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A rare glimpse of North Korea

In “Model City Pyongyang,” two architects give a visual tour of the capital city. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-04 23:24:33 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 28, 2018

This week: a thriller set in the underbelly of North Korea, plus the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago to publish 'gripping' debut The Incendiaries

Virago is publishing The Incendiaries by R O Kwon, a book about a couple, one of whom is drawn into a secretive cult tied to North Korea. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short stories smuggled out of North Korea given PEN Translation award

A story collection smuggled out of North Korea - and translated by Man Booker International Prize-winner Deborah Smith - has been selected to receive a PEN Translation award from English PEN. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Dangerous Calling: Kenneth Bae on Two Years As Prisoner in North Korea

The longest-held American prisoner of North Korea is revealing the details of his ordeal in a new book, ‘Not Forgotten.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality On-Sale Calendar: May 2016

Big books publishing in May include the latest by Billy Graham’s daughter, Ann Graham Lotz, a memoir by Grammy Award-winning rapper Lecrae, and the story behind one American’s seven-month imprisonment in North Korea. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short story collection smuggled out of North Korea sparks global interest

Dissident tales from pseudonymous author Bandi, still living in the country, are very rare fiction to emerge from the secretive dictatorshipA collection of short stories written under a pseudonym and smuggled out of North Korea is on its way to becoming an international literary sensation, with... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Could North Korea Join the International Publishers Association?

Questioned whether North Korea could join the International Publishers Association, IPA President Richard Charkin grinned and gave a simple answer. The post Could North Korea Join the International Publishers Association? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW runs freedom of expression tribute

US book trade publication Publishers Weekly is to run a special section next week as a tribute to freedom of expression following the terrorist attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in France, in which 12 people died. The magazine’s owner, George Slowik Jr, said it was jumping “fully into the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Science Fiction Bestows Freedom on North Korean Writers

Science fiction has a long tradition in North Korea and SF authors enjoy greater freedom to explore edgy subjects, such as crime and violence, than their counterparts. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North Korea book wins Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer Prize for fiction has been won by author Adam Johnson for his novel based in North Korea, The Orphan Master's Son. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rare North Korean Titles Excite London Book Fair

Books with first hand accounts of life in North Korea are rare, so John Sweeney's Zombie Nation and Jang Jin-Sung's Crossing the Border are generating unique buzz at the London Book Fair. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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24 Million Secondary Characters: a Q&A with Adam Johnson

The Tip Sheet asked the author of The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel of North Korea what kind of impact the death of “dear leader” Kim Jong-il will have on the nation’s oppressed citizenry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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