This Friday, join Michael Breen (“The New Koreans”), Jeffrey Miller (“Bureau 39”), and John Bocskay (“Culture Shock! Korea”) for a wide ranging talk about contemporary Korea and the challenges in writing about it.
South Korea's leading bookstore Yes24 has opened the largest used bookstore in Korea yesterday at F1963, a complex cultural space located in Suyeong.
Steve Feldman reviews John Bocskay's newest book "Culture Shock! Korea", which takes an in-depth exploration into Korea's unique culture based off of his nearly 20 years of experiences of living and working on the peninsula.
I'd been looking to talk to a mudang (or more politely, musok-in) - a Korean shaman - for a while. But I didn't really know where to start, and friends kept warning me to be careful about hanging around with such spiritually potent people.
Busanjin-gu has announced it will print a 'Jeonpo Street Cafe' book to introduce the popular street to locals and foreigners.
Busan-based writer and long-time Haps columnist John Bocskay will be celebrating the release of his new book, Culture Shock! Korea: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette, at HQ Gwangan on Saturday, June 10th, from 4 to 7 p.m.
On February 11th, Busan Writing group will release Peripheral Portraits: A Collection. This work will feature short stories, plays, and poems by authors living...
Former Haps editor and travel writer Michael Fraiman has released a collection of travel tales in a new book, A Long Way Back: Stories of Travelling Home.
Busan Writing group has released Convergence, a collection of stories and poems by authors living in Korea.
South Korean novelist Han Kang has won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for her book "The Vegetarian."