Author of ‘Crying In H Mart’ finds comfort at Korean grocery chain after her mother’s death

Michelle Zauner is the latest guest on Rachel Belle’s “Your Last Meal” podcast.

Michelle Zauner, the musician behind Japanese Breakfast, just released a best-selling memoir called Crying in H Mart. The book is about her relationship with her mother, who died of cancer when Zauner was 25 years old, and how she found solace in the aisles of H Mart.

“H Mart is a Korean grocery chain. It just became a real refuge for me, a really enjoyable place to get my groceries and spark a lot of forgotten memories I had of my childhood and my mom,” Zauner said. “I cry

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