Books The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness by Kyung-sook Shin and Ha-Yun Jung Hardcover, 369 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $25.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Girl Who Wrote LonelinessAuthorKyung-sook Shin and Ha-Yun Jung Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Taking a sweatshop job in Seoul to support her family, a teenaged girl endures a life of extreme exploitation that contributes to Korea's economic rise in the 1970s. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Kyung-sook Shin Please Look After Mom Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Books 'Girl Who Wrote Loneliness' Tells An Almost-True Tale With Tenor Of A Ghost Story September 23, 2015 This autobiographical novel about a South Korean girl who moves from the countryside to the city in search of work and education blurs the line between fiction and reality.