Much has been written lately about life in North Korea, but if you only want to read one book, read this one.
“Filled with details about life within an idiosyncratic and dangerous regime, this memoir reflects the hardships many North Korean women have endured — loss of a child, starvation, imprisonment, trafficking — but it is Lucia Jang’s extraordinary will to live and to protect her family that drives her past every obstacle in a stunning demonstration of love and courage.”
Best. Book. Ever. Keep the box (or two) of Kleenex near by. (Submitted by Monika)