The Library provides a collection of international press releases on Korean writers and their works.

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    "NPR’s Book Concierge Our Guide To 2017’s Great Reads"

    U.S.A.
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    December, 2017
    HUMAN ACTS by Han Kang and PACHINKO by Min Jin Lee included in NPR's "Best Books of 2017" by NPR
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    Han Kang: ‘If I was 100% healthy I couldn’t have become a writer’

    United Kingdom
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    DEC 17, 2017
    Han Kang is a South Korean writer whose novels in translation include Human Acts and The Vegetarian – for which she won the 2016 International Man Booker prize. Her latest work, The White Book, is a moving autobiographical meditation on loss and grief. Her new book tells the story of her sister who...
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    ANNOUNCING THE 2018 PEN AMERICA LITERARY AWARDS LONGLISTS

    U.S.A.
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    December, 2017
    PEN America is thrilled to announce the longlists for the 2018 PEN America Literary Awards. PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE For a book-length translation of prose from any language into English published in 2017. The Impossible Fairy Tale, Han Yujoo (Graywolf Press) translated from the Korean by Janet Hong
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    Nieuwe titel: Wit

    Netherlands
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    DEC 11, 2017
    Terwijl de verteller met een schrijversbeurs in Warschau verblijft, een besneeuwde stad vol tastbare littekens van het geweld uit het verleden, wordt ze achtervolgd door het verhaal van haar oudere zus, die slechts twee uur na haar geboorte overleed.
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    Best books of 2017 – part one

    United Kingdom
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    NOV 25, 2017
    Han Kang's THE WHITE BOOK named one of the "Best Books of 2017"
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    『キリシャ語の時間』@新聞20171217

    Japan
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    DEC 17, 2017
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    The Complete NP99: The best books of 2017

    Canada
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    DEC 18, 2017
    THE ACCUSATION by Bandi (tr. Deborah Smith) named one of the Best Books of 2017 by National Post, and earlier last month by The Globe and Mail
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    Anna Kim bei Literatur live: Klänge, Bilder und Melancholie

    Germany
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    DEC 12, 2017
    „Weil bald Weihnachten ist, habe ich weniger deprimierende Szenen ausgesucht“, meint Anna Kim anfangs. Die 40-jährige Autorin liest in der Haller Reihe „Literatur live“ in der Mensa des Goethe-Instituts aus „Die große Heimkehr“. Befreit von Japan, kam es im Kalten Krieg unter den Besatzungsmächten...
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    The Globe 100: These are the best books of 2017

    Canada
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    NOV 24, 2017
    THE ACCUSATION by Bandi (tr. Deborah Smith) named one of the Best Books of 2017 by National Post, and earlier last month by The Globe and Mail

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