Not too sweet and with a gummy-like consistency, rice cakes are a popular dessert of South Korea. The name is like duck but with a harsh d. dD-uck!
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell is a young adult romance book that features a Korean love interest as Park. However, the story utilizes a stereotypical depiction of people from Asia that is reminiscent of Madame Butterfly. Rowell set progress back 100 years and did no favors to Korean-Americans. Why was this book marketed towards … More Eleanor & Park – Why?
“The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture” by Euny Hong is both a history book and a memoir. I enjoyed getting an overall and personal perspective on the history of Korea in the latter 20th century. The book is heavily-influenced through the personal experiences of Hong though … More Book Review – Korean Cool by Euny Hong