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Review of ‘Under the Same Sky’

Many of us think of North Korea as a nation of automatons, blindly following Dear Leader over the cliff. If nothing else, Joseph Kim’s memoir of his harrowing childhood during the famine that devastated North Korea in the 1990s will complicate that view.

The Great Famine killed as much as 10 percent of the country’s…

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