North Korea

"Gone With the Wind" a Hit Book in North Korea

The government actually prints the 1936 American civil war novel

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The former black marketeer has read it. So has the beautiful young librarian, and the aging philosophy professor who has spent his life teaching the ruling doctrine of this isolated outpost of totalitarian socialism. At times it seems as if everyone in Pyongyang, a city full of monuments to its own mythology, has read the book.