South Korean Literature at the London Book Fair A snippet, overview of Korean Literature taking place at the book fair from Radio 4, featuring Deborah Smith(translator) , Dr Grace Koh(lecturer in Korean Literature) Kim Young-Ha(author), Kyung-Sook Shin(author) (Fast forward to 22:03 minutes) Continue reading On Radio 4 Tonight (London Book Fair) (Listen here)
Just a quick summary of where to click on for all the events Korean. There are different events taking place and Philip Gowman of London Korean links has made a nice table for Day 2 events of the Korea market focus. Which shows you all the overlapping events laid out. Official links here. Day 1 events to come soon… Continue reading London Book Fair Day 2- Korea Market Focus
Acclaimed writer Hwang Sok-yong and Adam Foulds in conversation with Boyd Tonkin at Free Word in Farringdon, earlier this evening 7th April, 2014, (7:00~9:00pm). Both discussing topics that occur in their respective books. Sok-yongs book The Shadow of Arms, (translated) just arrived today, fresh from the States, I purchased a copy and asked him to sign, I have not yet had the honour of reading this translated works and this will be my first. I look forward to it. Continue reading Tales from Korea
Have you booked your tickets? 8th April ~ 10th April, London Earls Court. (Other Korean cultural events happening in conjunction with the Book Fair, to mark the occasion of Korea being the focus country) Continue reading Korea Market Focus – London book fair.