The War Memorial Library in Hudson is a non-profit registered charity providing a subscription library of printed and digital materials, primarily in the English language, to the residents of Hudson, Quebec and surrounding communities.Operated by volunteers, the Library is self-financing through membership fees, donations and fund raising activities. The Library in turn donates, to local charities, funds in excess of its own needs.The building and the Library serve as a memorial to those in Hudson who served in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Write Stuff - Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee attended Yale College, and worked as a lawyer in New York City for several years, prior to writing full time. The library has just acquired her second novel Pachinko. It's a saga about four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family fighting to control their destiny in 20th century Japan. The novel took Lee four years to write.
Pachinko was a finalist for The National Book Award for Fiction, and appeared in the top ten books of 2017 for the BBC, CBC and San Francisco Chronicle amongst others. It was also a New York Times bestseller. Lee lives in New York with her family. To visit her online click here.

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