National Post | Arts

By Mike Doherty

If you’re looking for something to sink your literary teeth into as the flowers bloom, birds sing and patios fill, look no further!

April 3
Blaine Harden’s Escape from Camp 14: One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
The biography of Shin Dong-hyuk, the only person known to have escaped from a North Korean prison camp, makes The Hunger Games and its fellow dystopias read like Fantasy Island. The systemic cruelty of the regime is almost unimaginable, and Dong-hyuk, who survived torture, maiming and thought control, and watched his mother and brother get executed, might as well have grown up on another planet. But he didn’t, and this is why his story is indelible. Viking

April 3
Anne Tyler’s The Beginner’s Goodbye
The Baltimorean Pulitzer-winner’s 19th novel opens: “The strangest thing about my wife’s return from the dead was how other…

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