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    Crimes that history cannot absolve

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    August 27, 2020
    Korean literature has been enjoying a literary renaissance for quite some time through translation, from the likes of Hang Kang's beguiling yet gruesome novel, The Vegetarian (2007) to Yeonmi Park's heart wrenching memoir, In Order to Live (2015).
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    The workplace still isn’t equal for women

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    August 19, 2020
    The novel, Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 , illustrates the struggle of an ordinary Korean woman, Jiyoung, to prove her worth in a surrounding that insists on putting a feather in men’s cap, even when they do not deserve it. She is a reflection of all those women who leave their jobs and careers because of...
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    Eerie Detachment and The Domestic Surreal: A Review of Ha Seong-Nan’s Bluebeard’s First Wife

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    August 20, 2020
    “Bluebeard’s First Wife,” originally published in 2002, is a collection of short stories from South Korean author Ha Seong-Nan. Ha Seong-Nan has won five major literary awards in Korea, including the Contemporary Literature Award in 2009. Her second collection finally got an English-language...
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    New At The Library

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    July 31, 2020
    • Dress Your Best Life by Dawnn Karen, nonfiction • The Room Where it Happened by John Bolton, nonfiction • The Streets by Michael Docimo, nonfiction • Too Much and Never Enough by Mary L. Trump, nonfiction • Hidden Salem by Kay Hooper, fiction
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    GRAPHIC NOVEL GRAMA, GANHARÁ MOSTRA NO CENTRO CULTURAL COREANO NO BRASIL, EM SÃO PAULO

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    July 29, 2020
    A Graphic novel Grama da autora Keum Suk Gendry-Kim , publicada recentemente no Brasil pela editora Pipoca & Nanquim , ganhará uma exposição no Centro Cultural Coreano no Brasil , em São Paulo. A mostra Grama Keum Suk Gendry Kim marcará a reabertura do centro, fechado por causa da pandemia do...
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    2020 Eisner Award Winners Revealed | Comic-Con 2020

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    July 26, 2020
    The winners of the 2020 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards have been revealed. Essentially the comic book industry equivalent of the Oscars, the ceremony was again held (albeit virtually) during Comic-Con, this year hosted by actor Phil LaMarr.
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    Paco Roca, Emma Ríos y la librería Nostromo consiguen el Premio Eisner

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    July 25, 2020
    Un año más los españoles han hecho historia en los premios Eisner , los más importantes del mundo del cómic, que se han entregado esta madrugada en San Diego, en una ceremonia virtual retransmitida por Internet debido a la pandemia del coronavirus , Paco Roca, que el año pasado recibió en la Comic-...

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