Partipants of the Korean Literature Night discussing Beauty Looks Down On Me by Heekyung Eun moderated by Han EJ Karmy Korean author names represented as first name followed by family name Continue reading 2018 Korean Literature Night List @ KCCUK
Her voice is soft and focussed. Her hands are an extension of her words, as she uses them to express herself whilst describing to BBC Journalist Razia Iqbal where she got the idea of writing The Vegetarian. It is … Continue reading Han Kang and Deborah Smith at the British Library (Man Booker International 2016)
In Shoreditch, there currently sits a boxed metal construction made of stripped and refitted shipping containers housing a host of pop up stores. From a mix of fashion & lifestyle shopping brands, to galleries, cafes and restaurants, you will find … Continue reading Do you like it hot at Korrito Boxpark?
I was asked by a friend what Korean literature was after telling her I was due to attend a book club later that evening at the Korean Cultural Centre. I paused, I was unable to give a specific answer. … Continue reading Korean Literature – the books that I have read!
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