Language & Literature, Upcoming events

KOREAN BOOK CLUB(WELCOME TO THE HYUNAM-DONG BOOKSHOP)

Presented in partnership with Gertrude & Alice Bookstore at Bondi Beach

DATE & TIME: Wednesday 10 July 2024, 18:30-19:30

VENUE: Gertrude & Alice Bookstore(1/46 Hall St. Bondi Beach NSW)

BOOK OF THE MONTH: Welcome to the Hyunnam-dong bookshop by Hwang Bo-reum

STORY OF THE BOOK: Yeongju’s transition from burnout to fulfillment is a tale of courage and renewal. Leaving her demanding career and marriage behind, she opens the Hyunam-dong Bookshop. Initially struggling, she finds solace in books and community, transforming her store into a haven for lost souls seeking solace and inspiration. Through literature and connection, Yeongju discovers her true passion and creates a space where others can do the same, reminding us it’s never too late to rewrite our stories and pursue our dreams.

GUEST: Michela Kalowski, Sydney based moderator and Harry Jun, Australian-Korean Comedian

FEE: Free admission, bookings essential. Click the ‘HERE’ to apply.