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Korean writer Kim Hye-Jin debuts first novel translated into English ‘Concerning My Daughter’

Translated from the Korean by Jamie Chang, As for my daughter is Kim Hye-Jin’s first book available in English. The author brings to the fore issues such as the cost of living, discrimination against the LGBTQ community, generational differences, aging and loneliness in South Korean society. Green, 30 years old, is threatened by the increase …

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Richmond author debuts historical fiction novel inspired by ‘strong women’

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – A Richmond author hopes to encourage others to learn about stories from the past through historical fiction. Sadeqa Johnson’s first novel, The Yellow Woman, won several awards. It was inspired by the life of Mary Lumpkins, who survived and eventually freed the brutal Lumpkins Slave Prison in Richmond. “It’s really important …

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