As the impact of COVID-19 ripples across the world, South Korea has increasingly become a model to emulate, from its widespread testing to its widespread contact tracing. Meet Koreans from all walks of life and hear their stories living in the coronavirus era. Elsewhere, dive into this Asian culture capital, from the big business behind K-pop to the women challenging K-beauty standards. Featuring work from Krys Lee, E Tammy Kim, Ann Babe, Sunmin Lee, and one of the most powerful cover images we’ve ever produced. Order today and be the first to get this must-read guide!
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Our South Korea guide includes:
Voices from the Pandemic
A snapshot of Korea under COVID-19
The World Watches Korea by E. Tammy Kim
Hey Patient #69, We Know You Were at That Motel! by Ethan Hee-Seok Shin
Chaebol by Geoffrey Cain
The Samsung family empire
Faces, Fortunes and Feminist Movements by Ann Babe
Photographs by Ji Yeo
Discarding gender norms
K-pop Music Goes Global
The business of making an idol
Haenyeo of Jeju Island by Jung Hae Chae
A sisterhood of expert divers
Better Days by Seunggu Kim
The Woman’s House by Sunmin Lee
A Normal Life by Krys Lee
Literary Family Tree
Natural Wonders Tour
Stories from Seoul