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    Book fair begins Wednesday

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 04/10/2011

    » The 16th Book Expo Thailand begins Wednesday at Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre and runs until October 16. With nearly 900 booths from 424 publishers, it’s a good idea to start planning your visit now.

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    'Memory' frames 22nd Book Expo

    Business, Nanat Suchiva, Published on 21/10/2017

    » Sales of books at the 22nd Book Expo Thailand are expected to thrive, boosted by print memorabilia, exhibitions and activities related to the late King Bhumibol.

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    39th National Book Fair

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 25/03/2011

    » The cherished annual event for book lovers with books covering every imaginable field.

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    Exploring the last frontier

    Life, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 20/10/2014

    » Uncle Nelson Howe sent 3 million viewers into hysterical laughing fits when a viral video of him swearing in Thai was posted on YouTube in March. Scripted, directed and shot in just a day by Salmon Books' cash cow writer, Thanachart "Benz" Siripatrachai, the video propelled Thanachart's book it was unashamedly peddling — New York 1st Time — to bestseller status.

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    Books of secrets

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 30/11/2016

    » Pintima Lertsomboon, a librarian at Thammasat University, remembered trying to work on Oct 14 in order to soothe the bereavement brought by news of the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol. Her task as librarian usually offers her peace of mind. She has been tasked to separate the cremation books out of 10,000 rare books in the library, putting them in their own category.

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    Worthy of the enlightened

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/11/2017

    » The royal cremation for King Bhumibol Adulyadej last month was a moment of historic importance. Nonetheless, another important task relating to the ceremony is still under way.

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    Tree of life brings poignant reflections

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 28/10/2017

    » 'Every time I come to water this mango tree, I can't help crying. It reminds me a lot of how much His Majesty did for the public all his life, which was substantial and required a great deal of effort to achieve, despite being in a position deserving a convenient life," said Panya Naknilthong, a gardener at the King Rama IX Park, told the Bangkok Post in a recent interview.

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    What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Published on 05/11/2016

    » 1. There is no understating the appreciation Thai people feel for Japanese food. But with so many restaurants around already and more opening every day, how can one know which of them are actually worth spending money on? Well, for those of us looking for an opinion from the mouths of Japanese natives, look no further than the Bangkok Japanese Restaurant Guide 2016-2017, a comprehensive tome that points you to 75 of the top Japanese restaurants in Bangkok, chosen by a team of Japanese people. Conveniently divided into eight sections based on the type of Japanese food such as sushi, tepanyaki, tempura, ramen, etc, the book also gives you information on the price range, imported ingredients and more, so you can have all the information you need to choose the best restaurant for your particular Japanese cravings. The book costs 480 baht, and can be found at any book store near you.

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    What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 26/11/2016

    » 1. Every year, Swedish home-furnishing giant Ikea launches a "Good Cause" campaign in order to help those less fortunate. From now until Dec 24, they've launched their Let's Play Campaign -- donating €1 for every soft toy, children's toy, book and selected play furniture sold to some of the world's poorest communities to support development and learning, equal participation and programmes that encourage children to learn through play. Participating in this campaign is Ikea's latest soft toy collection, SAGOSKATT, featuring 10 funny and whimsical plush dolls designed by 10 children who entered Ikea's global soft toy drawing competition. One of the dolls, The Red Monster, was designed by six-year-old Thai Chutirada Sujareerat.

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    Local firm pushes Thais to read more

    Business, Published on 14/10/2015

    » Local book publisher Nanmeebooks is feeling the economic downturn, with nine-month sales growing by only 5% year-on-year.

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