Adam Johnson’s North Korea Novel Takes the Pulitzer Prize/The Millions

This almost slipped past me – and probably past you as well – what with the sad but riveting drama in Boston.

 

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I haven’t read the fiction winner (yet) but it seems an attempt to enlist non-fiction aficionados among its readers. Most of the other books testify to the fascination we in the U.S. have for war and politics, and the way the rest of the world has adopted our versions of those interests.

Of all the books listed in the link below, the one that intrigues me most is Tom Reiss’ “The Black Count.”

 

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