Thursday, October 23, 2008

Book banning - it never goes out of fashion

The South Korean military is trying to prevent military types from reading certain books. by banning them. Even more strange is that they banned Bad Samaritans by Ha-joon Chang. I read that book earlier this year and found it to be quite excellent. The best part is that by getting the issue reported in the papers, these books are now going to be big hits and - as already noted by GI Korea - are probably easily available anyway.

Currently reading:

"Hell" by Yasutaka Tsutsui