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    Umma's Table

    Canada
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    2020
    / Arts - Painting - Caricatures, illustration
    The joy of food and tradition unites a family faltering in the face of illness and loss Madang is an artist and new father who moves to a quiet home in the countryside with his wife and young baby,...
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    The Impossible Fairy TaleHan Yujoo

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    2017
    A chilling, wildly original novel from a major new voice from South Korea The Impossible Fairy Tale is the story of two unexceptional grade-school girls. Mia is "lucky"—she is spoiled by her mother and, as she explains, her two fathers. She gloats over her exotic imported color pencils and won't be...
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    Left's Right, Right's Left

    United Kingdom
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    2019
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    The story takes place on a stairwell, all in about a minutes time, while the narrators partner seizes her by the hair. The narrator had gotten caught, after running out of the apartment to try to...
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    Grass

    Canada
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    2019
    / Social sciences - Sociology and social problems - -
    "With an array of visual techniques, from rough smudges to detailed strokes, some fluid and others startling, Keum Suk Gendry-Kim's Grass challenges readers to think critically about their own...
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    Flowers of Mold

    U.S.A
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    2019
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    On the surface, Ha Seong-nan's stories seem pleasant enough, yet there's something disturbing just below the surface, ready to permanently disrupt the characters' lives. A woman meets her next-door...
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    Bad Friends

    U.S.A.
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    Sept. 27, 2018
    In celebration of National Translation Month, for this week’s Illustrated PEN Guest Editor Meg Lemke presents an excerpt from the forthcoming Bad Friends (Drawn & Quarterly, 2018) by artist Ancco, translated from Korean by Janet Hong. Lemke writes: Ancco’s debut both in Korea and America is a...
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    Brown: Bad Friends a gruelling read

    United Kingdom
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    Oct. 12,2018
    Bad Friends is a memoir of growing up in South Korea in the 1990s from the cartoonist known as Ancco. It is a powerful account of teen years spent as a punching bag.
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    Ancco Illustrates What Makes a BAD FRIEND

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    Oct. 26, 2018
    Bad Friends is a story that everyone should read. Ancco creates realistic and relatable woman who endure difficult situation. The art matches the story and endgulf us into Pearl and Aeong-Ae`s emotion.
  • Bad Friends

    Canada
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    2018
    / Arts - Painting - Caricatures, illustration
    A STORY OF THE ENDURING QUALITY OF FEMALE FRIENDSHIP AMID A GRITTY LANDSCAPE OF ABUSE Pearl is bad. She smokes, drinks, runs away from home, and has no qualms making her parents worry. Her mother and...
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    Announcing the Longlists for the 2018 National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose!

    U.S.A.
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    Jul 16, 2018
    <The Impossible Fairy Tale> by Han Yujoo translated from the Korean by Janet Hong is announced the longlists for the 2018 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose

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