Individual Author Record
Name: Catherine ChungPen Name: Genre: Fiction Audience: Adult; Born: Evanston, Illinois
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Illinois ConnectionChung was born in Evanston and graduated from the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationCatherine Chung has been a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, a Granta New Voice, and a Director's Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. She has a degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago, and worked at a think tank in Santa Monica before receiving her MFA from Cornell University. She has published work in The New York Times and Granta, and is a fiction editor at Guernica Magazine. She lives in New York City.
-- Best Book of 2012 - San Francisco Chronicle, Booklist, and Bookpage, Forgotten Country
-- Starred Reviews - Publishers Weekly, Kirkus and Booklist , Forgotten Country
-- Honorable Mention - PEN/Hemingway Award , Forgotten Country
-- Starred Review - Publishers Weekly and Kirkus , The Tenth Muse
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Selected Titles At Your Library
ISBN: 9781594486524. OCLC Number: 845516972 Riverhead Books. . Learning on the night of her sister's birth that a daughter has been lost in every generation of her Korean family, Janie assumes a protective role over her sister while learning more cautionary stories from her optimistic father and mythology-minded mother.
The Tenth Muse
ISBN: 9780062574060. OCLC Number: 1104210710 Ecco. . Determined to conquer the Riemann hypothesis despite cultural discrimination against women intellectuals, a genius mathematician uncovers a mysterious theorem's unexpected World War II link to her family.