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Barbara Demick

Barbara Demick is an author and journalist specializing in East Asia. She has written two books, “Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood,” and “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea,” which details daily life under the Kim dynasty. A recipient of the George Polk Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, Demick was also a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her work on conflict and human rights. She was also a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. She has reported on economic and social changes in North Korea, and on the plight of North Korean women sold into marriage in China. Demick is the former Beijing bureau chief and currently the New York correspondent of the Los Angeles Times. She continues to write about human rights abuses in North Korea.

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