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    The best science fiction and fantasy books of 2019

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    December 14, 2019
    It’s tricky when it comes time to making Best of the Year lists. First, there are all the buzzy books to consider and the question of whether you’re going to end up writing the same list as everyone else. Then there’s the issue of variety — should it be five fantasy novels and five science fiction...
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    As stories unfold in “Flowers of Mold”, so do the characters’ grasps on reality and sanity

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    July 27, 2019
    In Flowers of Mold & Other Stories, Seong-Nan Ha takes readers on an unsettling journey into the minds of seemingly ordinary individuals. This collection contains 10 unique stories that will make readers gasp out loud as they witness the unravelling of Ha’s carefully drawn characters.
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    The Unreality of Everyday Life

    U.S.A
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    July 6, 2019
    If you have ever lived in an apartment building and wondered about your neighbors, perhaps those living right next door or just across the hall, the title story of Flowers of Mold (Open Letter, 2019) by Ha Seong-nan, translated from the Korean by Janet Hong, is for you.
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    Flowers of Mold

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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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    Japan
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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    非情な現代都市に生きる人間の日常の裏面を、冷徹な観察者の目線で細密に描写するハ・ソンナンが、本格的な都市化へと向かう70年代初頭の韓国の姿を、自らの分身とも思える少女の目を通して描き出した作品。 原題<그 여름의 수사법> Source URL : http://shop.chekccori.tokyo/products/detail/1199
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    Overseas Translation Workshop Program

    2018/05/30 to 2018/05/31
    The Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI Korea) (President: Kim Sa-in) jointly held a translation workshop with the University of Sofia in Bulgaria. The 10 workshop participants translated Korean novelist Ha Seong-nan’s short story “Cutting Across the Afternoon of Life”, having taken a...
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