Kimjongilia by Victor Fox

Kimjongilia by Victor FoxI’m on a bit of a North Korea kick right now, so I grabbed Kimjongilia by Victor Fox when I saw it. The fact that many publishers felt it was too risky to publish this book after the North Korean Sony hack made it even more appealing. It purports to be a true story, though i’d put it in the ‘based on a true story’ category. Continue reading

Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe

expo58Jonathan Coe is one of those British writers I’ve been meaning to read for a long time. He’s written a slew of books that are said to be satirical and humorous. This is certainly true of Expo 58. Continue reading