Margaret Juhae Lee

Margaret Juhae Lee, a former Nation assistant literary editor, is writing Starry Field: A Memoir of Lost History, a book about her family's recent discovery of her grandfather's revolutionary role in colonial Korea, where he protested Japanese rule.

Korea’s Fallout Korea’s Fallout

On the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary, the so-called forgotten war was finally remembered. With the Associated Press's Pulitzer Prize-winning "revelation" a year ago that h...

Dec 7, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Margaret Juhae Lee

Remains of the Day Remains of the Day

Every Wednesday since January 1992, an indefatigable group of halmonis (Korean for "grandmothers") in their 70s and 80s have led a rally in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seo...

Oct 7, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Margaret Juhae Lee