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Banned Book Club

Teaching about East Asia through Graphic Novels

Banned Book Club. Written by Kim Hun Sook and Ryan Estrada. Illustrated by Ko Hyung-Ju.

It's 1983 during South Korea's Fifth Republic, a military regime that has entrenched its power through censorship. Hyun Sook shares her dramatic true story of political strife, fear-mongering, the death of democratic institutions, and the relentless rebellion of reading.