In this talk, Suki Kim, an award-winning journalist, will discuss her book Without You, There Is No Us. A New York Times bestseller and already in its sixth printing since its publication three months ago, Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite is an investigative nonfiction work and expose of life in North Korea and one of its elite schools and thus far has received rave reviews from New York Times Book Review, Wall Street Journal, Slate, Foreign Policy, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Pittsburgh Tribune, Washington Independent Review of Books, LA Review of Books, Philadelphia Inquirer, Vogue, Oprah’s O magazine, Salon, etc; was picked as an editors’ pick at New York Times Book Review, O Magazine, Slate, etc; excerpted eight times including in the New York Times Magazine, Slate, Newsweek, Harper’s, Foreign Affairs, Rumpus, etc; featured on NPR (Morning Edition & Diane Rehm Show, Here & Now, etc), New York Times Book Review podcast, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and CNN with Fareed Zakariah.
The event is sponsored by the Asian Studies Program and cosponsored by the Global Studies Program, Dresher Center for the Humanities, History Department, English Department, and Korean Society of Maryland. For more information on UMBC’s Asian Studies program, click here.
Open Year Round: