Adam Johnson
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Life Above the DMZ is a Perverse Opera: 'The Orphan Master’s Son'
26 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

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.

Parasites Like Us by Adam Johnson
24 Sep 2003 // 7:00 PM

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


An ‘un-Korean’ novelist tackles Dear Leader
27 Jan 2012 // 6:35 AM

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

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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