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Monday, February 3, 2014

Online Bookclubs: February 2014

Posted by Staff

We've selected three great reads for February and, coincidentally, two are set in North Korea.  If you would like to join our book discussions, head over to Goodreads - we would love to hear your comments!

Prize-Winning Fiction:  TheOrphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson.  An epic novel that follows a man’s journey through icy waters, tunnels & eerie spy chambers in the mysterious dictatorship of North Korea.

Page-Turning Non-Fiction:  NothingTo Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick.  A finalist for numerous book awards, this book provides a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens.

Speculative Fiction:  Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne.  Revisit the thrills of Victorian-era scientific discovery in this classic believed by many to be Verne’s best work.  Follow the explorers from Iceland to amazing discoveries below the surface of the earth.

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