Tag Archives: Rattawut Lapcharoensap

Books that blew my mind in 2014

It’s a gift for a reader to pick up a book that takes you by surprise and blows your mind. I had the great fortune in 2014 to stumble upon several books that did this — all of them short … Continue reading

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Six degrees of separation: Burial Rites

I’m taking part in a new meme for writers and book bloggers based on Hungarian writer Frigyes Karinthy’s 1929 short story ‘Chains’ in which he coined the phrases ‘six degrees of separation’. Each month, WA writers/bloggers Annabel Smith and Emma … Continue reading

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Review: Sightseeing

As I’m always on the lookout for books by Thai writers available in English, I can’t believe it has taken me all this time to discover Sightseeing, Rattawut Lapcharoensap’s award-winning short story collection first published in 2005. I chanced upon a hardcover … Continue reading

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