Hyun Sook Kim
"It's 1983 during South Korea's Fifth Republic, a military regime that has entrenched its power through censorship, torture, and the murder of portesters. In this charged political climate, a freahman named Kim Hyun Sook seeks refuge in the comfort of books. When the handsome young editor of the school newpaper invites her to his reading group, she expect to talk about Moby Dick, Hamlet, and The Scarlet Letter. Instead, she finds herself hiding in...