Pachinko, A Literary Triumph!

In the spirit of Charles Dickens and Leo Tolstoy, Pachinko is a beautifully written story about the sweeping four-generation history and saga of a Korean family in Japan. In a story filled with forbidden love, triumph and failure, and the need to belong, author Min Jin Lee sheds light on a subject not normally explored … Read more

Winds of Change

With talk of summits on the Korean peninsula these days, one might be inclined to believe that peace could very well be at hand, or at the very least, some serious talk about reducing tensions in northeast Asia. Kim Jong-un’s recent trip to China was definitely an unprecedented move, which could have far-reaching repercussions. My … Read more

CIA Creates Mission Center on North Korean Threat

I couldn’t ask for better publicity for my new novel, Bureau 39. Every time there’s a story about North Korea these days means more exposure for my novel. In this case, a mission center in Seoul to assess the North Korean threat. “Creating the Korea Mission Center allows us to more purposefully integrate and direct … Read more