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  • WALKING PRACTICE: A NOVEL BY DOLKI MIN: BOOK REVIEW
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    Book Reviews | Open Book Society / March 21, 2023

    After crashing their spacecraft in the middle of nowhere, a shapeshifting alien find themself stranded on an unfamiliar planet and disabled by Earth’s gravity. To survive, they will need to practice walking. And what better way than to hunt for food? As they discover, humans are delicious.

  • The Watchlist: March 2023
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    Words Without Borders / March 22, 2023

    Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about. This month's selection includes books translated from Korean, French, Esperanto, Japanese, and Portuguese.

  • The Most Anticipated Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2023
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    Books of Brilliance / March 22, 2023

    We have made your job a little easier by listing 17 science fiction and fantasy novels that will be releasing this year. This list is perfect for fans of this genre and for others that want to dive into a new fantasy world!

  • THE BEST NEW KOREAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
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    Book Riot / July 27, 2023

    Every season I pour over the catalogs and galleys of new releases in translation and highlight some of the titles that I’m excited about for Book Riot.

  • 23 Must-Read Korean Novels in English
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    Books and Bao / November 03, 2023

    Ask anyone with at least one eye on world literature in translation which countries are putting out the most groundbreaking novels, and they will likely mention South Korea. Korean novels frequently bend and break genres, explore often untouched social and political themes, and speak to our very souls.

  • 12 books to read this 2024
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    Daily Tribune / January 08, 2024

    Heads up, bibliophiles! This year is shaping up to be a year of standout, memorable and provocative reads. Here’s a sneak peek of an impressive crop of new books — from an intriguing new novel by a New York Times best-selling author, and a worldwide release from a breakout sensation from South Korea, to the latest book from a popular romance author and impressive debut titles from up-and-coming writers.

  • Strange And Weird Books Coming Out In 2024 We’re Excited To Read
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    When In Manila / January 11, 2024

    Your Utopia is a new collection of creepy and thought-provoking short stories translated from the Korean. There’s a low-level employee who works for “The Center of Immortality Research,” an AI-elevator who falls in love with a tenant in an apartment complex, and an imagining of the planet’s destruction caused by GMO companies. This book is written by Bora Chung, the genre-bending author of Cursed Bunny, so trust her to deliver inescapable terrors that stay with you long after you’ve closed the last page.

  • 12 new books to read for 2024
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    Philstar / January 17, 2024

    2024 is shaping up to be a year of standout, memorable and provocative reads. Here is a sneak peek of new books to read — from an intriguing new novel by a New York Times best-selling author, a worldwide release from a breakout sensation from South Korea, the latest book from a popular romance author to debut titles from up-and-coming writers.