Monday, February 13, 2012

Adam Johnson in the Times Union

"Johnson's research for the book [The Orphan Master's Son] included a closely monitored 2007 trip to North Korea. In an article for The Daily Beast, he described the odd sensation upon discovering that many of the photos he'd taken were slight variations on innumerable images taken by other tourists on a strictly controlled path."

"When you walk up to a North Korean and say, 'Hey, how are you doing?' or 'What's going on?' — those are aggressive, dangerous questions in a totalitarian state," Johnson said.

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Johnson visits this Valentine's Day, 2/14.