Books by Chang-rae Lee

ON SUCH A FULL SEA by Chang-rae Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Welcome and surprising proof that there's plenty of life in end-of-the-world storytelling."
A harrowing and fully imagined vision of dystopian America from Lee, who heretofore has worked in a more realist mode. Read full book review >
THE SURRENDERED by Chang-rae Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2010

"A major achievement, likely to be remembered as one of this year's best books."
The odyssey of a Korean War refugee becomes first the subject of, then a haunting overture to, the award-winning Korean-American author's fourth novel (Aloft, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >
ALOFT by Chang-rae Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2004

"Beautiful writing, richly drawn characters, and a powerful sense of life enduring in spite of all. A fine and very moving performance."
An introspective widower rises above his "habit/condition of disbelieving the Real"—in this generously ruminative third novel. Read full book review >
A GESTURE LIFE by Chang-rae Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 7, 1999

"Lee is a writer of exquisite intimacy and delicate disclosures—and in Hata, he's found the perfect means to explore these gifts."
From the author of the award-winning Native Speaker (1995), a remarkable portrait of a distinctively tragic, expansive man coming of age in America. Read full book review >
NATIVE SPEAKER by Chang-rae Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 1995

"A serious, masterful, and wholly innovative twist on first- generation-American fiction. (First printing of 30,000; first serial to Granta; Quality Paperback Book Club selection; author tour)"
In quiet, rich tones, Korean-American Henry Park, the narrator of this debut, speaks more clearly about his estranged wife than about his work. Read full book review >