, American Hagwon. A hagwon is the Korean term for a...
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    Marilyn and MeJi-min Lee

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    2019
    'A beautifully woven page turner' Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz A gripping and heartwrenching novel of damage and survival, grief and unexpected solace, Marilyn and Me is a fascinating – and timely – insight into an extraordinary time and place How do you translate the...
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    RECENZE: Bez práce nejsou koláče. Jedině tak může korejská rodina žít důstojně

    Czech
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    September 4, 2019
    RECENZE - Román Pačinko je jímavou sondou do života rodiny chudých Korejců , kteří v první polovině 20. století zavítali do Japonska. Jejich existence je v nové zemi ohrožena společenskými a politickými rozdíly. Kniha je mimo jiné finalistou ceny The National Book Award a bestsellerem The New York...
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    Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko: A novel of 20th century Korea and Japan—“History has failed us, but no matter”

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    January 7, 2019
    Pachinko is the second novel by Korean-American author Min Jin Lee (born 1968). The New York Times ranked it as one of the 10 best books of 2017. Apple Inc. bought the screen rights and plans to oversee the production of a television series based on the book.
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    Book Review: Pachinko

    Pakistan
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    July 24, 2019
    ‘‘History has failed us, but no matter.’’ As the opening line for a sprawling multigenerational story it sets the tone. In spite of the myriad challenges the characters face, there is an accepted reality one must plod on. A fictional but realistic tale, the story is told from a Korean-American...
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    PICKING A “DESTINATION NOVEL” IS THE SECRET TO GREAT SUMMER READING

    U.S.A.
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    July 4, 2019
    Pachinko by Min Jin Lee “Richly told and profoundly moving, Pachinko is a story of love, sacrifice, ambition, and loyalty. From bustling street markets to the halls of Japan’s finest universities to the pachinko parlors of the criminal underworld, Lee’s complex and passionate characters—strong,...
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    Thân phận người ly hương trong tác phẩm của những nhà văn châu Á

    Vietnam
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    June 15, 2019
    Trong 2 năm, 2017 - 2018, ba tiểu thuyết: "Đừng nói chúng ta không lợi quyền" (Trang Nguyễn dịch, Phương Nam Book và NXB Văn học, 2018), "Pachinko" (Nguyễn Bích Lan dịch, Phanbooks và NXB Phụ nữ, 2018) và "Thoát đến phương Tây" xuất bản vào những thời điểm gần kề nhau, cả 3 tác giả đều là người gốc...

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