MBC’s “Listening To Books” WIll Make You Want To Read Books Alongside Your Idols
Listening to Books will feature some of your favorite K-pop stars reading a wide range of genres
K-Pop fans, have you ever wanted to squeeze in time to read a new book within your busy schedule while fangirling over your favorite idol? If your answer is yes, MBC’s newest radio show is one you should definitely look out for.
This month, MBC will be launching Listening to Books (literal title). The radio show, which is produced in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, and the Korea Publishing and Culture Industry Promotion Agency, hopes to promote reading towards more people from all walks of life.
To achieve this, the radio show will be introducing more than a hundred titles during its run. “Listening to Books” will be featuring works by classic literary authors, contemporary writers who post their works online, and practical guides to life. Each episode will be half an hour long.
Their wide selection of books will be read by celebrities, who are invited over to read books to their listeners. Some of the artists that will be featured on the radio show are Bae Chul Soo, Park Hye Jin, Jung Ji Young, Ong Seong Wu, AOA’s Seolhyun, Red Velvet’s Wendy, Paul Kim, and many more.
Listening to Books will be premiering on October 5, and will be broadcast on Saturdays and Sundays at 9:25 PM KST.
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