A Night to Remember

Thursday, 26 April 2012 13:46
We have been going through a nostalgic wave of Titanic proportions with the 100 year anniversary this month of the sinking of the “unsinkable” ship.  That being the case, I felt the Book Review column may as well follow on, and Walter Lord’s A Night...

Laundry Man

Thursday, 23 February 2012 11:22
Another crime thriller this week for review.  Jake Needham’s earlier manuscript Tea Money has been expanded and is now under the title Laundry Man and has been published this year (2012) and is available at Bookazine Royal Garden Plaza.  (ISBN 978-981-4361-27-9, Marshall Cavendish.)

Zero Hour

Thursday, 20 October 2011 12:36
A new Nick Stone adventure thriller has just hit the Bookazine shelves, written by “Andy McNab”, purportedly the most decorated SAS UK soldier, having won several medals during his time with them.  He has written 12 “Nick Stone” novels, and this is one of the...

Catch 22

Thursday, 01 September 2011 09:46
There are literally hundreds of thousands of books in the stores, but very few of them will become classics.  The book reviewed this week is a classic, from which a whole new genre of novels ensued.  It is Joseph Heller’s masterpiece Catch 22 (ISBN 978-0-099-53601-7,...

The Missing Years

Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:52
With constant conflicts and wars all around us, I remembered reading The Missing Years (ISBN 9-7818-770-5877-6, Rosenberg Publishing, 2009) written by Chiang Mai expat Stu Lloyd.  A timeless book of times I wish we could forget, but cannot.  This book details the experiences of Captain...
For those who were not in Thailand in 1977, the name Pimsai Svasti may not ring any bells, but for those who followed Thai history, she will be remembered as the woman of noble birth who was murdered by her gardeners.

‘Wanderlust in Gay Asia’ hits the bookshelves

Wednesday, 23 February 2011 17:06
Hans Fritschi, founding member of Farang Magazine and owner of a few other magazines for gays, has now joined the authors’ brigade.