Readings — From the September 2014 issue

Customs of the Country

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By Suki Kim, from notes she took during teacherorientation sessions at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, included in her book, Without You, There Is No Us, out next month from Crown. In 2011 Kim taught English for two semesters at PUST, a foreign-run private institution in North Korea founded by American and South Korean Christian evangelicals. Kim’s article “The System of Defecting” was published in the July 2010 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

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