||[INFORMATION / KOREAN TRANSLATOR] Amber Hyun Jung Kim
Amber Hyun Jung Kim
Amber Hyun Jung Kim is a freelance Korean-English conference interpreter and translator based in Seoul, Korea. She earned her B.A. in political science at Seoul National University and grad...
||[TREND / BOOK TRIP] Gangneung, Gangwon-do
A Region of Rich History and Culture
Having a blue ocean of the East Sea to the east and jaw-dropping scenery along with the lush greens of the Taebaeksan Mountain Range to the west, Gangneung of Gangwon-do Province is a city wi...
||[TREND / BOOK TRIP] Songpa, Seoul
“How To Love Books” of a Big City
The 123-storey-high Lotte World Mall, Olympic Stadium where the 88 Seoul Olympics were held, Lotte World and Seokchon Lake, which are always crowded throughout the year. With such places to go and see, the time...
||[TOPIC / EXPORT TRENDS] Interview with author Jung-hyuk Kim
Interview with author Jung-hyuk Kim
All-round novelist with sense of humor and smarts
It is not an easy feat melding sharp and piercing insight and bright humor into one piece of literature. Novelist Jung-hyuk Kim, the interviewee of this month's issue, debuted in 2000 with&nbs...
||[TOPIC / KOREAN PUBLISHER] Humanist Books
Spreading wide, deep knowledge and culture
Recently, I set out to conduct an interview with Seo-hyeon Hwang, executive editor at Humanist Books. After setting out from Hongik Univ. Station and finding my way through the narrow paths of Yeonnam-dong, passing b...
||[TREND / BOOK TRIP] Paju Book City
Paju Book City
City of, for and by books
There are cities that focus on creating things. Usually, in the case of these planned cities, all the businesses that provide the raw materials, packaging and shipping tend to be clustered together. Industrial zones tend to sh...
||[TREND / SPECIAL PROJECT] K-Book in Berlin
||Monika Gu (Head of M&K, a publishing group)
K-Book in Berlin
M&K's Monica Gu talks South Korean books
It is rare for German publishers to release South Korean books.Considering this, the first exhibition for South Korean books in Germany, K-Book in Berlin embarked on a mission to spread the word about gre...
||[REPORT / COLUMN] Where Korean readers meet books(2)
Where Korean readers meet books(2)
Starfield Library - A Library Breaking Walls, Entering the Everyday
The Gangnam area is one of the busiest places in Seoul. The COEX Mall is a location with unique eateries and various shops that lead latest trends. As a comprehensive shopp...