• Human Acts [Audio Book]Han Kang

    July 4, 2016 After winning the Man Booker International Prize for The Vegetarian , Han has written a harrowing second novel that traces the long-term reverberations from South Korea’s 1980 Gwangju Uprising, in which government troops killed anywhere between 200 and 2,000 civilians in the chaos...
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    Best books of 2017: Fiction in translation

    United Kingdom
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    DEC 01, 2017
    There are echoes of WG Sebald in this poignant meditation on loss by the South Korean author of the Man Booker International Prize-winning The Vegetarian. Reflecting on the death of her newborn baby sister, only a few hours after her birth, the unnamed narrator seeks solace from sorrow in the...
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    The Accusation

    U.K
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    2017
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    The Accusation is a deeply moving and eye-opening work of fiction that paints a powerful portrait of life under the North Korean regime. Set during the period of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il's...
  • North StationSuah Bae

    "Bae dissolves conventional ¬linear narrative, as though it were impossible for cause and effect to exist concurrently with such repression." —Joanna Walsh, The National A writer struggles to come to terms with the death of her beloved mentor; the staging of an experimental play goes awry; time...
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    North Station

    U.S.A.
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    2017
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    A writer struggles to come to terms with the death of her beloved mentor; the staging of an experimental play goes awry; time freezes for two lovers on a platform, waiting for the train that will...
    • Event
    • United Kingdom

    BCLT Literary Translation Workshop

    2017/07/23 to 2017/07/29
    Since signing a Memorandum of Understanding in 2015 with the British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT)—a prominent supporter of literary translation in the UK—the Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI Korea) has sent Translation Academy translators to the UK each summer to take part...
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    • Czech

    Korejské plody zrychlené modernity

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    Apr 12, 2017
  • The AccusationBandi

    In 1989, a North Korean dissident writer, known to us only by the pseudonym Bandi, began to write a series of stories about life under Kim Il-sung's totalitarian regime. Smuggled out of North Korea and set for publication around the world in 2017, The Accusation provides a unique and shocking...

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