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A Geek in Thailand

A book with possibly the world’s most colorful cover arrived on the review table. A  Geek in Thailand (ISBN-0-8048-4448-2, Tuttle Publishing) has been written...

Star of the Backroom Boys (Vol 1)

To get a book reviewed, publishers send a copy to the Pattaya Mail office and hope that the mail room boy puts it on...

Don’t Worry – Be Grumpy

The author of the book reviewed this week is a Buddhist monk, Ajahn Brahmavamso Mahathera (known to most as Ajahn Brahm). He was born...

The Age of Dis-Consent

Christopher G Moore is one of Thailand’s foremost authors. His Vincent Calvino series has 15 titles, his other novels 11 titles, non-fiction has five...

PacMan

There must be very few people in the developing world that have not heard of Manny Pacquiao. Judged to be, by the boxing world,...

A Kim Jong-Il Production

North Korea remains an enigma in today’s world. On one side we hear of starvation and underground atrocities. On the other hand we are...

Churchill and Empire

Lawrence James, the author of Churchill and Empire, Portrait of an Imperialist (ISBN 978-1-7802-2481-7, Phoenix Publishers, 2014) has released this book on Winston Churchill...

The Battered Butterfly

Jake Jacobs is an American writer whose previous two books have been on backgammon. This one is his first thriller. He is American but...

Americans in Thailand

Just before the end of 2014, a heavy book package was delivered to the review desk. Hard back books, for me, represent something to...

How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends and Influence People, written by Dale Carnegie, (ISBN 978-1-4391-9919-0, Pocket Books, 1936) has been on the shelves for over 70...

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Are You Healthy? What Your Face Can Tell You

“You’re the picture of health!” It’s a common compliment based on the idea our outward appearance reflects our inner health through glowing skin, shiny...

Wall mural brightens Khet Udomsak offices

A new mural is brightening up the offices of Khet Udomsak Subdistrict. The painting on the inside of the fence at the Sattahip municipality was...

Yachting tourism to lead East Coast tourism revival

Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show to be held 21 to 24 Nov. 2019 Thailand’s East Coast has become a leading destination for visitors from around...

Royal Thai Navy, Central Juvenile and Family Court volunteers clean Toei Ngam Beach

CHON BURI,18 August 2019 - The Royal Thai Navy and the Central Juvenile and Family Court have jointly organized volunteer activities, such as growing coral...

Defending champs Osaka, Djokovic are No. 1 seeds for US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Defending champions Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic are the No. 1 seeds for singles play in the U.S. Open. Osaka, who...