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    Seven Samurai Swept Away in a RiverJung Young Moon

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    2019
    In his inimitable, recursive, meditative style that reads like a comedic zen koan but contains universes, Seven Samurai Swept Away in a River recounts Korean cult writer's Jung Young Moon's time spent at an artist's and writers residency in small-town Texas. In an attempt to understand what a "true...
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    GREAT BOOKS FOR GIVING: NOVEMBER 26, 2019

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    November 26, 2019
    This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Magic for Liars , The Beautiful Ones , Cats Are a Liquid , and more great books for giving this holiday season. This episode was sponsored Yale University Press and Fabulous Monsters by Alberto Manguel , Bombas , and Eye for Eye by J.K. Franko.
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    INDIE PRESS ROUND-UP: NOVEMBER NEW RELEASES AND MORE

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    November 15, 2019
    I’m excited about the great independent press books I’ve read in the last month. In the list below, you’ll find six books I’ve read and loved, plus six more I’m adding to my TBR list. My recommendations include several great conventionally-structured novels and one novel that’s basically someone’s...
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    Houston book events: Oct. 27-Nov. 2

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    October 27, 2019
    Andy Griffiths: Will sign and discuss “The 117-Story Treehouse,” 5 p.m., Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial; 281-497-8675, bluewillowbookshop.com . Saeed Jones: Will sign and discuss “How We Fight for Our Lives,” 6:30 p.m., Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet; 713-523-0701,
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    New & Noteworthy, From Mo Rocca to George Wallace

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    November 26, 2019
    MOBITUARIES: Great Lives Worth Reliving, by Mo Rocca and Jonathan Greenberg. (Simon & Schuster, $29.99.) As he does in his podcast of the same name, Rocca here offers whimsical capsule biographies celebrating departed people and things, from poets to sports teams.
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    “Seven Samurai Swept Away in a River” by Jung Young Moon

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    February 12, 2020
    There are many novels by Western authors sojourning in Asia. Stories that go the other way around are as rare as hens’ teeth. The unnamed narrator in Jung Young Moon’s newly translated novel explains that the novel is “written by someone who doesn’t know much about Texas because he doesn’t know...
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    Seven Samurai Swept Away in a River

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    November 15, 2019
    This slender tale, Moon writes, is “a story about Texas, something that I’m writing in the name of a novel but something that is perhaps unnamable.” It’s a novel, yes, but one that builds on word association
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    검은 이야기 사슬

    Republic of Korea
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    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction

    Spanish : Cadena de oscuras historias

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    오리무중에 이르다

    Republic of Korea
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    2017
    / Korean literature - Contemporary fiction

    English : Arriving in a Thick FogRights Sold

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