Published On: Sat, Mar 24th, 2012

South Korean Novelist Wins Man Asian Literary Award

Kyung-sook Shin has won the Man Asian Literary Prize for her novel, Please Look After Mom. The South Korean novelist is the first woman to win the award.

The novel is about a family’s search for their mother, who goes missing one afternoon amid the crowds of the Seoul Station subway. It offers the reader an insight into traditional family life in contemporary South Korea.

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