Min Jin Lee
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Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee is a recipient of fiction fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard. Her second novel Pachinko (2017) was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction, runner-up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, winner of the Medici Book Club Prize, and a New York Times 10 Best Books of 2017. A New York Times Bestseller, Pachinko was also a Top 10 Books of the Year for BBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and the New York Public Library. Pachinko was a selection for "Now Read This," the joint book club of PBS NewsHour and The New York Times. It was on over 75 best books of the year lists, including NPR, PBS, and CNN. Pachinko will be translated into 25 languages. Lee's debut novel Free Food for Millionaires (2007) was a Top 10 Books of the Year for The Times of London, NPR's Fresh Air, USA Today, and a national bestseller. Her writings have appeared in The New Yorker, NPR's Selected Shorts, One Story, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, The Times Literary Supplement, The Guardian, Conde Nast Traveler, The Times of London, and Wall Street Journal. She served three consecutive seasons as a Morning Forum columnist of the Chosun Ilbo of South Korea. In 2018, Lee was named as an Adweek Creative 100 for being one of the "10 Writers and Editors Who are Changing the National Conversation" and a Frederick Douglass 200. She received an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Monmouth College. She will be a Writer-in-Residence at Amherst College from 2019-2022.

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    • Pachinko

    • By: Min Jin Lee
    • Narrated by: Allison Hiroto
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,093
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    Profoundly moving and gracefully told, Pachinko follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful book

    • By erin on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Free Food for Millionaires

    • A Novel
    • By: Min Jin Lee
    • Narrated by: Shelly Frasier
    • Length: 19 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    After graduation from Princeton, Casey Han discovers the reality of having expensive habits without the means to sustain them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • free food for thought - beautifully satisfying

    • By Michael Jablow on 07-14-07

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Ein einfaches Leben

    • By: Min Jin Lee
    • Narrated by: Gabriele Blum
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
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    Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts erliegt die jugendliche Sunja, geliebte Tochter eines koreanischen Fischers, dem Charme eines reichen Fremden...

    Regular price: $16.74

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