December 01, 2023

Gift guide: The best books for North Korea watchers this holiday season

New titles released in 2021 shed light on all things DPRK, from everyday life to little-known history

North Korea has now sealed itself off from the rest of the world for nearly two years, including for all of 2021. But the country’s continuing isolation during the pandemic has not stopped the release of a range of eclectic new books on the DPRK.

With the holiday season here, it’s now the perfect time to gift the North Korea watcher in your life something to read.