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Man Booker-winning writer asks ‘After YouTube, can it be paper books?’ — The Korea Herald

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— by Im Eun-byel: It is often thought that novelists are prejudiced by their love for the printed word.

Writer Han Kang, the 2016 winner of the Man Booker International prize for her novel “The Vegetarian,” is among the prejudiced.

On Wednesday, Han shared her love for literature and printed books in a special lecture at the 2019 Seoul International Book Fair held at Coex in southern Seoul. Literature critic Kang Ji-hee hosted the event…

Image: novelist Han Kang speaks at a lecture Wednesday at Coex in Gangnam, southern Seoul, during the 2019 Seoul International Book Fair

June 21, 2019

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