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Orphan Master's Son
Orphan Master's Son | Adam Johnson
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, "The Orphan Master s Son"follows a young man s journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world s most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea. NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE WINNER LONGLISTED FOR THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION S ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER OF THE CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "The New Yorker The Washington Post "Stephen King, "Entertainment Weekly The Wall Street Journal Los Angeles Times San Francisco Chronicle Financial Times Newsweek"/The Daily Beast" The Plain Dealer St. Louis Post-Dispatch Milwaukee Journal Sentinel " Scott Turow, "The Millions "Slate Salon "BookPage "Shelf Awareness The single best work of fiction published [this year] . . . The book s cunning, flair and pathos are testaments to the still-formidable power of the written word. "The Wall Street Journal" Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother a singer stolen to Pyongyang and an influential father who runs Long Tomorrows, a work camp for orphans. There the boy is given his first taste of power, picking which orphans eat first and which will be lent out for manual labor. Recognized for his loyalty and keen instincts, Jun Do comes to the attention of superiors in the state, rises in the ranks, and starts on a road from which there will be no return. Considering himself a humble citizen of the greatest nation in the world, Jun Do becomes a professional kidnapper who must navigate the shifting rules, arbitrary violence, and baffling demands of his Korean overlords in order to stay alive. Driven to the absolute limit of what any human being could endure, he boldly takes on the treacherous role of rival to Kim Jong Il in an attempt to save the woman he loves, Sun Moon, a legendary actress so pure, she didn t know what starving people looked like. Part breathless thriller, part story of innocence lost, part story of romantic love, "The Orphan Master s Son" is also a riveting portrait of a world heretofore hidden from view: a North Korea rife with hunger, corruption, and casual cruelty but also camaraderie, stolen moments of beauty, and love. A towering literary achievement, "The Orphan Master s Son" ushers Adam Johnson into the small group of today s greatest writers. Praise for "The Orphan Master" "s Son" An exquisitely crafted novel that carries the reader on an adventuresome journey into the depths of totalitarian North Korea and into the most intimate spaces of the human heart. Pulitzer Prize citation Mr. Johnson has written a daring and remarkable novel, a novel that not only opens a frightening window on the mysterious kingdom of North Korea, but one that also excavates the very meaning of love and sacrifice. Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times" Rich with a sense of discovery . . ."The Orphan Master s Son" has an early lead on novel of [the year]. The Daily Beast This is a novel worth getting excited about. "The Washington Post" [A] ripping piece of fiction that is also an astute commentary on the nature of freedom, sacrifice, and glory. "Elle""
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Bry
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This one took me a while to read and was somewhat confusing with the mixed-up chronology but I really liked how everything came together in the end. It‘s impressive how the author was able to make me start questioning whose “stories” were true, which is what the characters were also dealing with themselves. It‘s a terrifying look at life in North Korea and makes you think about propaganda, media and truth.

VioletBramble This is a great book. So well written. So powerful. I still think about it whenever North Korea is mentioned. 1mo
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sarahjane1077
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Just started this one tonight and cannot put it down! A good 2nd and Charles find from today!

Megabooks So good! 3mo
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Smrloomis
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Thanks for posting this @thegirlwiththelibrarybag since I would have never seen it otherwise. I‘m surprised I‘ve actually read 10 of these. Most I‘ve never heard of so I guess I could always add those to my ever-expanding TBR. 🤷🏻‍♀️ The tagged book is one I LOVED SO MUCH and can‘t get anyone else I know to read including my own family 😆 https://www.listchallenges.com/pulitzer-prize-novels/list/3

AKinderman I took it and read 12, how fun!
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Smrloomis @AKinderman 👍🏽 I love those kind of things 😁 5mo
thegirlwiththelibrarybag I love lists (especially book ones) so I‘m a bit sad that I got zero. Haven‘t heard of the majority 😅 5mo
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Smrloomis @thegirlwiththelibrarybag I also had only heard of the more recent ones. I love book prizes so I was surprised that I didn‘t know more of them! 🤷🏻‍♀️ 5mo
Blaire I have recommended the orphan master‘s son to so many people as well. One of the best books I‘ve read in probably the last 10 years. 5mo
Blaire I‘ve read 32 of these books. Not too bad. 5mo
Smrloomis @Blaire has anyone followed your advice? Once I say North Korea and orphan, most people are like hmm, well, that doesn‘t sound bleak at all. 5mo
Blaire @Smrloomis nope. like you I got the “sounds too heavy” reaction. But I still push it, it had such an impact on me, and the research he did to write is incredible. 5mo
Smrloomis @Blaire Agreed! Maybe some fellow #Littens will at least take our excellent advice! 5mo
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This is the one thing that I find disappointing about Litsy is the limited space for comments. There is so much to be said about this book. Bleak! A look into North Korean Society thru the eyes of a common North Korean turned national hero. If George Orwell predicted anything in “1984” it was North Korea. I have a much lengthier review on Good Reads.

Reggie Cheat like the rest of us do sometimes and put a finger pointing down 👇🏼 emoji at the end and continue in the comments. 5mo
Tkgbjenn1 👍🏼good idea 5mo
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WOW.. what a fantastic book! Johnson‘s characters convey tremendous ranges of emotion. His “hero‘s journey” takes us through a fully fleshed out North Korea, giving us a profound understanding of the toll of totalitarianism, and the human will to exist. The book is part thriller, part mystery, a page turner and a book worth discussing. What else do you need? 5/5 Loved it!

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I read many reviews of this book as I started it and they were very polarized. My opinion, I loved it but it took a long time getting there. 443 pages may not seem long but there was a lot packed into those pages, a lot to handle and halfway in I wasn't even sure I'd finish. But a few chapters into part two I could barely put it down. I could write an essay on this book but I'm running out of characters. The Pulitzer was well deserved.

DrexEdit I loved this book too. Great read. Will have to re-read someday. 1y
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Any time is reading time. Especially getting to work 20 minutes early and hiding outside with a cup of coffee and a cigarette, stealing 15 minutes of peace and quiet.

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kristincatastrophic
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Since my kids are leaving for vacation without me tomorrow I'll have plenty of time for a more serious book next. But do I actually start this undertaking tonight or wait for daylight. Decisions, decisions.
Sleep is for the week, starting it now.

redfeatherreader 1. Cute bookmark 😍 2. Good book 😁 1y
kristincatastrophic @redfeatherreader thanks, I love my bookmark 1y
kristincatastrophic @redfeatherreader As far as the book, I heard a lot of mixed feedback but I'm about 70 pages in and so far I'm liking it. 1y
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Weekend goals! Author Adam Johnson is appearing at the 2018 Honolulu Book & Music Festival on Sunday. I'm listening to the audiobook in the car and reading a few pages of the library book at night. Both "reading" methods are great for this title, it's hard to recommend one over the other.

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JennaRoot
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This has been on my list for ages! #nextup

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Smrloomis
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Kindle deal 🎉 I loved this one. Set in North Korea (although by an American author, not a Korean one). Get it while it‘s cheap.

Megabooks It‘s a great book! 1y
Smrloomis @Booksandcooks I thought so! 1y
RaimeyGallant Good to know! 1y
Blaire This book is incredible!! 1y
Smrloomis @RaimeyGallant 👍🏽 @Blaire could not agree more 😄 1y
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Everyone seems to rave about this one, but I confess I found it a bit of a slog. Perhaps it's that the satire on a totalitarian state seemed slightly pointless, or the fact that none of the characters really came to life. Bits of it were quite amusing but I was glad to reach the end.

OwenBanner Maybe it was better as an audiobook. 2y
Minervasbutler @OwenBanner Maybe so. I didn't hate it, he's clearly a very good writer and he set out to try and do something a bit different. Just didn't really grab me as much as it did other people. 2y
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Excited for my book club tonight to discuss The Orphan Masters Son ,should be a good one!🤓📖

AmyG What an amazing book. I read this for book club too. 2y
Areader2 @AmyG it was a great discussion,and honestly I needed to talk about it! 2y
MrsSpencer @Areader2 I love it!! 2y
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Areader2

I am listening to this book on audio on the #libbyapp.Such a story of survival in your own country,an everyday challenge. To have no identity of your own or your families, it‘s just appalling to me.But wow,I am listening and the writing is so beautiful,that under all the terrible things you feel something,you see beauty that isn‘t really there,you have to get drawn into the magical realism in order to continue with this resilient man.

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Holy loudspeakers! This was intense. The remarkable biography of Jun Do, a young North Korean orphan, and the confessions of the powerful Commander Ga. Dramatic tales from the Workers Paradise that we know so little about...

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Based on an amalgamation of North Korean refugees interviewed by the author, protagonist Pak Jun Do leads the reader through an odyssey of diverse and harrowing life experiences. While the book can at times be difficult to due to an ambitious plot and dark subject matter, I thought it was a very interesting (albeit heartbreaking) look into a hidden world. #theorphanmastersson #NorthKorea #PulitzerPrize #epic #thriller

DebbieGrillo Those socks 😍 2y
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“Finally, a solitary figure stood at the end of the pier. When they saw the red of a cigarette, they knew it was a man.”

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NCNY
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@Alicia I received your package today. Thank you! This book has been on my TBR for a long time.

I sent something out to you earlier this week but it won't get to you until after Christmas. Sorry it'll be late. I hope you and your family enjoy the holidays!

(Here's the tracking number since I know your packages sometimes disappear. 1z8w1f320376814512 UPS)

Alicia Thank you!! @NCNY ❤️💞❤️💞🎁 you rock! I‘m so glad you like it! 2y
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New purchase. So excited to dive in! 😁

Blaire It is wonderful! Gave me a lot of insight into North Korea. 2y
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cinann
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Day 4 of #Jingleshelves is #Onyourshelfallyear
All of these books have been on my shelf all year. I want to read them all, but I have so many others to read as well.

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @bookloo

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m ashamed to post ALL of the ones that have been my my shelf the past year!!! 🙈🙊 2y
Cinfhen I really liked 2y
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SilversReviews What a great photo of these good books. (edited) 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Cinfhen good!! That ones on my shelf too!! 2y
cinann @SilversReviews Thank you 2y
cinann @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I have a lot more I could add, but these were already altogether on the shelf. 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @cinann pretty group of books!! 📚😊 2y
Bourriquet76 Henrietta, Midwives, and Aviator's Wife are all ones I've liked. 2y
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I really hated this book and found it completely boring, but after slogging through 200+ pages, I felt like I had to see it through. Honestly, half the time I had no idea what was going on. Maybe that was part of the point? I know this is a good book but it really wasn't for me. I'm so glad it's over.

BkClubCare Maybe because satire? Satire books always seem to provoke wildly different reactions. 2y
mauveandrosysky @BkClubCare I usually love satire 2y
Ericmanciniwriter This is highly concerning, expect an email 2y
mauveandrosysky @Eamann hahaha I'm sorry! 😩😩😩 2y
Minervasbutler I found it underwhelming as well, given all the glowing reviews. Oh well. 2y
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Pasaal
Orphan Master's Son | Adam Johnson
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What a mesmerizing book! I am surprised I liked this as much as I did considering the subject matter, but the writing is so good, the chilling yet somehow very human world of North Korea so masterfully created, it gave me lots to think about. Love, family, relationships, self determination, free will, sacrifice: the many things that make life livable versus just bearable. This book just begs to be discussed.

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I hate this so much but I'm 260 pages in and feel like I need to see it through I'm a glutton for punishment 😩

BarbaraBB Is it no good? It‘s on my TBR shelves, waiting....! 2y
Alicia Omg this was me last month, I bailed..... but I was only 1/4 in. 2y
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Babs_book_obsession
Orphan Master's Son | Adam Johnson
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First I was bored, then I was confused, then I found myself really enjoying it. It is not easy to get into and it is very traumatic at times. Read it for a glimpse at life in North Korea, including the absurdity, and to reflect on the meaning of freedom. The story itself doesn't pick up for quite a while and is hard to take literally.

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So technically I haven't bailed yet but wanted your thoughts!! I started this audio Friday on a road trip and so far it is nothing but snooze fest for me. I can't get into it at all!! I feel like maybe I should come back or slog through, but I also feel like it's not worth my time. I'm about 1/3 of the way through. I just don't care about the characters at all!! And half the time im just confused... 😩😤😱

readinginthedark I haven't read this, but I hate that feeling! 😕 2y
Jas16 I really liked this one but can see how it is not for everyone. 2y
merelybookish I read this and found it a struggle the whole way through. I know lots of people who loved it but I found it a chore. 2y
Cinfhen I couldn‘t read through it but my attention span is short 🙄 2y
Alicia @readinginthedark @Jas16 @merelybookish @Cinfhen thank you guys! It makes me feel a lot better to know I'm not alone. Maybe I will bail and come back later if I feel so inclined... 2y
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The first book finished in October! I'm deeply uncomfortable with the phrase #lookwhatyoumademedo because that's a common refrain of domestic abusers--but a comparison to the intense control North Korea has over its people would not be misplaced, I think. I much preferred the 1st 1/2 of the book to the 2nd, but it was a fascinating and gripping story. Trigger warning for some torture scenes though. #uncannyoctober

Tamra Nice review! 2y
Megabooks Loved this book! 2y
BestDogDad So good, but hard to read in places. 2y
Natasha.C.Barnes @JeffKoeppen I totally agree. Once the narrative switched to the second character (I've forgotten his name already) things got bad enough for me to get squeamish. 2y
Nat_Reads I loved this book! 2y
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Natasha.C.Barnes
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I have ~ 3.5 hours left of this book and ~ 3.5 hours left in September (I'm on the west coast of the US), but I have to finish because this would be book #20 of the month!

Chelleo Good luck! 2y
Natasha.C.Barnes @Chelleo Thank you!! I'll need it! 2y
Theresa 20 books this month! You go, Girl!! 👏👏👏 2y
Natasha.C.Barnes @Theresa That's born of unemployment and extreme procrastination, so I'm still trying to figure out how some of you people do it and still have successful lives...😆 2y
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Within this bleak book there are these great little sparkling nuggets of humor, and you need them so badly.

Libby1 ? "... chronicles the pain caused by poor decision making "! ? 2y
DrexEdit Love it! This is a tough but fantastic book! 2y
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This book. THIS BOOK

irre I need to read it. I loved his short story collection! 2y
Ericmanciniwriter @manifestsanity I think you'd love this based on the books you post about 2y
Tamra This has been on my radar a long time! 2y
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mauveandrosysky Would this be a good one for me to take on a long plane trip in a few weeks? Is it *that* kind of compelling/engaging? (edited) 2y
Ericmanciniwriter Hmm...it is for me, but I'm super fascinated by NK. I'll say this: if this plane ride is honeymoon-related, this book may not be the mood you're looking for 2y
mauveandrosysky I'm always down for a dismal mood. This is one of the other books I'm considering taking if that tells you anything, ha 2y
Ericmanciniwriter @mauveandrosysky woah. Then this book is perfect for you 2y
KVanRead Stacking it!! 2y
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Ericmanciniwriter
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When my wife passed me this book she told me she couldn't read it before bed; it gave her strange, frightening dreams. 70 pages in and I see why. What an achievement though.

saresmoore Why does that make me want to read it even more? Ha! His story collection really knocked my socks off. 2y
Megabooks Both books are great! Enjoy! 2y
ChasingOm I loved this book. 👍🏼 2y
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RanaElizabeth Such a great, amazing book. 2y
Suet624 I love how your wife supplies you with books to read. 2y
mauveandrosysky Ooh, now I'm intrigued. 2y
Ericmanciniwriter @saresmoore you need to read this so we can discuss 2y
Ericmanciniwriter @mauveandrosysky ditto for you - we need to read and discuss 2y
BarbaraBB I have been wanting to read this for years now. Looking forward to your further thoughts - they may push me to actually do it. 2y
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ReadosaurusText
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I love this book! I think it speaks to many important issues and themes, especially given the current presidential regime. Full review here: http://readosaurustext.blogspot.com/2015/01/?m=1. #occupationintitle #fallintobooks @RealLifeReading

Texreader Great review. I'm surprised I hadn't heard of this book before. It's now a must read. 2y
ChasingOm This is a beautiful book! I loved it. 2y
ReadosaurusText @Texreader Adam Johnson's first book is also very good! 2y
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Texreader @ReadosaurusText Oh that sounds so good too and exactly the type of book I love. Thanks so much!! 2y
ReadosaurusText @Texreader Awesome! I hope you like both books as much as I did! 2y
Smrloomis I so loved this book! 👍🏽 2y
ReadosaurusText @Smrloomis Agreed! Have you read the author's short story collections? I have not, but the newer one is on my #tbr list. 2y
Smrloomis @ReadosaurusText unfortunately no. It's on my TBR too. I also have another novel of his that I'm going to read one of these days. 2y
ReadosaurusText @Smrloomis I really like Parasites Like Us! I didn't even put together that they were the same author until well in Orphan Master's Son. They have very different settings, but I think some common themes emerge. 2y
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I wasn't sure what to expect going into this one; I was reading it as my "cat on the cover" book for my reading challenge. Although not written by a North Korean, it did a good job creating thought-provoking voices of those not only silenced by tyranny, but also deafened to the outside world. The tragic absurdity of so many of the scenes make this a memorable read. Also, it may be awhile before I eat peaches again.

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I was planning to read All the Light We Cannot see next, while I wait for my turn for Lilac Girls (hurry up library slow readers!!) but this caught my attention. Off I go!

Bloomingjen I loved this book. it is fairly intense in some parts. 2y
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kendrastephaniekaryn
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Deal alert! Lots of awesome deals on Kobo and Kindle today. 😍

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HotMessJess
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My husband got into my car last night, saw the pile of books I'd bought a bit ago and left in there (they were bagged and it ripped), looks at me and goes "you have a book hoarding problem" ??
Oops. At least I'm always prepared if I accidentally leave my book behind! Couldn't help but take a photo for #Litsy because I started laughing so hard!
#noregrets #carbookshelf

JazzFeathers 😂😂 Well, unfortunately (or fortunately, that really depends on who's talking) we all have a book hoard problem here on Litsy. So don't feel alone 😆 2y
AmyG The Orphan Master's Son happens to be fantastic. And yes...we all hoard. 😳 2y
HotMessJess @JazzFeathers I am glad to know I'm not alone... I haven't bought a single book this month! At least I think I haven't 😳😐 2y
HotMessJess @AmyG it's going on the TBR book shelf! Haha 2y
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izah.ahmad
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This talk of "Beauty inside North Korea" really opened my views about this very on secretive country.

Reuben Teo (well that guy right there) went to North Korea twice, managed to capture the insights of North Korea by taking pictures and having conversations with the locals (includes the military as well).

I was completely surprised and awed throughout this talk (lots of uh and ahs). There is indeed a beauty of life lies in North Korea.

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2017 #88 novel audio it was almost discarded at the end of part one and then it stole my heart and broke it. So believable and intricate, well read and thought provoking. I wish I could share how it rooted around in my brain and teased with my thoughts. Glad I stuck with it. Haunting

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"Ah, there is no prison like a North Korean prison—so productive, so conducive to personal reflection. Prisons in the South are filled with jukeboxes and lipstick, places where men sniff glue and ripen each other's fruit!"

This is one of the funniest books I've read in a long time. The audiobook is particularly wonderful; Kang et al. do a magnificent job of bringing the clever absurdity of Johnson's prose to life. #nowreading #libby #audiobooks

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I like to listen to audiobooks during my commute and while I clean. Two hours into The Orphan Master's Son and the kitchen is clean, the floors are vacuumed and the laundry is folded a put away. Tim Kang is doing an excellent job narrating.

Joanne1 That's what I do too. Such enticing motivation to do housework. 3y
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ruskigurl16
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My library was closed yesterday. 😕 So, I decided it was time for some retail therapy. I felt a bit like a book fairy, because my mystery packages will soon be out in the mail (📚📬😍) but the other two are for me! 😊🐦 #TBR #BOOKHAUL

Smrloomis The Orphan Master's Son is incredible! Hope you enjoy it as much as I did! 3y
ruskigurl16 @Smrloomis I am so happy to hear that! It sounds incredible!! 3y
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"'A name isn't a person,' Ga said. 'Don't ever remember someone by their name. To keep someone alive, you put them inside you, you put their face on your heart. Then, no matter where you are, they're always with you because they're a part of you.'" ?

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#currentlyreading not sure what I think of this yet... ❤️

Reecaspieces I have a signed copy....I couldn't get into it. Thought I would try it at a later date 3y
DeborahSmall @Reecaspieces I'm just not feeling any emotion yet. I'm only 50 pages in. I'll go another 20 and bail if I'm not grabbed. Finding it boring. Something rare when reading about North Korea 3y
Lindy I really liked this. If you're not feeling it yet, maybe try it at another time? 3y
lynneamch Read it for bookclub. I was glad I read it and discussion was good. Interesting story once I got into it. 3y
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AlaMich
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To be honest, I remember liking this and all, but the details escape me. I have a bit of an obsession with North Korea, so this was part of phase of reading lot about that. #northkorea

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4.5🌟 This story was heartbreaking & amazing. Of course despite all his research, which bumped it up half a star, it's so impossible to know what really goes on in the Hermit Kingdom. I'm completely fascinated by both fiction & nonfiction set there. For amazing reporting, check out PBS's Frontline Season 32 Ep 5 available to stream for free from PBS or paid on Amazon.

#LitsyAtoZ Letter J

jmkeene I ADORED his short story collection. I keep meaning to get to this but it hasn't happened yet. 3y
Megabooks @jmkeene I liked the short stories better, but this is definitely worth reading! 3y
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avgeyer I think I'm the only person who really didn't enjoy this book. I read it when my son was a baby so perhaps I was too sleep deprived to enjoy it? Maybe I should give it another chance! 3y
Megabooks @avgeyer I have never enjoyed Dave Eggers, and I'm in the minority on that one. We're all different. It's a tough read. 3y
wen4blu @avgeyer I agree with you. This was one of those "didn't live up to the hype" books for me. 3y
avgeyer @Ebooksandcooks I have tried Dave Eggers on a couple of occasions and have bailed each time 3y
avgeyer @wen4blu glad I'm not the only one! 3y
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I really loved Fortune Smiles, so I don't know why I waited so long to read this. I wonder how he did his research. Thanks for the push @CherylDeFranceschi 👍🏻👍🏻

Melwilk I almost bought this book tonight! 3y
BookishFeminist This book has been sitting on my shelf since it came out in paperback 😩 I really ought to push it up my list too. I also loved Fortune Smiles. 3y
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Megabooks @Melwilk so far it's fascinating! Maybe go back? 😉😃 3y
Megabooks @BookishFeminist Yes, it's quite good so far. I'm interested to see where he takes it. I enjoyed the North Korean story in Fortune Smiles. He has a way of getting in characters' heads and writing difference well. My favorite story in FS is the child pornography one, and I seriously hope Johnson isn't into that!!! 3y
BookishFeminist @Ebooksandcooks I enjoyed both those stories too! I hope he isn't either, though I don't suspect he is if he's writing about it so blatantly. He really does a good job with characters like you say. Looking forward to see what he does next. 3y
Dogearedcopy @Ebooksandcooks Hey! I've had the pleasure of attending a couple of author events at which Adam Johnson was featured. He has actually traveled to North Korea for the purpose of research for 'The Orphan Master's Son' and which was useful for the short about the defectors in 'Fortune Smiles.' He travels abroad often... That said, there are things he had to imagine to greater detail than he was allowed to witness (I.e. The speakers);... 1/2 (edited) 3y
Dogearedcopy @Ebooksandcooks but were based on what he was able to glean. And if he was into child porn; his wife could and would seriously kick his ass! She has some sort of martial arts expertise in a Brazilian form of fighting! 😂Seriously, he's really nice and very much a family man 🙂2/2 (edited) 3y
Megabooks @Dogearedcopy That is so cool! I would love to see him read. #jealous 😃😃 Thanks for the answer. 3y
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