I'm Still Too Far From Becoming An Adult
Words and Illustrations by Se Hyoung Kang
Translated by Ma. Kristina Carla Rico and Kyung-min Bae
Published: 2010 (original), 2023 (English version)
336 pages | 500 grams | 6 by 7.5 inches
Does the concept of adulthood scare you? Have you ever looked around and felt like everyone else knows exactly what they're doing with their lives, while you're still trying to figure things out? If so, this book is perfect for you. I'm Still Too Far From Becoming An Adult is a moving collection of stories that explores the highs and lows of growing up, written and illustrated by acclaimed South Korean radio writer Se Hyoung Kang.
Originally shared on the radio, these stories are now available in this heartwarming book. Each page offers a different glimpse into the complexities of youth and adulthood, inviting readers to reflect on their own experiences and find comfort in the knowledge that we're all figuring things out as we go.
This book is not just a collection of stories; it's a lifeline for anyone who's ever felt lost or uncertain about their path. As the author writes, Whether we're nineteen, twenty-nine, or thirty-nine, perhaps we're all living our youth at all times. Join her on this journey and discover the beauty and complexity of what it means to be an adult.
📻 Divided into three chapters - On the Road, Youth, A Slice of Memory, and One Day. This book highlights stories that will resonate with readers of all ages.
📻 Filled with relatable and insightful recollections of youth and adulthood. These stories are brought to life through the narration of various Korean artists and icons such as Kim Dong Ryul, You Hee-yeol, Lee Hyori, Uhm Jung-hwa, and many more!
📻 Translated into Vietnamese
📻 Read and recommend by some of South Korea’s most popular idols like V of BTS, Jiyeon of T-ara and Minhyun of Nu’est!
“Just as how nature brings us spring whenever winter ends, life also brings us a comfortable happy spring when difficult times pass.”