Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Korean Book Challenge

Korean Book Challenge
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I am making my Korean interest and reading into a challenge to read books by Korean Authors and/or Containing Korean Characters

MY READING LIST:

The Birth of Korean Cool
by Euny Hong
-Non-fiction
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

Please Look After Mother
by Kyung-Sook Shin
-Family, Korea
Amazon | Goodreads | my review

Re Jane
by Patricia Park
-Bronte theme
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

One Hundred Shadows
by Hwang Jung-eun
translated by Jung Yeown
-Contemporary Fiction, South Korea
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

My Holiday in North Korea:
The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth
by Wendy E. Simmons
-Memoir, Travel, North Korea
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

In Order to Live:
A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
by Yeonmi Park, Maryanne Vollers
-Korea, Memoir
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

Pachinko
by Min Jin Lee
-Fiction, Korea
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

The Vegetarian
by Han Kang
translated by Deborah Smith
-Contemporary Fiction, Korea
Amazon | Goodreads-giveaway ends Aug 31 | my review-coming

Completed:

Hello, I Love You
by Katie M. Stout
-Music, Romance, YA, Korea
Amazon | Goodreads | my review

I Have The Right To Destroy Myself
by Young-Ha Kim
-Korea, Mystery, Art
Amazon | Goodreads | my review

K-Pop Now!:
The Korean Music Revolution
by Mark James Russell
-Non-fiction, Korea, Music
Amazon | Goodreads

=====> I am flipping through and reading bits and pieces from this one.

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* updated 11/13/16, converted to a personal ongoing challenge

* Goodreads listopia list of Korean reads (here)

* badge image source: The Birth of Korean Cool by Euny Hong

* Ribbet was used for badge image creation

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