BTS RM's fiction Book Recommendations 2022



Namjoon is a huge fan of Haruki Murakami, in his reding list there is many book by Murakami as Kafka on the shore, Killing Comendatore and  Norweigian Wood.

Kim Ji Young 1982 by Cho Nam-joo

It's a Korean book which is translated by Jamie Chang.

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Me Before You is a romance novel written by Jojo Moyes, published on 5 January 2012 in the United Kingdom.  

Demian by Hermann Hess

This book has inspiration for their music video "Blood, Sweat & Tears". If you read this book you would know many scenes of this MV inspired by this book.

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being by Milan Kudera 

The novel pivots on Tomas, a surgeon and serial adulterer who embraces “lightness.” 

The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

The novel details two days in the life of 16-year-old Holdenf Caulfield after he has been expelled from prep school. 

Please Look After Mom by Kyung-sook Shin

Please Look After Mom is at once an authentic picture of contemporary life in Korea and a universal story of family love.

kitchen By Banana Yoshimoto

It’s a novel written by Japanese author Banana Yoshimoto (1988) and translated into English by Megan Backus in 1993.

Almond by Won-pyung Sohn

This story is, in short, about a monster meeting another monster. One of the monsters is me.