All Things Korean

A Listmania! list by J. Paterson (Honolulu, HI)
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Brother One Cell
1.  Brother One Cell by Cullen Thomas
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  "This is about an English teacher who gets imprisoned for drug charges in South Korea. It is amazing! I have been to the prison. It is not a place I would want to stay."
Used & New from: $1.66
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The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag
2.  The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag by Chʻŏr-hwan Kang
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  "The most amazing behind the scenes look at North Korean Gulags (Concentration Camps)."
$11.81   Used & New from: $5.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (235 customer reviews)

Free Food for Millionaires
3.  Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
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  "A wonderful book about Korean/Americans."
Used & New from: $1.60
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Who Ate Up All the Shinga?: An Autobiographical Novel (Weatherhead Books on Asia)
4.  Who Ate Up All the Shinga?: An Autobiographical Novel (Weatherhead Books on Asia) by Wan-sŏ Pak
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  "This book is used in nearly every Korean reading class. It is a must read in understanding Korea."
$24.70   Used & New from: $17.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Korea: A Walk Through the Land of Miracles
5.  Korea: A Walk Through the Land of Miracles by Simon Winchester
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  "WOW!!!"
$14.12   Used & New from: $0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Somewhere Inside
6.  Somewhere Inside by Laura Ling
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  "This is an amazing and modern look at foreigners (Americans) who became trapped in North Korea."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Reluctant Communist: My Desertion, Court-Martial, and Forty-Year Imprisonment in North Korea
7.  The Reluctant Communist: My Desertion, Court-Martial, and Forty-Year Imprisonment in North Korea by Charles Robert Jenkins
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  "This is very eye-opening."
$26.95   Used & New from: $4.23
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Jia: A Novel of North Korea
8.  Jia: A Novel of North Korea by Hyejin Kim
$15.26   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History (Updated)
9.  Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History (Updated) by Bruce Cumings
$11.91   Used & New from: $1.80
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Korea: As Seen by Magnum Photographers
10.  Korea: As Seen by Magnum Photographers by Magnum
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  "This is the most beautiful coffee table book ever! I love the photos! They make me miss my home in Korea."
$61.32   Used & New from: $38.86
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty
11.  Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty by Bradley K. Martin
$16.30   Used & New from: $1.24
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)

This is Paradise!: My North Korean Childhood
12.  This is Paradise!: My North Korean Childhood by Hyŏk Kang
$11.35   Used & New from: $3.33
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
13.  Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick
$9.04   Used & New from: $2.77
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