Posts Tagged: The Orphan Master’s Son

What to Read When You Need to Know about Korea

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A list of books about Korea (both North and South) and by Koreans that Rumpus editors have read and enjoyed.

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Tournament of Books X Begins!

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Get ready for the Morning News’s tenth annual Tournament of Books, a “March Madness–style battle royale” to determine which work of fiction will reign supreme (though the site is careful to note that the competition “is not an attempt to formalize the best 17 books of 2013”). Some of this year’s finalists include The Signature of […]

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Congratulations to All the Pulitzer Winners!

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Congratulations to the hardworking writers who won Pulitzer Prizes yesterday, especially Rumpus interviewees Adam Johnson and Tom Reiss! Johnson won in the fiction category with his novel The Orphan Master’s Son, which we interviewed him about here. Reiss won in the biography/autobiography category for The Black Count, his biography of Alex Dumas (father of the novelist Alexander Dumas). […]

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And the Winner Is…

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After a month of victories and losses and thrilling deliberation, the Morning News‘s Tournament of Books has chosen a champion: The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson! The harrowing, North Korea–set epic beat out The Fault in Our Stars by John Green in the final round by a score of 14 to 3. Says Lev Grossman, one of […]

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