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
The London Book Fair announces Sun-Mi Hwang as Market Focus Author of the Day. As author of the day, Sun-Mi was presented with a personalized fountain pen from Montegrappe (Italian pen manufacturer) with her name on it. She was so taken aback and so touched as you can see from these photos below. As the box was being unwrapped in front of her, she admired the design on the box and said it was beautiful. She wiped away the tears in her eyes. It was such a touching and humbling sight to behold. They also gave her another pen with … Continue reading Day Two: London Book Fair Korea Market Focus in Pictures
(top: left to right: Tae-Ho Yoon, Kyung-Sook Shin & DiMi) (bottom: left to right: Young-Ha Kim, Eun-Yun Kim & Sue Yang & Won-keun Baek) Continue reading Day One: London Book Fair Korea Market Focus in Pictures
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.