September 30, 2020

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Greg Noone

Greg Noone is a journalist based in London. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, New York magazine, and The LEAF Review.

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"Friend": Paek Nam Nyong and the long search for a decent North Korean novel

Pyongyang's literary output has long been seen as stilted and doctrinaire. Could a new translation change that?

Greg Noone March 25, 2020

Surveying "The Red Years": making sense of Bandi

Questions linger about authenticity, but the samizdat poet paints a vivid picture of N. Korean life

Greg Noone September 20, 2019

The North Korean radio you can never turn off: fact or fiction?

Rumors have persisted for years, but how true they are remains up for debate

Greg Noone June 7, 2019

On the hunt for North Korea's last Siberian tigers

The researchers - both international and Korean - behind the search for the elusive big cat

Greg Noone January 19, 2018

Morning Chorus: Pyongyang's 6 am wake up call

Why does an eerie electronic ballad play across North Korea’s capital every morning?

Greg Noone July 28, 2017