Aneesa Abbas Higgins
2021 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER FOR TRANSLATED LITERATUREAs if Marguerite Duras wrote Convenience Store Woman—a beautiful, unexpected novel from a debut French Korean author
It's winter in Sokcho, a tourist town on the border between South and North Korea. The cold slows everything down. Bodies are red and raw, the fish turn venomous, beyond the beach guns point out from the North's watchtowers. A young French Korean woman works...