Nothing to Envy – Ordinary Lives in North Korea by: Barbara Demick
Because it’s an eye-opening look into a modern country that’s been plunged into the Dark Ages.
Because you can’t appreciate what democracy is until you see what it isn’t.
Because it’s very relevant considering Kim Jong Il’s death.
Because it’s non-fiction and you’ll feel much smarter for reading it.
Because as disturbing as this video is, after reading the book you’ll find it even more disturbing: