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    BOOK REVIEW: A SOUTH KOREAN AUTHOR TELLS A UNIVERSAL TALE

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    June 10, 2020
    So says Kim Sagwa, author of four acclaimed novels and two short story collections, who knows something about adolescent angst. This pre-eminent South Korean literary star, dubbed by some the voice of a generation, was once a high-school drop-out. For all her adult success, Kim Sagwa, now 36, who...
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    10 WORKS OF KOREAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION FOR FANS OF PARASITE

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    March 2, 2020
    If you loved the critically acclaimed and astonishing film Parasite—directed by Bong Joon-ho, with a screenplay cowritten by Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won—and you’re looking for more great Korean artistry to scratch that itch, look no further than the incredible books in translation coming out of...
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    Kim Sagwa’s novel takes a scathing look at South Korean conformist society through the eyes of middle school girls

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    February 25, 2020
    b, Book, and Me , Kim Sagwa’s fourth novel, gives a scathing look at South Korean society through the eyes of two middle school girls, b and Rang Hong. Although they are young adolescents, they both struggle with anger, fear and loneliness as they grapple with problems that are out of their control...
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    Most Anticipated Books

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    January 13, 2020
    Start the year off right with Book Riot’s Most Anticipated Books of 2020, our round-up of the most exciting new releases of the year. Preorder, add ’em to your TBR, and shout these titles from the rooftops!
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    The Best Books of 2020 (So Far)

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    March 17, 2020
    The last Roaring Twenties gave us Agatha Christie's first novel, Virginia Woolf's first best-seller, and a little novel called The Great Gatsby . With the books on this list, it seems 2020 will kick off a decade in literature that's just as spectacular.
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    b, Book, and Me

    U.S.A.
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    2020
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Best friends b and Rang are all each other have. Their parents are absent, their teachers avert their eyes when they walk by. Everyone else in town acts like they live in Seoul even though it's...
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    Au paradis: Roman coréenKim Sagwa

    Trois jeunes coréens insouciants partent à la découverte de New York et de ses lieux branchés ! Kay, jeune étudiante coréenne en stage linguistique aux États-Unis, découvre la vie new-yorkaise en compagnie de sa séduisante amie Summer et son petit ami Dan, deux jeunes amateurs de soirées festives...
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    나b책

    Republic of Korea
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    2011
    / Children and Adolescents - German literature

    German : Ich, B und Buch

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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Kim’s English-language debut shines a light on the unique pressures faced by Korean teenagers, and the darker sides of adolescent rage. Outwardly, Crystal seems like an average teen: clever,...
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    AZALEA (Journal of Korean Literature & Culture) : Volume Ten

    Editors Note: Once again, readers will discover a rich and varied array of contemporary Korean literary and image work in the current issue of Azalea journal. We celebrate the 100th anniversary of...

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