Isham Cook


Originally from Chicago, author Isham Cook has been based in Beijing, China, since 1994.

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Massage and the Writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
There is no more schizophrenic pastime than the application of oil to flesh. Whether as bodily relief and relaxation, a means of seduction, or a form of prostitution, massage has long both fascinated and repelled. Spiced up by travels in the East in search of the ideal massage, bristling with trenchant, provocative essays, Massage and the Writer will appeal to littérateurs and aficionados.
The Exact Unknown and Other Tales of Modern China
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Whether it's locals colliding with foreigners or with each other on the big chessboard with no rules called China, this pioneering collection of delightfully disturbing tales by one unruly foreigner dredges up comedy blacker than a black hole.
确信的未知:美国人笔下的中国黑色喜剧 (The Exact Unknown and Other Tales of Modern China, Chinese Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
某外教艰难地学习着如何鞭打调教他的女学生,另一外教则让学生服下一种叫做LSD的神秘物质。在其他故事里,性机器人强奸主人,不穿内衣的女教授光顾各大咖啡馆“猎艳”,售货员用拳头对付小气的顾客,外国人太晚醒悟自己卷入的不是一次普通的家庭拜访而是一场骗局。 在这个毫无规则、叫做“中国”的大棋盘内上演的,无论是当地人与外国人之间,还是当地人彼此之间的冲突,在一名绝不循规蹈矩的外国人笔下发酵成比黑洞更为深邃的黑色喜剧,并凝结成这本让人不安却不失娱乐性的先锋故事集。
Lust & Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,870. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A hypnotic journey of a novel, with idea bombs going off along the way, Lust & Philosophy is mind-rape as literature, a fairytale on acid, and a holographic Rorschach test all in one, and will appeal to fans of Hermann Hesse, Philip K. Dick, J. G. Ballard and other novelists of the uncanny.
情欲与哲理 (Lust & Philosophy, Chinese edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban

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