Books tagged: asia

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Bangkok Noir
By HeavenLakePress
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
This first ever noir anthology of Bangkok, twelve seasoned and internationally known—Thai and Western—writers have come together to make a powerful collection of crime fiction short stories that portray the dark side of this Asian metropolis where the lives of most citizens seem as far away from heaven as its Thai name Krungthep is distant from its meaning—City of Angels.
Thailand Old Hand
By Peter Jaggs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction
Peter Jaggs has the unerring ability of being able to blunder into a good story wherever he travels in Asia.
A Little Help from Our Friends
By Richard Helbock
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
An illustrated history of America's effort to improve the speed of international mail communication mail by using European air carriers during the pioneer era of air mail development, 1921-1939. The book looks at cooperative agreements with Britain, France, the Netherlands and others to carry mail from Americans to Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia.
The Storybearer: In the Realm of the Flower Phoenix
By Jack Tate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Storybearer: revolves around an ancient Chinese scroll book –The Flower Phoenix. The first three panels of the Flower Phoenix scroll-book were originally created by the Tang Dynasty’s greatest poet – Li Bai and one of the dynasty’s greatest artists – Wu DaoZi for the legendary beauty they both loved.
Riding Solo: Recollections in Western Taiwan
By Xuyun Zeng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Riding Solo: Recollections in Western Taiwan is a detailed summary of the many encounters that Xuyun Zeng experienced while biking through the many lonely roads on his quest from the south of Taiwan to Taipei. What started as a holiday turned out to be one of the most emotionally-wrenching trips that is filled with experiences from the outright bizarre to unexpected.
Turkmenbashi's Land of Fairy Tales
By Tom Coote
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Turkmenbashi's Land of Fairy Tales is a $50,000,000 amusement park in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It was meant to be Central Asia's answer to Disney Land but fell somewhat short of expectations.
Hold the Dog!: 16 Days in Mongolia
By Jack Fisher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,370. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
In 2005, Jack Fisher set out to travel from Hong Kong to Berlin over land. It was supposed to be all about China, Russia and the Trans-Siberian railway. Mongolia just happened to get in the way: a necessary stamp in the passport. But five years on, it wasn't the four months in China or Russia that brought pen to paper, but 16 unscheduled days in Mongolia. This is the story of those 16 days.
Trekking the Mount Everest region of Nepal
By J.W. Mitchell
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There is nowhere in the world quite like it...Once the domain of explorers and climbers, the Everest Himalaya of Nepal is now a popular trek. Jonathan Mitchell tells you all you need to know to prepare, plan and pull off an amazing trek to the foot of Mount Everest through the Himalayan foothills from Kathmandu. Detailed info on equipment, lodges, transport and the best trails and viewpoints.
This is the Only Truth & Other Stories
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Remembering something, suddenly, she opened her shoulder bag and pulled an old letter out. It was on the verge of disintegration, almost torn to pieces at the folds. She unfolded the letter very carefully and began to read. She did not count how many times she had already read the letter in the moments of loneliness and seclusion.
Don't Drink the Water
By Simon Cutting
Price: Free! Words: 113,110. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
So what the hell was I doing in South East Asia anyway? This was no spiritual journey of self discovery. As a matter of fact, self discovery was one of the things I was trying to avoid. From the constant conversations about cricket that arise from being an Australian in India to mushroom-induced comas in Laos, find out exactly how much fun is too much fun...