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‘Pachinko’ author’s first book covers lives of Korean Americans Quite a few prominent books are available about China and Japan written in English and widely loved by global readers. For the former country, there are “The Good Earth” by Pearl Buck,...
Book-Review-Pachinko

Book Review: Pachinko

Lee Min-jin examines tragedy of Koreans in early 20th century After author Park Wan-suh passed away in 2011, people worried that they would not be able to read new novels with such vivid scenes involving Koreans of the early and...
Great love affair of the enlightenment era Science and math have been regarded as areas where men dominate. But history did not lack outstanding female scientists and mathematicians. For example, many people would talk about Marie Curie, Ada Lovelace, Cecilia Payne,...
A biography of the world’s most famous equation Asked if there was something that she wanted to know, American actress Cameron Diaz said in a press interview that she would like to know what E=mc² really means. After its announcement in...
David Buss’s book delves into human mating strategies Although they are the same species from the same planet, men and women are so different, which prompts some to say that the former came from Mars while the latter came from...
Bertrand Russell’s book highlights philosophical thinking Bertrand Russell was a versatile figure _ he was an outstanding philosopher, mathematician, historian, political activist, and social critic at the same time. Showing his prominence as a philosopher is a 1945 book, dubbed “The...
How each color gains meaning from people US anthropologist Clifford Geertz once noted that culture is “a web of meaning” that people create through symbolic interaction and “thick description.” We attach meaning to everything around us. We are simply cramming meaning...
New approach toward evolution and life When the human genome project was wrapped up midway through 2000, there were hope and hype that we would be able to achieve medical miracles of curing all diseases. Back then, former U.S. President Bill...
A classic volume about value investing Ask Warren Buffet, one of the great financial investors in the world, what book a newcomer in the stock market should read. Then, he will be sure to pick up this book, “The Intelligent...
Mystery behind Jim Simons’ successful quantitative investment Experts tend to talk about random walk theory and efficient market hypothesis to insist that technical analysis in the stock markets cannot be trusted. The former infers that the past movement of a stock...

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