Why It Took Me So Long to Finish “Crying in H Mart”

A red book cover with the words “Crying In” across the top of the cover in black and “H Mart” in black near the bottom directly above the author’s name “Michelle Zauner” in white. In between “Crying In” and “H Mart” is two groups of noodles held up by black chopsticks on either side of the book, with a section of noodles trailing between the two, creating a vague H shape. In between the two chopsticks in white says “New York Best Seller” and below that above the trailing noodles is “A Memoir”.
Photo by the author of her copy of Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner.

I’ve had Crying in H-Mart recommended to me numerous times for obvious reasons. It’s a New York Times Best Seller and absolutely deserves it.

But I knew it would be a tough read. It’s Michelle Zauner’s memoir “about growing up Korean American

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Sarah Marie

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