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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick

Vastly compelling, and haunting. Remarkable testimonies and incredible account of not only the loss of 'songbun' among North Korean citizens, but for the country in whole. Shed much light on my understanding the fundamentals behind Confucius. Insightful, lucidly clear, and a jarring must read work.

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