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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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Happy Birthday King Rama X

“Glory protects Thai people” His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun was born on Monday 28 July 1952 at 17:45 in the Ambara Villa, Dusit Palace...

Neue Präsidenten bei zwei weiteren Rotary Clubs

Die letzten beiden Rotary Clubs, RC Jomtien Pattaya und RC-E-Club Dolphin Pattaya, feierten gemeinsam die Einsetzung ihrer Präsidenten am 7. 7. 2021 im Royal...

Sudaporn dominates 1st opponent to join 2 other Thai boxers in medal quest

27 July 2021: 2018 World Championships silver medalist Sudaporn Seesondee emulated her three compatriots at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on Tuesday, clearing her...

Busanan tops group, faces world No 8 in quest for Olympic badminton glory

27 July 2021: World No 13 Busanan Ongbamrungphan lived up to expectations in her final Group D match with a 21-16, 21-12 win over...

WHO sees young Thais consuming low quantity and unhealthy fruits and vegetables

The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised concerns over insufficient consumption of fruits and vegetables by the Thai population, particularly among the young. WHO Thailand...