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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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Motown & Northern Soul Night in Pattaya July 6

We are back at The Caddyshack Pattaya Saturday 6 July 2024 Doors Open 8pm - Entry Fee 500 baht on the Door 8-10 p.m. - Free Flow...

Thunderstorms covering Pattaya and Bangkok with increased rainfall across Thailand

The Meteorological Department reveals that there will be heavy rain in some areas of the Northeast, Central, Eastern, and Western Southern regions. Residents in...

Thailand-Lithuania to expand cooperation in innovation, digital economy, cyber security, and life sciences

H.E. Mr. Russ Jalichandra, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, and H.E. Mr. Egidijus Meilūnas, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, co-chaired the 4th Thailand-Lithuania...

Thailand-Lithuania sign visa exemption agreement for diplomatic and official passports

H.E. Mr. Maris Sangiampongsa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and H.E. Mr. Egidijus Meilūnas, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, signed the “Agreement between the...

Thailand and the Philippines advance multilateral cooperation

Mr. Paisan Rupanichkij, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs, greeted H.E. Mrs. Millicent Cruz-Paredes, Ambassador of the Philippines to Thailand, upon her courtesy call....