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Vivid Novel About North Korea Wins Pulitzer Honor

Vivid Novel About North Korea Wins Pulitzer Honor

NPR - Annalisa Quinn

Adam Johnson's The Orphan Master's Son, which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction Monday, captures the privation and absurdity of life in North Korea in one sentence: "For breakfast, she murdered an onion and served it raw." The novel is a surreal, feverish look at North Korea under Kim Jong Il. The …

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