Attention towards North Korea has mounted after the summits with the United States and South Korea. In line with that, sales of books related to the North has increased dramatically. Yes24, a leading online book store, announced that sales have surged by nearly 700 percent compared to last year. From Jan.
1 to June 10 of this year, the store sold nearly 30,000 books. Most of all, sales skyrocketed in May, resulting in a total of 22,620 books being sold. More books about North Korea have also been published this year.
Christine Kim Staff Reporter (firstname.lastname@example.org)
1. What has increased the attention towards North Korea?
2. How many percent of sales have surged compared to last year on Yes24 online book store?
1. What do you want to know about North Korea?
2. Would you like to read a book about North Korea? Why or why not?