National Book Award Finalist of pachinko
Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko (2017) was a finalist for the National Book Award. A New York Times Bestseller, Pachinko was a Top 10 Books of the Year for The New York Times, the BBC, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle, the New York Public Library, and the Chicago Public Library. Pachinko was on over four dozen best books of the year lists, including NPR, PBS, CNN, Esquire, Amazon, The Boston Globe, BuzzFeed, Chicago Tribune, Publishers Weekly, and The Irish Times. Lee’s debut novel Free Food for Millionaires (2007) was a No. 1 Book Sense Pick, a New York Times Editor’s Choice, a Wall Street Journal Juggle Book Club selection, and a national bestseller.
Proceeds from this event benefit Friends of the Hennepin County Library.