Immerse yourself in Korean translated literature at the KCCUK

The Korean Cultural Centre in London has been operating a book club ever since Korea was named as the the market focus at the London Book Fair back back in 2014. Four years later and the book club is still going strong. It is a great way to get access to Korean translated literature and discuss the book with those who bear a similar interest in the culture. The book club takes place on the last Wednesday of every month and it is really easy to apply. (January and December at the months that the book club does not take … Continue reading Immerse yourself in Korean translated literature at the KCCUK

Author Hwang Jungeun comes to London for publication launch of One Hundred Shadows

Tiled Axis Press launches its  first Korean novel but second publication this October, One Hundred Shadows, by Hwang Jungeun,  translated by Jung Yewon. The book is said to be reminiscent of Haruki Murakami at his best and is told  from … Continue reading Author Hwang Jungeun comes to London for publication launch of One Hundred Shadows

Han Kang and Deborah Smith at the British Library (Man Booker International 2016)

  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)