Review: Hwang Sun-Won’s “Trees on the Cliff”

There are two different versions of this book, Trees on a Slope, translated by Bruce Fulton, and Trees on the Cliff, translated by Chang Wang-rok. I read the latter version, partly because I believe its translated title is more reflective of the story told here, even if it is a bit less literal (Literally, Trees…

Podcast from 1013 Mainstreet – Love!!! In Korean Translated Fiction

Two weeks ago (Valentine’s Day, to be exact) I was on the excellent 1013 Mainstreet on TBS eFM discussion translated works that focus on ‘love.’  With White Day just two weeks away, and another flurry of ‘love’ based giving on the horizon, I give you that broadcast. 120214_Charles Play in new window | Download