1. John Powers: “From the outside, the split between the Koreas is usually seen in terms  of geopolitical menace.  But from the inside, it’s lived as a bizarre  form of identity crisis. This is precisely the subject of Your  Republic Is Calling You, a smart new literary thriller by Young-ha  Kim, who, at 41, is one of South Korea’s best and most worldly writers,  with a knack for Kafkaesque surrealism and irony.” View in High-Res

    John Powers: “From the outside, the split between the Koreas is usually seen in terms of geopolitical menace.  But from the inside, it’s lived as a bizarre form of identity crisis. This is precisely the subject of Your Republic Is Calling You, a smart new literary thriller by Young-ha Kim, who, at 41, is one of South Korea’s best and most worldly writers, with a knack for Kafkaesque surrealism and irony.”

  2. john powers

    your republic is calling you

    north korea

    south korea

    young-ha kim