Books Min Jin Lee Books by Min Jin Lee Min Jin Lee has written books about: Fiction Literary Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Min Jin Lee NPR The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017's Great Reads December 5, 2017 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 350 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews Culture Clash, Survival And Hope In 'Pachinko' February 7, 2017 Min Jin Lee's sprawling family epic spans decades and two clashing cultures — Korea and Japan. It's honest, unadorned writing that acknowledges horror but ultimately carries a message of hope. The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books 'Pachinko' Is A Family Saga Of Exile, Discrimination ... And Japanese Pinball February 6, 2017 The multibillion-dollar pinball industry is dominated by Korean Japanese, an immigrant community that has been ill-treated for generations. Author Min Jin Lee explores that history in a new novel. 'Pachinko' Is A Family Saga Of Exile, Discrimination ... And Japanese Pinball Listen · 5:01 5:01 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/513304628/513388195" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Critics' Lists: Summer '07 Late-Summer Reads to Squeeze In Before Fall August 8, 2007 Lots of you are taking late-summer vacations or devoting weekends to squeezing out the last bits of this lovely season, and we didn't want you do to do it bookless. Summer Books 2007: Excerpts Excerpt: 'Free Food for Millionaires' July 24, 2007 Keeping up with the Joneses isn't always easy — even if you are a fashion-conscious young woman with an Ivy-League degree, a strong sense of entitlement, and "an enviable golf handicap." Books Min Jin Lee Reads from 'Free Food for Millionaires' July 24, 2007 Keeping up with the Joneses isn't easy — even if you're a fashion-conscious young woman with an Ivy League degree, a strong sense of entitlement and an enviable golf handicap.