Korea

Books set in Korea.

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Please Look After Mom
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
The Orphan Master's Son
The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag
The Calligrapher's Daughter
A Single Shard
Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea
The Vegetarian
Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History
When My Name Was Keoko
Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty
Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
Your Republic Is Calling You
Korea: The Impossible Country
Nothing to Envy by Barbara DemickEscape from Camp 14 by Blaine HardenThe Aquariums of Pyongyang by Kang Chol-HwanThe Orphan Master's Son by Adam JohnsonPyongyang by Guy Delisle
Books on North Korea
85 books — 379 voters
American Psycho by Bret Easton EllisChinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen MahBalzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai SijieThe Danish Girl by David EbershoffA Hundred Years A-Growing by Gillian Finan
Where are you from?
49 books — 7 voters

Wheels Up by Steve  TaylorMiG Master by Barrett TillmanWar in a Stringbag by Charles LambMasters of the Air by Donald L. MillerRed Eagles by Steve Davies
Nonfiction Military Aviation
49 books — 23 voters

Korea 151 by Dennis KubekKorea by Du-Yul SongKleine Geschichte Koreas by Marion EggertE-Mail aus Korea  by Ilona MöschterDas Korea-Kochbuch by Sunkyoung Jung
Bücher Über/Aus Korea In Deutsch
26 books — 2 voters
Ghost Wars by Steve CollDiplomacy by Henry KissingerThe Cold War by John Lewis GaddisThe Looming Tower by Lawrence WrightLegacy of Ashes by Tim Weiner
American Foreign Policy
273 books — 183 voters



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Chang-rae Lee The Surrendered
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Christopher Hitchens
Even in former days, Korea was known as the 'hermit kingdom' for its stubborn resistance to outsiders. And if you wanted to create a totally isolated and hermetic society, northern Korea in the years after the 1953 'armistice' would have been the place to start. It was bounded on two sides by the sea, and to the south by the impregnable and uncrossable DMZ, which divided it from South Korea. Its northern frontier consisted of a long stretch of China and a short stretch of Siberia; in other words ...more
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