Can literature be next 'hallyu' hit? 2011/09/09, Source,
After prominent novelist Shin Kyung-sook rose to international fame with her landmark book "Please Look After Mom", global interest in Korean literature began to grow.
Shin said that Korean literature seems fresh to readers in other countries and its status is bigger than Koreans think. "They seem to be looking for an alternative in humanity and community spirit, which is richly expressed in Korean literature", she said in a recent press conference,...More
The craze for plastic surgery, suicides of celebrities, and singers and actors doing "comedy" gigs on entertainment programs seem to be separate areas of the local showbiz industry. But they are closely interconnected through the same mechanisms in this fast-chan,...More
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