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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 JohnsonThe Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee
Books on North Korea
105 books — 492 voters

Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich HarrerReading Lolita in Tehran by Azar NafisiA Capitalist in North Korea by Felix AbtIn Xanadu by William DalrympleChina by Tom  Carter
Adventure Travel & Exploration In Asia
306 books — 136 voters
Black Hawk Down by Mark BowdenMy War Gone By, I Miss It So by Anthony LoydA Capitalist in North Korea by Felix AbtWar by Sebastian JungerThe Quiet American by Graham Greene
Conflict-Zone Journalism
180 books — 111 voters

Rainbirds by Clarissa GoenawanMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenA Capitalist in North Korea by Felix AbtUnsavory Elements by Tom  CarterWhen My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue Park
Eastern Asian Themed Books
80 books — 67 voters

A Spy Among Friends by Ben MacintyreThe Triumph of Improvisation by James Graham WilsonIron Curtain by Anne ApplebaumStasiland by Anna FunderThe Billion Dollar Spy by David E. Hoffman
The Cold War (nonfiction)
295 books — 63 voters
The Coldest Winter by David HalberstamThe Korean War by Max HastingsFrozen Chosin by Edwin Howard SimmonsThis Kind of War by T.R. FehrenbachThe Forgotten War by Clay Blair Jr.
Korean War
119 books — 52 voters

A-Ma Alchemy of Love by Nataša Nuit PantovićThe Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonThe Girl with No Face by M.H. BorosonThe Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonRebellion Book I by Grea Alexander
Best Asian Protagonist
147 books — 21 voters
A Single Shard by Linda Sue ParkWhen My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue ParkYear of Impossible Goodbyes by Sook Nyul ChoiI Escaped North Korea by Ellie CroweThe Long Season of Rain by Helen  Kim
Korea in YA & Middle Grade Fiction
20 books — 19 voters

Neuromancer by William GibsonCryptonomicon by Neal StephensonThe Diamond Age by Neal StephensonThe Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley RobinsonThe Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin
SF & F Atlas - Asia
60 books — 13 voters
Pachinko by Min Jin LeeThe Island of Sea Women by Lisa SeeWhen My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue ParkWhite Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn BrachtI Escaped North Korea by Ellie Crowe
Historical Fiction - Korea
20 books — 11 voters

I Escaped North Korea by Ellie CroweStar of the North by D.B. JohnEscape from Camp 14 by Blaine HardenNothing to Envy by Barbara DemickDear Leader by Jang Jin-sung
Books about escapes from North Korea
13 books — 9 voters
Birdsong by Sebastian FaulksGeneva Conventions by Gary D. SolisGenerals Die in Bed by Charles Yale HarrisonA Night Divided by Jennifer A. NielsenThe Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon
All wired up
22 books — 2 voters

The Korean War by Bruce CumingsThe Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot by Blaine HardenOn Desperate Ground by Hampton SidesA Christmas Far from Home by Stanley WeintraubThe General vs. the President by H.W. Brands
The Korean War (nonfiction)
91 books — 2 voters
Fracking by Kathryn HulickThe War on Poverty by Carolee LaineThe Syrian Conflict by Michael CapekThe Rising Cost of Education by Emily Rose OachsThe Gender Wage Gap by Melissa Higgins
Special Reports series
24 books — 1 voter

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