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The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom
The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom
by Blaine Harden
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From the bestselling author of Escape from Camp 14, the murderous rise of North Korea's founding dictator and the fighter pilot who faked him out. In The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot, New York Times bestselling author Blaine Harden tells the... (read more)

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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
by Barbara Demick
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Secretive, mysterious, and almost certainly dangerous, North Korea is an object of endless fascination—and worry—for the rest of the world. The world’s most inaccessible nuclear power, it retains Gulag-style prison camps, completely... (read more)

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Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese Comfort Women
Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese Comfort Women
by Joshua D Pilzer
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In the wake of the Asia-Pacific War, Korean survivors of the "comfort women" system-those bound into sexual slavery for the Japanese military during the war-lived under great pressure not to speak about what had happened to them. Hearts of Pine brings us... (read more)

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A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power
A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power
by Paul Fischer
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Just when you thought the news about North Korea and the movies couldn't get any weirder, here comes Paul Fischer's spectacular account of the real-life kidnappings of South Korea's biggest film stars by the late Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Il. The central... (read more)

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Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
by Suki Kim
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A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign   Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North... (read more)

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Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
by Blaine Harden
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The heartwrenching New York Times bestseller about the only known person born inside a North Korean prison camp to have escaped. North Korea’s political prison camps have existed twice as long as Stalin’s Soviet gulags and twelve times as... (read more)

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The Real North Korea: Life and Politics in the Failed Stalinist Utopia
The Real North Korea: Life and Politics in the Failed Stalinist Utopia
by Andrei Lankov
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Andrei Lankov has gone where few outsiders have ever been. A native of the former Soviet Union, he lived as an exchange student in North Korea in the 1980s. He has studied it for his entire career, using his fluency in Korean and personal contacts to... (read more)

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The Koreansdings
The Koreansdings
by Michael Breen
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"Michael Breen illuminates through countless anecdotes and personal observations the weird and wonderful ways of Asia's most paradoxical, polarized country. Few Koreans, let alone foreigners, have a better understanding than Breen of how a people can be... (read more)

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Nuclear North Korea: A Debate on Engagement Strategies
Nuclear North Korea: A Debate on Engagement Strategies
by Victor D Cha
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Refuting inaccuracies and misconceptions spread by television and print media's portrayal of North Korea as an irrational regime, two scholars provide an intelligent discussion of the true nature of North Korean and the implications of the current... (read more)

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Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, & Modernity
Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, & Modernity
by Laurel Kendall
About the Author
Laurel Kendall is Curator of Asian Ethnographic Collections at the American Museum of Natural History. Her previous books include Shamans, Housewives, and Other Restless Spirits: Women in Korean Ritual Life (1985) and The Life and Hard Times of a Korean... (read more)

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Red Rogue: The Persistent Challenge of North Korea
Red Rogue: The Persistent Challenge of North Korea
by Bruce Bechtol
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Bechtol (international relations, US Marine Corps Command and Staff College) explores the key security issues concerning the United States, South Korea, and North Korea in the post-9/11 era, utilizing a standard US Department of Defense framework of... (read more)

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Comrades and Strangers: Behind the Closed Doors of North Korea
Comrades and Strangers: Behind the Closed Doors of North Korea
by Michael Harrold
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“… excellent book…”(British Association for Korean Studies, July 2004) "North Koreans are too often portrayed as hapless droids; Harrold peels back the last Iron Curtain to reveal their humanity." (Daily Telegraph, 13th November... (read more)

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The World Is Bigger Now: An American Journalist's Release from Captivity in North Korea . . . a Remarkable Story of Faith, Family, and Forgiven
The World Is Bigger Now: An American Journalist's Release from Captivity in North Korea . . . a Remarkable Story of Faith, Family, and Forgiven
by Euna Lee
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For the first time, Euna Lee—the young wife, mother, and film editor detained in North Korea—tells a harrowing, but ultimately inspiring, story of survival and faith in one of the most isolated parts of the world.   On March 17, 2009... (read more)

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Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee - A Look Inside North Korea
Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee - A Look Inside North Korea
by Jang Jin-sung
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THE STORY THEY COULDN'T HACK: In this rare insider’s view into contemporary North Korea, a high-ranking counterintelligence agent describes his life as a former poet laureate to Kim Jong-il and his breathtaking escape to freedom. “The General... (read more)

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Korea: The Impossible Country
Korea: The Impossible Country
by Daniel Tudor
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South Korea's amazing rise from the ashes: the inside story of an economic, political, and cultural phenomenon Long overshadowed by Japan and China, South Korea is a small country that happens to be one of the great national success stories of the... (read more)

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Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World's Most Repressive Country
Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World's Most Repressive Country
by Mike Kim
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The first of its kind, this book provides a unique inside look into the hidden world of ordinary North Koreans. Mike Kim, who worked with refugees on the Chinese border for four years, recounts their experiences of enduring famine, sex-trafficking, and... (read more)

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Korea: A Walk Through the Land of Miracles
Korea: A Walk Through the Land of Miracles
by Simon Winchester
About the Author
Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of The Men Who United The States, as well as the New York Times bestselling books The Professor and the Madman, Atlantic, Krakatoa, Crack in the Edge and more.... (read more)

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Korea's Twentieth-Century Odyssey: A Short History
Korea's Twentieth-Century Odyssey: A Short History
by Michael E Robinson
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From the late 19th century to yesterday's economic headlines, says Robinson (East Asian languages and cultures, Indiana U.), outsiders have been perplexed by Korea's responses to threats and opportunities. He argues that their bafflement is in direct... (read more)

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Korea Confronts Globalization
Korea Confronts Globalization
by Yun Shik Chang
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Korea Confronts Globalization looks at the way in which the phenomenon of globalization has impacted on Korean society in terms of national identity, corporate change, labour markets, democracy, tradition and social policy, and the implications for Korea'... (read more)

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The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History
The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History
by Don Oberdorfer
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Ever since Korea was first divided at the end of World War II, the tension between its northern and southern halves has riveted—and threatened to embroil—the rest of the world. In this landmark history, now thoroughly revised and updated in... (read more)

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