Library of Korean Literature Reviews

Here is a list of the Dalkey Archive Press / LTI Korea Library of Korean Literature books – any title with a link has my review of the book.  This is an ongoing project, and I hope to review them all at some point 🙂

1) Stingray by Kim Yoo-jung
2) One Spoon on this Earth by Hyun Ki-young
3) When Adam Opens his Eyes by Jang Jung-il
4) My Son’s Girlfriend by Jung Mi-kyung
5) A Most Ambiguous Sunday by Jung Young Moon
6) The House with a Sunken Courtyard by Kim Won-il
7) At Least we Can Apologize by Lee Ki-ho
8) The Soil by Yi Kwang-su
9) Lonesome You by Park Wan-suh
10) No One Writes Back by Jang Eun-jin
11) Pavane for a Dead Princess by Park Min-gyu
12) The Square by Choi In-hun
13) Scenes from the Enlightenment by Kim Namcheon
14) Another Man’s City by Ch’oe In-ho
15) The Republic of Užupis by Haïlji
16) Rina by Kang Young-sook
17) The Private Life of Plants by Lee Seung-u
18) God Has No Grandchildren by Kim Gyeong-uk
19) A Good Family by Seo Haijin
20) Son of Man by Yi Mun-yol
21) Beauty Looks Down on Me by Eun Heekyung
22) The Amusing Life by Song Sokze
23) Evening Proposal by Pyun Hye Young
24) Turbid River by Ch’ae Man-shik
25) The Library of Musical Instruments by Kim Junghyuk
26) Mannequin by Ch’oe Yun

X) A Contrived World by Jung Young Moon

3 thoughts on “Library of Korean Literature Reviews

  1. Hi Really glad to have chanced upon your site. It’s awesome, so many good books so little time. I’ve only ever read one English translation of a Korean writer. I note that it is not in your list. Kim Ji Young Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo, thought it is a really one. Thanks for sharing your reading list.


    1. Lifan – This is just a list from this particular series. If you find the South Korea tag in my main menu, you’ll find over one hundred reviews, including the one you mentioned 🙂


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