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Related category: World - Asia

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book North Korea Journal by Michael Palin
    North Korea Journal - by Michael Palin

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786331908 | ISBN 10: 178633190x

    A glimpse of life inside the world’s most secretive country, as told by Britain’s best-loved travel writer.  In May 2018, former Monty Python stalwart and intrepid globetrotter Michael Palin spent two weeks in the notoriously secretive De ... more

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  • Cover image of book Talking to North Korea: Ending the Nuclear Standoff by Glyn Ford
    Talking to North Korea: Ending the Nuclear Standoff - by Glyn Ford

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780745337852 | ISBN 10: 0745337856

    North Korea's regime is often called 'crazy'. But what if we tried to understand the motivations of its leadership? This provocative insider account challenges the media myths which paint North Korea as a rogue state run by a mad leader, myths which ... more

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  • Cover image of book Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
    Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea - by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781419723810 | ISBN 10: 1419723812

    Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself.  To survive, Sungju cre ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl
    In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom - by Yeonmi Park

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241973035 | ISBN 10: 0241973031

    'I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.'   Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew ... more

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  • Cover image of book North Korea: State of Paranoia by Paul French
    North Korea: State of Paranoia - by Paul French

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783605736 | ISBN 10: 1783605731

    North Korea continues to make headlines, arousing curiosity and fear in equal measure. The worlds most secretive nuclear power, it still has Gulag-style prison camps, allows no access to the Internet and bans its people from talking to foreigners wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Without You, There is No Us: My Secret Life Teaching the Sons of North Korea
    Without You, There is No Us: My Secret Life Teaching the Sons of North Korea's Elite - by Suki Kim

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846044830 | ISBN 10: 1846044839

    It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for an entire year, except for the all-male Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. This is where Suki Kim has accepted a job teaching English. Over the next six months she w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Escape from Camp 14: One Man
    Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West - by Blaine Harden

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780330519540 | ISBN 10: 0330519549

    Introducing the incredible story of Shin Dong-hyuk - the only person born in a North Korean gulag ever to escape...  Twenty-seven years ago, Shin Dong-hyuk was born inside Camp 14, one of five sprawling political prisons in the mountains of N ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing to Envy: Real Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick
    Nothing to Envy: Real Lives in North Korea - by Barbara Demick

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847081414 | ISBN 10: 184708141x

    Nothing to Envy weaves together the stories of adversity and resilience of six residents of Chongin, North Korea's third largest city. Two lovers, who dated secretly for a decade, feared to criticise the regime to each other. A loyal factory wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea by Guy Delisle
    Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea - by Guy Delisle

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780224079907 | ISBN 10: 0224079905

    Famously referred to as an 'Axis-of-Evil' country, North Korea remains one of the most secretive and mysterious nations in the world today. A series of manmade and natural catastrophes have also left it one of the poorest.  When the fortress-lik ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag by Kang Chol-hwan and Pierre Rigoulot
    The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag - by Kang Chol-hwan and Pierre Rigoulot

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843544999 | ISBN 10: 1843544997

    Kang Chol-hwan is the first person to escape successfully from the gulags of North Korea and tell the story of his imprisonment. In collaboration with Pierre Rigoulot, Kang exposes the appalling truth about life in the camp: the forced labour, the pu ... more

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  • Cover image of book North Korea: The Struggle Against American Power by Tim Beal
    North Korea: The Struggle Against American Power - by Tim Beal

    £26.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780745320137 | ISBN 10: 0745320139

    George W. Bush's infamous remark about the 'Axis of Evil' brought North Korea back dramatically into the international spotlight. During the late 1990s relations between North Korea and the US and its allies were on the mend. However, the election o ... more

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  • Cover image of book North Korea, South Korea: U.S. Policies at a Time of Crisis by John Feffer
    North Korea, South Korea: U.S. Policies at a Time of Crisis - by John Feffer

    £6.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781583226032 | ISBN 10: 1583226036

    "Northeast Asia is the world's most dynamic economy, with rapidly developing industry, high technology, rich resources, and half the world's foreign exchange reserves. South Korea's social and political achievements are no less remarkable than its sp ... more

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