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Sung J. Woo

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Sung J. Woo's short stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, PEN/Guernica, and KoreAm Journal. He has written two novels, Love Love (2015) and Everything Asian (2009), which won the 2010 Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Literature Award (Youth category). In 2014, Everything Asian was chosen for Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township. A graduate of Cornell University with an MFA from New York University, he lives in Washington, New Jersey.

Average rating: 3.38 · 415 ratings · 86 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Everything Asian

3.35 avg rating — 293 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Love Love: A Novel

3.47 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Paris, at Night

3.31 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2009
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Love Love by Sung J. Woo
"Sung J. Woo's second (and long awaited) novel, LOVE LOVE, had me from page one. Families - can't live with them or without them...and you'll keep turning the pages as Woo's writing draws you in to the Lee Family and the (sometimes shocking) truths..." Read more of this review »
Love Love by Sung J. Woo
"I absolutely loved this novel. It's the story of two adult siblings whose lives are a mess. Judy is divorced, broke, and completely rudderless. Kevin, a 40 year old former professional tennis player, has decided to donate a kidney to their ailing..." Read more of this review »
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"I'd rate this somewhere between 4 and 4.5 stars. Maybe 4.25?

Sometimes you read a book you know very little about, and it utterly surprises you. That was the case with Sung J. Woo's Love Love , a moving, thought-provoking, endearing, and slightly..." Read more of this review »
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