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    ARMY Harus Tahu, 6 Buku Ini Dilahap Habis sama Suga BTS!

    September 9, 2020
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    BTS: these are the 6 books that Suga has devoured!

    September 9, 2020
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    Korean Author’s Misfit Boys Teach Us About Emotion

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    August 1, 2020
    Yunjae was born with small amygdalae which kept him from feeling anger or fear or knowing how to respond with other emotions. He lives with his mother and grandmother who love him but obsess over teaching him emotions so he won’t be an oddity at school. Gon was kidnapped as a young child and...
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    “Almond” explores an unlikely friendship between two boys on different ends of an emotional spectrum

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    July 23, 2020
    How are monsters created? Are they born this way or do they become this way? In her new coming-of-age novel Almond (deftly translated into English by Sandy Joosun Lee), acclaimed director, screenwriter and novelist Won-pyung Sohn delves into this question.
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    SOUTH KOREA: BIG GAINS AND NOTHING LOST IN TRANSLATION

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    July 22, 2020
    ANDREA PLATE WRITES — Imagine watching your mother and grandmother being stabbed to death in a random attack on Christmas Eve, and showing no emotion. This is Yunjae, the protagonist of Sohn Won-Pyung’s Almond (HarperVia), first published in 2017 and translated into English this May. Why the title...
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    The best books of 2020 so far, according to Amazon

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    July 6, 2020
    If you're searching for some new titles to add to your summer reading list, you've come to the right place. Amazon's annual Best Books of the Year (so far) list is here to help steer you in the direction of 2020's must-read novels, memoirs, and more.
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    Get your summer reading on with Amazon's best books of 2020 so far

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    June 24, 2020
    It's no secret that summer 2020 is different than most, but no matter how you're spending it, diving into a captivating new book is the best way to go on a new adventure, explore a new world or immerse yourself in a new culture. With plenty of intriguing new releases and perfect summer reads...
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    71 books for summer reading in 2020

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    May 21, 2020
    The coronavirus has upended the summer plans of both publishers and readers, just as it has upended nearly everything else in 2020. Publication of many promising books has been pushed back several months, such as Elena Ferrante's novel "The Lying Life of Adults" (now planned for Sept. 1) and Laila...
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    10 new books Amazon’s editors say you’ll want to read in May, and beyond

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    May 21, 2020
    In times where at-home activities are on the rise, consider reaching for one of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month. The stories spanning May’s picks include the story of a man pursuing his dreams in the culinary arts, Jane Austen fans uniting over their mutual love and trauma, and music helping a man...
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    Children’s Books: Stories Can Take You Anywhere

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    May 1, 2020
    Any child can tell you that it matters enormously who gets to press the buttons in an elevator. If you’re not the designated button-pusher, you may have to watch a sibling flaunt the privilege. If you’re the anointed one, you may guard your status into adolescence. So when children open Minh Lê and...

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