Book Review: I Want to Die But I Want to Eat Tteokbokki

What this book is: A part memoir, part self-help book A book translated from Korean to English by Anton Hur A book where the author, Baek Se-Hee, is being as vulnerable as one can be while knowing it may not be well received What this book is not: A good-feel bookA book that feels complete… Continue reading Book Review: I Want to Die But I Want to Eat Tteokbokki

Book Review: I Decided To Live As Me by Kim Soo-Hyun

If you feel weighed down by adulting and the world as it is now, this collection of illustrated essays will be your solace.

Book Review: Shanghai Baby

A story of love, sex and self-discovery Shanghai Baby by Zhou Weihui is a contemporary Chinese book which follows the life for Coco, a waitress and a writer in her 20s. It's set in the 90s in Shanghai and has a first-person female narrative. It's contemplative, introspective, and nuanced. Adulting and a sense of nostalgia… Continue reading Book Review: Shanghai Baby

Book Review: Kim Ji-Young, Born 1982

I love Korean and Japanese translated books. I am also a feminist who is tired of explaining the need and essence of feminism. So when I came across the book Kim Ji-Young, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo, I was super excited to get my hands on it. Kim Ji-young is the most common name for Korean women… Continue reading Book Review: Kim Ji-Young, Born 1982