books
by KIM Chang-hoon from Pressian  ·  21 MIN READ
“Korea is a society in which nationalism is going extinct—its embers lighting up only during football games. Minjok persists as a sentiment but as an ideology it is fast disappearing.”
by JEON Byung-geun from Chosun Biz  ·  52 MIN READ
A speechwriter for presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun looks back on life in the Blue House. Also: the speeches of Park Geun-hye, his writing process, West Wing, and Korean Air’s handling of that “nut rage” incident.
by JEON Byung-geun from Book Club Origin  ·  43 MIN READ
In a rare interview with a Korean journalist, Taiwan’s Tang Nuo opens up decades of reading. ‘Reader agitation’, marriage to Chu T’ien-hsin, and musings on where societies are headed.