Paul Yoon: 'The Mountain'

THU, AUG 17, 2017 (00:00)

Paul Yoon, Briggs-Copeland Lecturer at Harvard University and author of Once the Shore and Snow Hunters reads from his latest book, The Mountain: Stories. In The Mountain, Paul Yoon displays his subtle, ethereal, and strikingly observant style with six thematically linked stories, taking place across several continents and time periods and populated with characters who are connected by their traumatic pasts, newly vagrant lives, and quests for solace in their futures. Photo Credit: Bundesarchiv/Wikimedia

+ BIO: Paul Yoon

Paul Yoon was born in New York City. His first book, _Once the Shore_, was selected as a New York Times Notable Book and a Best Debut of the Year by National Public Radio. His novel _Snow Hunters_ won the 2014 Young Lions Fiction Award. His new collection, _The Mountain_, will appear in August. A recipient of a 5 under 35 Award from the National Book Foundation and a fellowship from the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, he is currently a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer at Harvard University along with his wife, the fiction writer Laura van den Berg. Photo: Harvard Book Store

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