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Adam Johnson


Sunday, February 26 2012

Life Above the DMZ is a Perverse Opera: 'The Orphan Master’s Son'

The true, cruel intent of the Pyongyang junta is fully revealed in Adam Johnson’s novel with this realization: his protagonist could have escaped many times, but didn’t.

Wednesday, September 24 2003

Parasites Like Us by Adam Johnson

Set in the future, anthropology professor Hank Hannah recounts the happenings and peculiarities of modern Homo sapien life.


Friday, January 27 2012

An ‘un-Korean’ novelist tackles Dear Leader

SAN FRANCISCO — The Dear Leader is dead — long live the Dear Leader! That, of course, would be North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, who transitioned

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