Min Jin Lee - Library Live Lecture


Lecture, Book Sale & Signing, Refreshments


Friends Room at Central Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach CA 92660

Date & Time

Thursday, April 20 , 7:00pm - 8:30pm


Pachinko (2017) is an epic story which follows a Korean family who migrates to Japan; it is the first novel written for an adult, English-speaking audience about the Korean Japanese people. Pachinko was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction and has been translated into over thirty-five languages. It is now a series on Apple TV+. Min Jin Lee is a professor at Amherst College and a recipient of fiction fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Lee’s fiction explores the intersection of race, ethnicity, immigration, class, religion, gender, and identity of a diasporic people. Her writings have appeared in The New Yorker, The Times of London, and The Wall Street Journal. She served as a columnist for the Chosun Ilbo, the leading newspaper of South Korea.

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