#North Korea

8 North Korean Defector and Captivity Stories That Will Break Your Heart

These North Korean defector stories, as told by the brave individuals who escaped captivity, will open your eyes and leave you speechless.

An Education on North Korea Through Books

One reader talks about getting educated on the culture and politics of North Korea through books.

Beyond the Headlines: Books on Health Care, North Korea, and Populism

Need more information than you can get from the news? Three books that will give you background on some of the most pressing issues of the day.

Escaping Starvation: A Reading List of North Korean Defectors

Recommended reading from people who have escaped North Korea.

Becoming Fascinated With a Mysterious State: A North Korea Reading List

The history, culture, and everyday life of North Korea: a few book recommendations.

Western Literature on North Korea’s New Tablet