This is the Ukraine War (Kwon Joo-hyuk, Pureway Pictures, 22,000 won)= A book analyzing the war in Ukraine by Dr. Kwon Joo-hyuk, author of the Pacific War series. The author points out that the Ukrainian War, the largest war in Europe since World War II, heralds the end of the post-Cold War era and the arrival of a new Cold War era.
China Shock, Korea’s Choice (Han Cheong-Hwon, Sideway, 17,000 won)= An author who majored in Chinese Language and Literature at university and studied abroad in China for nearly 15 years, working in the fields of electric vehicles, displays, and semiconductors, analyzes why China chooses the path of hegemony and conflicts with the world. one book. The author, who has collaborated with many Chinese conglomerates to develop the Greater China market, argues that it is necessary to face China in the present moment in a cool and calm manner.
Neighbors called Japan (Seo Jeong-min, Dong-yeon, 17,000 won)= This book is a compilation of columns serialized in the Asahi Shimbun over the past several years by the author, a professor at Meiji Gakuin University in Japan. After studying abroad in Kyoto, Japan in 1990, he has traveled back and forth between Korea and Japan for 30 years, and explained the change in the temperature of Korea-Japan relations he felt as a borderliner and an intellectual.
A letter to a hot future= A book about the climate crisis published in the form of a letter to a future child by the author, a young environmental activist born in 1990, who has been active at the forefront of the environmental movement for the past 10 years. It contains the despair, sadness, and hope felt while experiencing the climate crisis.
Citizen K’s last words, Daum Presidential Project (Kim Jae-in et al., Book Publishing Day, 17,000 won)= A book that presents the way forward for progressive forces from a progressive standpoint by gathering management consultants, historians, and political economy majors to analyze the 2022 presidential election. The authors point out the evils of the imperial presidential system in which power is concentrated on one president, and as an alternative, urge the introduction of a ‘parliamentary cabinet system’ that can fulfill the pluralistic demands of citizens in an era of pluralism.
Politics Dictionary for Teenagers (Kim Ji-yoon, Darim, 14,800 won)= The author, a political and diplomacy scholar, introduces politics that permeates our lives in 14 key words, saying that even young people have the power and qualifications to make the world. The 14 key words are ‘international society’, ‘nationalism’, ‘democracy’, ‘rolls and justice’, ‘media’, ‘enactment of law’, ‘judicial law’, ‘diplomacy’, ‘party’, ‘suffrage’, ‘ Cadera Communications’, ‘Vote’, ‘Peace and Security’, ‘Administration’.
Clinical Labor (Translated by Melinda Cooper, Catherine Worldby, Han Kwang-hee and Park Jin-hee, cut off, 23,000 won)= ‘Clinical labor’ such as hormonal changes and drug consumption experienced by experimental participants in connection with egg extraction, embryonic stem cell production, drug testing, etc., along with various clinical trial activities. The book traverses the historical course of clinical labor and points out that those who engage in labor act as independent entities possessing ‘biological capital’ but are working without any protection.
Things we don’t say when we eat (Marion Nestle, Kerry Truman, Translated by Sophee, Hyeonamsa, 15,000 won)A book written by American food scientist Marion Nestle and environmentalist Kerry Truman about our food culture and the way the world works. It discusses how to eat healthier, why individual dietary choices can become community ethics issues, and more.
Britain Meets Joseon 100 Years Ago (Hong Ji-hye, Hyehwa 1117, 22,000 won)= The author, who studied contemporary art history and design history in the UK, did not forget the moon jar he faced in the Korean Pavilion at the British Museum long ago, and found traces of Joseon throughout the UK over the past 10 years. The book follows the traces and traces of Joseon left in Britain, revealing how the British met Joseon in the past, what the landscape of Joseon was through their eyes, and what its image was.
One congratulatory letter is enough (Kim Hyun-young, History Critic, 25,000 won)= A book examining aspects of the Joseon Dynasty through ganjal (簡札), which are called letters today, and ancient documents. By comparing the handwriting of well-known scholars such as ‘Dongguk Jinche’, which is our own unique typeface, Dasan Jeong Yak-yong, and Yeonam Park Ji-won, I try to think about what they wrote.
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