Forgotten Country
  • An Indie Next Pick, an O Magazine Must Read, and a Publishers Weekly Pick
In her gorgeous debut, Chung offers a heartbreaking story about sisters, family, and keeping traditions alive.

People Magazine

...Poetically crafted, shimmering with hard-won emotion, and wholly absorbing. A superb performance.

Chang-rae Lee

[An]… unflinchingly honest examination of grief, anger, familial obligation, and love…

The New Yorker

Weaving Korean folklore and history within a modern narrative of immigration and identity, Catherine Chung delivers a fierce exploration of the inevitability of loss and the conflict between loyalty and freedom. Forgotten Country marks the debut of a graceful, astonishing new voice in fiction, one with a quiet ferocity that will break your heart.