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2018 Notable Books List: Year’s best in fiction, nonfiction and poetry announced.

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By James Kidd “My writer of the year is Min Jin Lee, whose superb new novel Pachinko was accompanied by a timely reprint of her superb old one, Free Food for Millionaires (2007).” For the …

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The Best Books, Shows, Films and Podcasts of 2017 for History Lovers FICTION The year’s best historically inflected fiction offered reflections on wars and family ties across generations. In a year …

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By Lynn Lobash, Manager of Reader Services The end of the year is a natural time to reflect, to take stock. Consequently, there are many “best of” lists this time of year: best movies, …

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By Ezra Klein, Editor-at-Large PACHINKO The first sentence of this National Book Award finalist takes no prisoners. “History has failed us, but no matter,” writes Min Jin Lee. I don’t read as much …

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By Ilana Masad PACHINKO After the turn of the last century, a Korean family finds itself in disgrace when their beloved daughter Sunja winds up pregnant by her deceitful, gangster lover. When Sunja …

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Pachinko debuts the list at no. 10 for Paperback Trade Fiction.  Please click the link for the list. Thank you.  

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By Jane Ciabattari Pachinko, a finalist for the National Book Award, follows four generations of a Korean family from 1910, when Japan annexed Korea, through most of the 20th Century. It begins with …

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By CBC Books Min Jin Lee’s PACHINKO is a thoughtful look at the experience of Koreans in Japan, most of whom were born and grew up there, but are still classified as “resident …

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What with the impending demise of net neutrality and social media turning into a toxic snake pit, you’re going to want to be spending a lot more time curled up with a book. Celebrate the end of a …

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