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    BANDI AND SURVIVING NORTH KOREA

    U.S.A.
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    May 5, 2018
    'The Accusation: Forbidden Stories From Inside North Korea' unravels seven stories by Bandi, the pseudonym for the writer who still resides in North Korea. Smuggled out by an escaping relative, Bandi’s manuscript was translated by Deborah Smith and is his first and only published book to date...
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    Bandi ​

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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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    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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    World Literature Today’s 75 Notable Translations of 2017

    U.S.A.
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    DEC 12, 2017
    Looking back on 2017, it’s easy to declare the year a success for literary translation, which continued to thrive and move in exciting new directions. Resisting again the temptation to expand our list, we offer an admittedly incomplete collection of the year’s English translations. Bandi, The...
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    Vádirat

    Hungary
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    2017
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Észak-Koreáról keveset tudunk. Az országgal kapcsolatos híreket a nukleáris és rakétakísérletek, vagy a kommunista dinasztia aktuális uralkodójának külső szemlélő számára megdöbbentő kinyilatkozásai...
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    DENUNZIATION

    Germany
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    2017
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Bandi ist das Pseudonym des ersten literarischen Dissidenten aus Nordkorea. Sein Buch ist die Sammlung von sieben Geschichten, die in den Neunzigerjahren geschrieben wurden und erst jetzt unter...
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    The chambers of laughter

    Pakistan
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    DEC 10, 2017
    Bandi, an anonymous dissident North Korean writer, risked his life to have his handwritten manuscript leave the country; his short stories look into the soul of the Workers’ Party, its machinations, and discover its dark, demonic heart.
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    First-Ever Aspen Words Literary Prize Unveils Its List Of Nominees

    U.S.A.
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    NOV 30, 2017
    The Aspen Institute has unveiled the nominees for its first-ever fiction prize, a potpourri of 20 works plucked from across the world. Novels, short story collections, English-language or in translation — whatever their differences, each of the nominees "illuminates a vital contemporary issue and...

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