A gift idea for Winter Sonata fans? by Philip Gowman posted 4 Dec 20109 Dec 2017 updated 9 Dec 2017 in Books | Tourism. 1 minute read Bae Yong-joon’s book about Korea — A Journey in Search of Korea’s Beauty — has been translated into English: a Christmas gift idea? http://bit.ly/gobpWT #. The book sold well in its Japanese and Taiwanese versions, according to the Chosun Ilbo.