A (Pulitzer Prize-winning) novel idea

“One of the things I discovered through my research is that most North Koreans can't tell their story. It's important for others to hear it, though. So I had a sense of mission to speak about the topic.”

Associate professor of English Adam Johnson, author of The Orphan Master’s Son, shares how “just some dude from California” came to write a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel on North Korea.

Read more in the Stanford Report: “Stanford scholar Adam Johnson wins Pulitzer Prize in fiction.”

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