The Illogical, Irrational, Luxurious Dream of Min Jin Lee — The Harvard Crimson

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“I thought it’d be simpler to be a writer, so I quit law and I started to write fiction. I was entirely wrong.”

— by Letitia C. Chan: Min Jin Lee, currently the Catherine A. and Mary C. Gellert Fellow at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute, is the author of New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist “Pachinko” and her debut novel, “Free Food for Millionaires.” She is currently working on the third novel in her“Koreans” trilogy, “American Hagwon,” which grapples with education as experienced by Koreans and Korean Americans. FM sat down with Lee to discuss her writing, the research processes behind her fiction, and the themes of ethnicity and diaspora she explores in her work…

Image courtesy of Min Jin Lee

May 17, 2019


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