Somewhere InsideNPR coverage of Somewhere Inside: One Sister's Captivity in North Korea and the Other's Fight to Bring Her Home by Laura Ling and Lisa Ling. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Written by two sisters involved in an international incident, a harrowing account alternates between Lisa Ling's efforts to have her sister released from a North Korean prison and Laura Ling's experiences deep within the prison system of the world's most reclusive nation. 200,000 first printing.
Lisa Ling (left) went on Larry King Live to plead for her sister Laura's release. She chose CNN, she writes in Somewhere Inside, because Kim Jong Il reportedly watches it in Pyongyang.
Courtesy of Laura and Lisa Ling