Bae Suah

Bae Suah made her literary debut in 1993 with the short story “The Dark Room of Nineteen Eighty-Eight.” She has written several novels and short story collections, and translated numerous books from the German, including works by W. G. Sebald, Franz Kafka, and Jenny Erpenbeck. She received the Hanguk Ilbo literary prize in 2003, and the Tongseo literary prize in 2004. Her novel, Nowhere to be Found, was longlisted for a PEN Translation Prize and the Best Translated Book Award.


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Bae Suah’s Narrative Collapse

The recently translated “A Greater Music” by Bae Suah is a dreamy time-warp of a novel that complicates our relationship with reality....

Bae Suah’s Narrative Collapse


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