- Location(s): South Korea
- Genre(s): Short Stories
- Era(s): early 2000s
The second short-story collection by Kim Jung-hyuk, the author of Penguin News, features a total of eight short stories, including Syncopation D which won the 2nd Kim You-jeong Literary Award in 2008. They represent the many sounds sampled by...
- Location(s): London
- Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
- Era(s): Contemporary
Sadie has moved back to London so her daughter can attend the exclusive school her domineering father has secured her a place at. It’s highly sought-after and highly competitive – just like the other mothers, Sadie soon discovers. While...
- Location(s): Paris, St Petersburg (Leningrad)
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): Contemporary, World War 2
A deeply moving meditation on memory, history, love, and art by the author of “Dreams of My Russian Summers”. In “The Life of an Unknown Man”, Andreï Makine explores what truly matters in life through the prism of Russia’s...