Asian-American pop history, sequels to K-pop Confidential and Jessica Jung’s Shine: five K-pop books to look out for

As popular as K-pop is nowadays, precious few books in English have been written about the industry and its stars.The past few years have seen an increase in English-language novels and non-fiction books about the Korean music scene, however, and there will some notable additions to the shelves of K-pop books in the next six months or so, including two releases in September.1. Zero O’Clock by C.J. Farley (September 7)For fiction with a sense of realism, this is a coming-of-age young adult book…

Asian-American pop history, sequels to K-pop Confidential and Jessica Jung’s Shine: five K-pop books to look out for
As popular as K-pop is nowadays, precious few books in English have been written about the industry and its stars.The past few years have seen an increase in English-language novels and non-fiction books about the Korean music scene, however, and there will some notable additions to the shelves of K-pop books in the next six months or so, including two releases in September.1. Zero O’Clock by C.J. Farley (September 7)For fiction with a sense of realism, this is a coming-of-age young adult book…