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Kyung-Sook Shin

Korea (b.1963)

Kyung-sook Shin is the author of numerous works of fiction and is one of South Korea's most widely read and acclaimed novelists. She has been honored with the Manhae Literature Prize, the Dong-in Literature Prize, and the Yi Sang Literary Prize, as well as France's Prix de l'Inaperçu. "Please Look After Mom" is her first book to appear in English.

Genres: Historical, Literary Fiction
   Please Look After Mom (2011)
     aka Please Look After Mother
   I'll Be Right There (2014)
   The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness (2015)
   The Court Dancer (2018)
Kyung-Sook Shin recommends
The Accusation (2017)
"All we can do is to read these 'accusations.' Only that will save the writer who wrote and sent them out into the world at the risk of his own life."
The Good Son (2018)
You-Jeong Jeong
"Readers will be relieved that this is fiction, not real life. This book will pull you in; as you devour it, you might perhaps resent the author's relentless pursuit of the evil coiled within humans. But this, too, is human."

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