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Korean Books Definitely Worth Reading

Ask anyone with at least one eye on world literature in translation which countries are putting out the most groundbreaking novels, and they will likely mention South Korea. Korean novels frequently bend and break genres, explore often untouched social and political themes, and speak to our very souls.
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The Vegetarian (Han Kang)
The Vegetarian (Han Kang)
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Pachinko (Min Jin Lee)
Pachinko (Min Jin Lee)
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Human Acts (Han Kang)
Human Acts (Han Kang)
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Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 (Cho Nam-Joo)
Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 (Cho Nam-Joo)
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If I Had Your Face (Frances Cha)
If I Had Your Face (Frances Cha)
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The White Book (Han Kang)
The White Book (Han Kang)
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The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly (Sun-Mi Hwang)
The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly (Sun-Mi Hwang)
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The Good Son (You-Jeong Jeong)
The Good Son (You-Jeong Jeong)
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Please Look After Mom (Kyung-Sook Shin)
Please Look After Mom (Kyung-Sook Shin)
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The Hole (Hye-Young Pyun)
The Hole (Hye-Young Pyun)
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The Court Dancer (Kyung-Sook Shin)
The Court Dancer (Kyung-Sook Shin)
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I'll Be Right There (Kyung-Sook Shin)
I'll Be Right There (Kyung-Sook Shin)
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I Have the Right to Destroy Myself (Young-Ha Kim)
I Have the Right to Destroy Myself (Young-Ha Kim)
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The Disaster Tourist (Yun Ko-Eun)
The Disaster Tourist (Yun Ko-Eun)
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Your Republic Is Calling You (South Korea/North Korea)
Your Republic Is Calling You (South Korea/North Korea)
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City of Ash and Red (Hye Young-Pyun)
City of Ash and Red (Hye Young-Pyun)
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The Nine Cloud Dream (Kim Man-Jung)
The Nine Cloud Dream (Kim Man-Jung)
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Drifting House (Krys Lee)
Drifting House (Krys Lee)
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Untold Night and Day (Bae Suah)
Untold Night and Day (Bae Suah)
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At Dusk (Hwang Sok-Yong)
At Dusk (Hwang Sok-Yong)
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B, Book, and Me (Sagwa Kim)
B, Book, and Me (Sagwa Kim)
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The Plotters (Un-Su Kim)
The Plotters (Un-Su Kim)
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My Brilliant Life (Ae-Ran Kim)
My Brilliant Life (Ae-Ran Kim)
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Time in Gray (Bae Suah)
Time in Gray (Bae Suah)
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Endless Blue Sky (Lee Hyoseok)
Endless Blue Sky (Lee Hyoseok)
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