KTLIT follows some literary links from the London Korean Links site
Here is a 9-minute clip of my segment “PageTurner” on TBS eFM, which airs every other Monday. On September 24th, the topic was Kim Young-ha and particularly his newly translated novel, Your Republic is Calling You. Kim Young-ha’s “Your Republic is Calling You” http://www.ktlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/page0927_4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
“Your Republic is Calling You” is taut, engaging, ironic, scathing, brutal and resigned in turns.
All the known translations of Kim Young-ha, including several available online.
Something I’d never heard of before, a Video Trailer on YouTube for Kim Young-ha’s “Your Republic is Calling You”: This will be a totally cool thing to see for other books.. I wonder who thought this one up and how long it will be before Amazon.com will show them? ^^ . . . . .…
And I should know, because I wrote it. The review is here on the 10 Mag site. By the way, if you like Korean literature, you should probably subscribe to 10 Mag as it is the only English monthly magazine in Korea that covers Korean literature. That’s kind of weird, but there you have it.…
Kim Young-ha is slender, surprisingly youthful and was extremely polite. His English is excellent. He was with his wife…..
Two reviews of Kim Young-ha’s Your Republic is Calling You are out, one lukewarm, the other wildly laudatory.
Interesting Interview with Kim Young-ha in Yonhap
Being one of the luckiest men in Seoul, I am reading an advance copy of Kim Young-ha’s “Your Republic is Calling You.” I’m about 100 pages in and it is already brilliant (this is the time I get scared that the author will lose steam, or has a cruddy ending in mind. Oh well). It…