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"Author Min Jin Lee Reveals the Unique Quality That Make Audiobooks So Powerful," Spotify Newsroom, 9 November 2023

Pachinko and Free Food for Millionaires Audiobooks now available on Spotify Premium, Spotify Newsroom, 8 November 2023

"Goodreads Members' 76 Most Popular Books of the Past Decade," Goodreads, 6 November 2023

Pachinko Selected as Service95 Book Club’s Book of the Month for July, Service95, 6 July 2023

"Carnegie Corporation of New York Honors 35 Distinguished Immigrants for Their Vital and Inspiring Contributions to Our Democracy," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 28 June 2023


“AWP23 in Seattle Showcases Presses, Journals, and Authors,” Publishers Weekly, 10 March 2023


“At PEN America panel, Min Jin Lee, Roxane Gay Among Those Calling for Diversity, PEN America, 14 December 2022


“Two Korean-American women named in Forbes ‘50 over 50’ list," Korea JoongAng Daily, 12 December 2022.

“Asian American voters could help decide the Senate runoff in Georgia, experts say,” NBC News, 2 December 2022


"Cultural Bereavement: Naming the Grief Refugees May Feel," The New York Times, October 2022.

“‘Pachinko’ author wants readers around world to get a taste of being Korean,” Hankyoreh, 28 August 2022

“Foreign minister, U.S. ambassador meet ‘Pachinko’ author Min Jin Lee, Korea JoongAng Daily, 15 August 2022

“‘Pachinko’ author Min Jin Lee credits Korean Wave for her success,” The Korea Times, 8 August 2022


Min Jin Lee's "Author Picks" for McNally Jackson Bookstore, August 2022.


Min Jin Lee to receive the Manhae Grand Prize in Literature. Announcement and profile in Chosun Ilbo, July 2022

"NYS Writers Hall of Fame announces 2022 inductees," July 2022.

"President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Yoon Suk Yeol," May 2022.

Duke Today “Said@Duke: Author Min Jin Lee on ‘Family, Community and the Bonds That Make Us” 20 April 2022

“‘Pachinko becomes local best-selling book," The Korea Times, 18 April 2022

“AACC hosts author Min Jin Lee ‘90 in alumni speaker series,” Yale Daily News,14 April 2022

Pachinko's two volumes are No. 1 and 2 in South Korea, April 2022.

Selected Speaker at Justice For Asian Women Rally NYC, March 2022.


"A United Front: Asian Americans Speak Up on #StopAsianHate and Why It Matters," Tatler, August 2021.

Pachinko on Powell's Bookstore "50 Books for 50 Years" List, July 2021.

Min Jin Lee speaks with Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC, March 2021.

Pachinko is No. 1 International Novel in South Korea and No. 9 of all Bestselling Books in South Korea, March 2021.

"Anti-Asian American violence is prompting these women to speak out," Washington Post, February 2021.

Authors project artwork and letters to essential workers on streets of Seattle, New York, and California in collaboration with Move On, May 2020.

New York Times, “Celeste Ng, Ann Patchett, Min Jin Lee and Others on the Books That Bring Them Comfort18 March 2020

President Obama Recommends Pachinko.

"NYFA Inducts Sanford Biggers, Karl Kellner, and Min Jin Lee into Hall of Fame," Broadway World, April 2019.

Pachinko is top five most popular books at Cambridge Public Library in 2018

Pachinko is an NYPL Top Checkout of 2018

"Min Jin Lee '90 discusses her book, immigration at College tea," Yale Daily News, November 2018.

Pachinko long-listed for the International Dublin Literary Award 2019

"Writer Min Jin Lee to Teach at Amherst College," Amherst Student, September 2018.

Pachinko named as a 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalist

Frederick Douglass 200 announcedThe GuardianJuly 2018.

"The July pick for the PBS NewsHour–New York Times book club is 'Pachinko,'" PBS, June 2018.

The Medici Book Club Prize Winner 2018

"Announcing 2018-2019 Radcliffe Institute Fellows," Harvard Radcliffe Institute, May 2018.

"Guggenheim Foundation Announces 2018 Fellows,"" Artforum, April 2018.

Pachinko is an American Library Awards Notable Book for 2018, February 2018.

James Kidd's "writer of the year," South China Morning Post, December 2017.

Pachinko is a National Book Awards Finalist for Fiction, NPR, October 2017.

"National Book Awards Longlists Are Announced," New York Times, September 2017.

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