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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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The Malaysian authorities have recently closed Bukit Kayu Hitam border crossing temporarily, making it impossible for Thais in Malaysia to return through Sadao border...

Anti-government demonstrators gather at Thammasat University, Bangkok

Anti-government demonstrators showed up in front of the ThaPrachan campus of Thammasat University facing Sanam Luang ground while local police were present to ensure...

Heavy rain hits eastern and northeastern Thailand as storm Noul moves in

Tropical Storm Noul has caused heavy rainfalls in Thailand’s northeast as the Category 3 tropical storm made landfall in Vietnam’s Hue city early on...

Storm Noul causes flash floods and strong winds across Thailand

Storm Noul brought persistent rain to the heart of Nakhon Ratchasima province where flooding and felled trees which damaged houses were reported in many...

Anti-government protesters break into campus in Bangkok

Anti-government demonstrators forced their way into the ThaPrachan campus of Thammasat University, set up their stage in its football field and planned to move...