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Mekong Shadows reviewed in The Nation

Great write-up by Paul Dorsey in today’s Nation newspaper for the Mekong Shadows anthology with praise for The Cambodian Book of the Dead. The anthology’s best episode, hands down, is actually a long excerpt from “The Cambodian Book of the Dead”, a taut and disturbing novel by Tom Vater (“Sacred Skin – Thailand’s Spirit Tattoos”). […]

Sacred Skin reviewed in The Nation

My new book, Sacred Skin, the first illustrated book on Thailand’s sacred tattoos, Sak Yant, is reviewed by Paul Dorsey in The Nation. “…remarkable photographs…” Read the full review here…