A seemingly ideal partnership between a successful artist and a doting wife who is also his manager suddenly dissolves when the wife walks out without warning, leaving behind a surprise which the artist knows will shortly destroy his reputation and career. The artist had clearly been living a lie, with his wife plotting his destruction … [Read More]
Publisher: Amazon Crossing
- Lee Gee-eun: My GrandMom tr Sophie Bowman 2022
- JM Lee: Broken Summer tr Brother Anthony of Taizé 2022
- Baek Heena: Magic Candies tr Sophie Bowman 2021
- Masaji Ishikawa: A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea tr Martin Brown, Risa Kobayashi 2018
- Bae Suah: Nowhere to be Found tr Sora Kim-Russell 2015
Children’s books – the latest translation trend?
In this month’s edition of World Literature Today, Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp draws attention to a number of recent publications of translated children’s books coming from Korea. She speculates: The interest in the Korean children’s market may have been spurred by innovative illustrator, animator, and artist Baek Heena being named the 2020 laureate of the Astrid … [Read More]
Literature and poetry in translation titles for 2021: more than a dozen to look forward to!
This is now LKL’s fifth annual post that looks at the literature and fiction titles we’re looking forward to over the coming twelve months. Since last year we’ve made things easier for ourselves by investing some time building a book database that aims to catalogue all physical publications of Korean literature in translation, as well … [Read More]