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    [Audio Book] City of Ash and RedHye-young Pyun

    Distinguished for his talents as a rat killer, the nameless protagonist of Hye-young Pyun's City of Ash and Red is sent by the extermination company he works for on an extended assignment in C, a country descending into chaos and paranoia, swept by a contagious disease, and flooded with trash. No...
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    [Audio Book] The Law of LinesPYUN HYE YOUNG

    When Se-oh, a recluse still living with her father, returns from an errand to find their house in flames, wrecked by a gas explosion, she is forced back into the world she had tried to escape. The detective investigating the incident tells her that her father caused the explosion to kill himself...
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    Getting Started With Translated Korean Fiction

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    Just as with Japanese fiction , there are as many reasons to love Korean fiction as there are to love the fiction of any culture or country, your own or otherwise. But it can be difficult sometimes to know where to start. Maybe you’re interested in specific aspects of Korean culture. Maybe you just...
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    SOUTH KOREA: THE LAW OF LINES – THEY’RE MADE TO BE CROSSED

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    Jul 9, 2020
    The Law of Lines (Arcade Publishing), by Pyun Hye-yung, may be the most fiercely feminist novel of the South Korean #MeToo literary wave to make a splash in America this year. It’s remarkably strident.
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    [Audio Book] The PlottersUn-su Kim

    A thriller like you've never read one before, from the hottest new voice in Korean fiction 'Kill Bill meets Murakami' D. B. John, author of Star of the North 'A work of literary genius' Karen Dionne, internationally bestselling author of Home 'I loved it!' M. W. Craven, author of The Puppet Show '...
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    The Plotters

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    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    A thriller like you’ve never read one before, from the hottest new voice in Korean fiction ‘Kill Bill meets Murakami’ D. B. John, author of Star of the North ‘A work of literary genius’ Karen Dionne...
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    Here Are The 2019 Shirley Jackson Award Nominees

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    The Shirley Jackson Awards have announced this year’s set of nominees! Awarded annually with the permission of Jackson’s estate, the awards honor the late horror author’s legacy by highlighting “outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic.”
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    2020’S MUST-READ AND BEST CRIME THRILLER BOOKS

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    The crime-thriller genre has become a staple of literary culture since the mass paperback went to market. Detectives, spies, family drama, and serial killers—the genre is ever-expanding both in its subjects and influence. So if you love to learn about the most obscure parts of history, or just like...
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    Mysteries: The Bookseller and the FBI Agent

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    Malcolm Kershaw, the narrator of Peter Swanson’s “Eight Perfect Murders” (Morrow, 270 pages, $27.99), owns a mystery bookstore in Boston. Years ago, he compiled a blog-list of crime novels in which the perpetrator “comes closest to realizing that platonic ideal of a perfect murder.”

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