Michael Breen has lived in South Korea for 30 years. He served for many years as Seoul correspondent for the Guardian and the Washington Times.
He now runs his own public relations firm in Seoul, and frequently writes essays, commentaries and features for the local media. He is the author of The Koreans: Who They Are, What They Want, Where Their Future Lies and Kim Jong-il: North Korea’s Dear Leader.
Michael’s latest book, The New Koreans: The Story of a Nation, will be published in spring 2017.