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  • Kyung-Sook Shin & Anton Hur: I Went to See My Father

    Described as “gentle yet piercing” (Kirkus Reviews), Kyung-Sook Shin’s I Went to See My Father is the story of a woman’s return to her hometown following the tragic death of her daughter. There, she discovers family secrets which reframe her understanding of her childhood and her troubled relationship with her father, opening a window onto the rippling legacy of war and sacrifice. Hear Shin — who, in 2012, was the first woman to win the Man Asian Literary Prize — and her translator, the award-winning Anton Hur, discuss with Naouel Chaoui this ambitious and poignant novel; a love letter to South Korean traditions and history.


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Naouel Chaoui

Naouel Chaoui

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