Donnerstag, 13. April 2017

On the DMZ’s ‘Bridge of Freedom’: Rare North Korean Fiction

As we publish this article about a story collection smuggled from North Korea, the US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and three guided-missile destroyers and cruisers are steaming toward the Sea of Japan amid rising tensions between North and South Korea, China, and the United States. The release by Grove Press and Serpent’s Tail of Deborah Smith’s translation of ‘The Accusation’  by the North Korean writer known as ‘Bandi’ is timely: a point of focus in an alarmingly unsettled political moment ... [mehr]

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