Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Ramen of Destiny – Flower Boy Ramen Shop, Part 2

Before we look at the storyline of the novel that is our focus for the current series, Minyeong Lee’s Flower Boy Ramen Shop (이민영의 “꽃미남 라면가게”), here is the TV series version of the book [mild language warning]: I’m … Continue reading

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The Historical Roots of the “Flower Boys” – Flower Boy Ramen Shop

The next book we are going to discuss is Minyeong Lee’s romantic comedy Flower Boy Ramen Shop (이민영의 “꽃미남 라면가게”) from South Korea. The book is available in the original Korean here, and I am not aware of any English … Continue reading

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2014 Extensive Reading Introduction

Part of the plan for 2014 on this blog will be to look more closely at books in their native Korean, Chinese and Japanese as a resource for intermediate to advanced foreign language students as well as teachers of these … Continue reading

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