[NEWS] Lee Hyori to meet with fans to discuss new book

Singer Lee Hyori will hold a book launch event on June 18 to marks the release of her first memoir-style book “Closer.”

The event will take place at Welcome Theater in Jangchung-dong in central Seoul and some lucky 120 fans will be selected to meet with the star.

The book which will be sold from May 25 and contains the everyday life of Lee and her beloved pooch Soonshim whom Lee adopted from an animal shelter. The theme of the book is based on animal rights and animal shelters as well as Lee’s sentiments toward wearing animal fur.

“At the book launch, Lee as a writer will get the chance to talk about her work to the readers. She’s a renowned animals’ rights activist and by writing this book, she hopes to bridge the gap between society and animals,” said a spokesperson from Interpark.com, one of the online retailers selling the book.

By Carla Sunwoo
Source: JoongAng Daily