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Cambodia: A Journey through the Land of the Khmer remains bestseller in Cambodia

Cambodia: A Journey through the Land of the Khmer by Kraig Lieb, with my text, continues to shift copies in Cambodia. Photo taken at Monument Books, Siem Reap.

Cambodia: Journey through the Land of the Khmer

Cambodia: Journey through the Land of the Khmer , photographed by Kraig Lieb, with my text, is doing well in Siem Reap bookshops. Blurb: Cambodia: a Journey through the Land of the Khmer throws the doors to this small Southeast Asian kingdom wide open and invites both visitors and armchair travelers on a trip through […]

Wonderful book launch for Cambodia: Journey through the Land of the Khmer in Phnom Penh

Enjoyed the book launch for Cambodia: Journey through the Land of the Khmer with photographer Kraig Lieb. I participated in a panel on travel writing with Lonely Planet authors Greg Bloom and Nick Ray in front of an animated audience at Meta House in Phnom Penh. Thanks to everyone for turning up. Photo by Hans […]

Cambodia: A Journey through the land of the Khmer – Book launch in Phnom Penh, December 8th

Cambodia: A Journey through the Land of the Khmer – in The Advisor

An extract of my new book – with renowned American photographer and Lonely Planet veteran Kraig Lieb – Cambodia: A Journey through the Land of the Khmer, is featured in The Advisor this week. Read the text – about the country’s capital Phnom Penh – here.

Cambodia: A Journey through the Land of the Khmer – Cover

Cambodia: A Journey through the Land of the Khmer has just been published. It’s currently only available in SE Asia but this will change soon. I am told the book will be available on Amazon soon. It’s been a great project to work on with photographer and publisher Kraig Lieb. And it’s the heaviest book […]

Cambodia: a Journey through the Land of the Khmer – Out Now

“Cambodia: a Journey through the Land of the Khmer” , an illustrated book by photographer Kraig Lieb, went on sale over the weekend in Cambodia.  I contributed the text. Great project, great journey. This shot by Kraig is from Monument Books at Phnom Penh Airport. The book will be available on Amazon US & Amazon […]

Bangkok Poets

Photographer Kraig Lieb, writer Joe Cummings and yours truly at last week’s Bangkok Poetry event at WTF (whatthefuck) Bar in Thong Lor. The unusual suspects were captured by Aroon Thaewchatturat.

Sacred Skin goes regional – Phnom Penh Airport!

Sacred Skin, my new book on Thailand´s sacred tattoos, Sak Yant, is now available at Phnom Penh Airport in Cambodia, courtesy of Monument Books who took a few boxes of Sacred Skin off our hands. Photograph by Kraig Lieb.

Sacred Skin bestseller in Phuket Airport

My new book, Sacred Skin, the first English language title on Thailand´s sacred tattoos, Sak Yant, is a currently a bestseller at Phuket airport. Photograph by Kraig Lieb.

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