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The absurd coverage of the January 6 committee

In late May, over the Memorial Day weekend, the top story on NBC’s Meet the Press was a recent vote by Republican senators to kill the prospect of an independent, fully bipartisan commission to investigate the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6. (Six Republicans backed the commission, but... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-07-26 12:44:33 UTC ]
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Bo-Young Kim on Finding Unlikely Sci-Fi Influences

Western works of science fiction were not easily accessible in translation in South Korea until recent years. The country was ruled by a succession of military dictatorships until around 1992, and before that time, South Korean culture had been surveilled through a state censorship system that... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-27 08:50:01 UTC ]
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London, the New Capital of Middle Eastern and North African Arts, Culture, Music, and Literature, by Malu Halasa

Culture Street mural for Grenfell Tower, with poem by Ben Okri, North Kensington, London, image courtesy of IranWire and #PaintTheChange. London-based writer Malu Halasa canvasses the Middle Eastern and North African culture scene in London,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-04-19 19:22:28 UTC ]
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On Beauty Standards (and Privilege) in Memoir and Fiction

To close out October’s theme of beauty privilege, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss Say Hello by Carly Findlay and If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha. From the episode:  Sumaiyya: My discussion pick is If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha, which is set in Seoul, South Korea. This looks at four young women... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 08:47:55 UTC ]
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Under quarantine in South Korea? You can now read 50,000 books for free.

This week, amid a deluge of vaguely horrifying, opportunistic-seeming quarantine-related reading lists, here’s something that seems genuinely good: a South Korean e-book startup is waiving its subscription fee for coronavirus patients and people under quarantine in the country. “We hope that... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-10 16:59:11 UTC ]
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How Do You Translate Intergenerational Trauma?

E.J. Koh’s memoir The Magical Language of Others floats stunningly through the abandonment she experienced as a teenager. When she was fifteen, her parents returned home to South Korea for a more lucrative job opportunity, leaving her behind in the United States with her college-going brother. ... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-02-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In South Korea, Booksellers Look for Ways to Compete

Booksellers across South Korea have suffered slowing book sales for nearly a decade, even as the Korean goverment has begun working to combat closures. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AbeBooks' withdrawal 'sparks bookseller strike'

The decision of Amazon-owned website AbeBooks.com to withdraw from Hungary, the Czech Republic, South Korea and Russia has reportedly sparked an international protest of antiquarian booksellers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brits go to Beijing in buoyant mood—and as the fair's largest overseas contingent

For the first time, UK publishers will form the biggest international contingent at the Beijing International Book Fair this year, overtaking Japan and South Korea, historically the two largest national parties. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Korea Comes to 'PW'

In September, 'Publishers Weekly' partnered with the Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea to bring a group of South Korean editors and marketers to New York for an overview of how the U.S. book industry works. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: South Korea’s Ridibooks Raises $20 Million; Quarto Distributes Zest Books

Characterized as South Korea's largest ebook service, Ridibooks' parent company raises funds. And Quarto Group Takes on Zest Books distribution. The post Industry Notes: South Korea’s Ridibooks Raises $20 Million; Quarto Distributes Zest Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Korea’s ‘Small Concept’ Bookstores: Niche and Trendy

In South Korea, a number of 'small concept' bookstores have emerged, attracting attention and offering a fashionable alternative to larger retail stores. The post South Korea’s ‘Small Concept’ Bookstores: Niche and Trendy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter Ebooks Released in South Korea

South Korea becomes the latest country to get the Harry Potter series of seven books and the new 'Cursed Child' playscript in ebook format. This time, they're in both Korean and English. The post Harry Potter Ebooks Released in South Korea appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Editor Finds Her Seoul-Mates

Mary Cash, v-p and editor-in-chief of Holiday House, reports on her trip to the Seoul International Book Fair in South Korea. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Secret Garden colouring-in book sells 3m copies in China

Bestseller in global craze for adult versions of children’s favourites scores dazzling success in the People’s RepublicThree million copies of Johanna Basford’s adult colouring book Secret Garden have been sold in China in less than three months, its publisher has announced, dubbing Beijing the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ingram Adds Korea to Global Alliance

The Ingram Content Group has added another member to its Global Connect alliance, reaching an agreement with South Korea’s Korean Studies Information Co. Ltd. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 13, 2014

This week, madness at the dawn of Hollywood, life in South Korea, and Kerry Howley's amazing "Thrown." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Korea in race for Beijing trade

Tech-savvy South Korean publishers were out in force at the Beijing Book Fair (27th–31st... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10,000 Publishing People at Work: South Korea’s Paju Bookcity

South Korea's Paju Bookcity is unique in the world: home to some 200 publishing companies and 10,000 publishing professionals, mere miles from the North Korea border. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Small Example of How Korea’s Efforts to Promote Its Literature Pays Off

A publishing grant from South Korea's Literature Translation Institute will help UK's b small publishing promote the children's book "Creative Hand Art." Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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