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  • Catherine Chung

    A RECOMMENDED BOOK OF 2019 FROM: Buzzfeed * The Rumpus * Entertainment Weekly The first thing I remember being said of me with any consistency was that I was intelligent—and I recognized even then that it was a comment leveled at me with as much disapproval as admiration. Still, I never tried to hide or suppress my mind as some girls do, and thank God, because that would have been the beginning of the end. From childhood, Katherine knows she is different, and that her parents are not who they seem to be. But in becoming a mathematician, she must face the most human of problems—who is she? What is the cost of love, and what is the cost of ambition?  On her quest to...read more

  • Catherine Chung

    Onthe night Janie waits for her sister Hannah to be born, her grandmother tellsher a story: Since the Japanese occupation of Korea, their family has lost adaughter in every generation, so Janie is charged with keeping Hannah safe. Astime passes, Janie hears more stories, while facts remain unspoken. Her fathertells tales about numbers, and in his stories everything works out. In hermother's, deer explode in fields, frogs bury their loved ones in the ocean, andgirls jump from cliffs and fall like flowers into the sea. Within all thesestories are warnings. Yearslater, when Hannah inexplicably cuts all ties and disappears, Janie embarks ona mission to find her sister and finally uncover the...read more