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Kyung-Sook Shin



Kyung-Sook Shin is one of South Korea’s most widely read and acclaimed novelists. She has been awarded the Man Asian Literary Prize, the Manhae Grand Prize for Literature, the Dong-in Literature Prize, the Yi Sang Literary Prize, and many others, including France’s Prix de l’Inaperçu. Shin is the author of multiple books, including The Girl Who Wrote LonelinessI’ll Be Right ThereThe Court Dancer, and the New York Times-bestselling Please Look After Mom, which has been published in over forty countries.

Anton Hur has won the PEN Translates and PEN/Heim grants for literary translation. His other work includes the English translations of Sang Young Park’s Love in the Big City (Grove) and Bora Chung’s Cursed Bunny (Honford Star). He resides in Seoul.

Kyung-Sook Shin Books

I Went To See My Father book cover

I Went To See My Father

Kyung-Sook Shin
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Kyung-Sook Shin
The Court Dancer book cover

The Court Dancer

Kyung-Sook Shin
The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness book cover

The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness

Kyung-Sook Shin
I'll Be Right There book cover

I'll Be Right There

Kyung-Sook Shin
Please Look After Mom book cover

Please Look After Mom

Kyung-Sook Shin
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