September 27, 2023

The best North Korea books of 2022: A gift guide for the holiday season

Thrilling accounts of anti-regime activism and DPRK cybercrime join deep dives into history among the year’s top titles

North Korea is approaching nearly three years of self-imposed isolation due to the pandemic, and the country’s borders are unlikely to reopen anytime soon.

Yet despite the DPRK’s withdrawal from the world, it has managed to stay in the headlines by testing an unprecedented number of missiles throughout 2022 and the first successful launch of its largest nuclear-capable weapon.