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    Best sellers

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    July 7, 2020
    FICTION 1. (-) Before The Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi 2. (-) If Cats Disappeared From The World by Genki Kawamura 3. (-) Crescent City #1: House Of Earth And Blood by Sarah J. Maas 4. (-) The Tattooist Of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
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    Book Review: Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo

    India
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    July 3, 2020
    Cho Nam-Joo’s Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 has been called “the South Korean #MeToo bestseller”. Published in Korean in 2016 when the #MeToo movement was relatively recent, it was translated into English by Jamie Chang in 2020, as #MeToo, no longer new, continues to yield stories that show the structural...
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    This list of 18 books by a diverse group of authors supports compassion, understanding

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    June 13, 2020
    Books are powerful. Books can bring people together. Diversity in books is important. Representation is important. Books give the voiceless a voice. Books can transport you. Books allow readers to experience situations they may not usually experience.
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    Tatler Hot List: 16 Women Fighting For Fairness in Asia

    Hongkong
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    June 4, 2020
    From challenging gender norms to putting the spotlight on issues like the #MeToo movement and period poverty, a new generation of activists, authors and entrepreneurs are driving conversations about freedom and equality across the region
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    10 New Books We Recommend This Week

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    May 14, 2020
    I participated this week in a virtual “Battle of the Books,” hosted by my local bookstore and moderated by James Mustich, the author of “1,000 Books to Read Before You Die.” The premise: Persuade the audience to vote for a book that Jim should have included on his list but didn’t. The format: Five...
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    A new generation of female Korean novelists are dismantling the patriarchy

    U.K.
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    May 25, 2020
    In 2016, two events happened in South Korea that sparked fierce public debate, and ultimately led to what is often being referred to as Korea’s #MeToo movement. In May, a man stabbed a woman to death in the toilet of a karaoke bar, citing his hatred for women who had “belittled” and “ignored” him...
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    The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending May 22

    New Zealand
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    May 22, 2020
    The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.
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    The best books and audiobooks of 2020 so far

    U.K.
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    May 14, 2020
    Named for the Korean equivalent of Jane Doe, this novel about a woman who plays by patriarchal rules but can never win, was a huge bestseller in South Korea, where it has become a touchstone for conversation around feminism and gender and a lightning rod for anti-feminists who view the book as...
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    The Korean novel that champions the value of ordinary women

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    May 16, 2020
    Kim Jiyoung, the exceptionally average protagonist of Cho Nam-Joo’s novel, is 33, living on the outskirts of Seoul with her husband and infant daughter. She is exhausted by the monotony of cooking, cleaning and child-rearing, and vaguely resentful that she gave up her job at a marketing agency.
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    20 New Books to Gift This Mother’s Day

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    May 12, 2020
    If you've been searching for the perfect Mother's Day present , why not give your mom the gift of a good book ? These days, reading is the perfect way to escape to a different world, or even time period, without ever leaving your couch. It might be a while before you and your mom can take that...

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