Tagged under: literature

October 3, 2017 | 6:00 pm
  Best-selling author and former Washington Post Northeast Asia bureau chief Blaine Harden discusses his riveting King of Spies on its date of release. His third work on Korea recounts the untold story of one of the most powerful spies in US history working on the Peninsula during the Korean… MORE
September 7, 2017 | 4:00 pm
  Leap from satire to Korean drama and other works by a mid-century master. Delve into a China raw, volatile and often uncontrollable in a novel equal parts muckraking, a transnational love story, and panoramic social critique. Two of America’s premier translators of Korean literature, the Fultons reflect on two… MORE
August 1, 2017 | 4:00 pm
  Award-winning author Krys Lee speaks to the release of her debut novel, How I Became a North Korean, at this first cultural event at the Korea Society’s new location at 350 Madison Avenue at 45th Street. A Yonsei University assistant professor of creative writing, Krys Lee is a recipient… MORE
December 13, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Jieun Baek discusses North Korea’s Hidden Revolution, her new book on the information network growing within North Korea through exposure to foreign films, television, and books. Baek argues that access to information is sparking irreversible change in the social and political consciousness of North Korean citizens. A book signing follows.… MORE
December 12, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Have a jOlly hOliday with Inspector O! The Korea Society offers its members and policy program participants a special gift in celebrating the release of the final Inspector O novel, The Gentleman from Japan, at 12 noon on December 12. Join us on 12-12 at 12 for the secretive and… MORE
October 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Georgetown University professor and CSIS Korea chair Victor Cha discusses Powerplay, his new book that examines the evolution and importance of America's alliances with Korea and other nations in East Asia. Cha argues that the US must maximize stability and economic progress amid Asia’s increasingly complex political landscape. In conversation… MORE
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