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    Because I Hate Korea

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    Jun 1, 2018
    Chang Kang-myoung’s provocatively titled novel Because I Hate Korea (Han’gugi sireoseo) became a best-seller in 2015 and is among the most notable literary works to address rampant dissatisfaction among South Korean millennials. In recent years, Chang, a former journalist (b. 1975), has developed a...
  • Who ate up all the shinga?

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    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Park Wan-suh is a best-selling and award-winning writer whose work has been widely translated and published throughout the world. Who Ate Up All the Shinga? is an extraordinary account of her...
  • The long road

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    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    In-Suk Kim is one of the best of the new breed of socially- and politically-conscious writers to come out of Korea. She has an intense, internalized style of writing, with strong narrative skills. A...
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    Stephen Epstein