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May 13,2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 | Permalink

The punishment for rebellion in North Korea is death, but sometimes just trying to live in North Korea is worse than that punishment.  Our June selection, The Orphan Master's Sonby Adam Johnson, tells the story of two North Korean men who rebel against the country's hateful and tyrannical government. 

Although fiction, the book gives a glimpse into this oppressed country, while relating the story of the two main characters and their familiies.  Johnson won The Pulitzer Prize for this towering work of fiction.

I think you will enjoy reading the book, and it will certainly encourage more research and discussion about a country cloaked in mystery.

Please join us on Tuesday, June 10, for our evening of converation in The Community Room at Capital Public Radio.

As always, thanks for reading.

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