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fiction by Thai Authors
Moving parts by
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. PL4209.P656 S8313 2018
Publication Date: 2018
A collection of 11 stories, each dealing with a “body part,” although the “parts” in some of the stories are imaginary. The stories were first published serially in a Thai magazine called LIPS, then as a paperback by the magazine’s publishing imprint Guy Marut Press.
A poetical version of the "Chronicle of Ayudhya" by Sunthorn Phu with a biography of Sunthorn Phu, a Thai poet who lived during the 19th century and who is often referred to as Thailand’s Shakespeare. Text available at the Hathitrust.org
The Lone Sunflower -ทานตะวันดอกหนึ่ง by
Call Number: Thai to English Fiction: Thai Literature in translation blog
In his blog, Marcel Barang translates Thai short fiction into English and French. He presents the English (or French) translation along the Thai original in side by side columns. Barang includes translation notes in a third column. Visit his blog
for more short stories translated from the Thai language.
Long Way Back to the River Kwai: Memories of World War II by
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. D811.V35 A3 200
Publication Date: 2003
Velmans, a soldier in the Dutch Army was captured along with his comrades in arms and forced into laboring to build the railway along the Thai-Burmese border. This memoir recounts his experiences over 3-1/2 years.
Wat Mahwan. Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Photo by Andrea Schaffer CCBY2
Angkor: An Introduction by
Call Number: Van Pelt (LIBRA) 915.96 C653.EG
Publication Date: 1963
An introduction to the city of Angkor by a great Southeast Asian historian.
National Geographic Video (see below), "Lost City of Angkor Wat." "In 1860, missionaries came across ruins in the Cambodian jungle—and discovered a lost city twice as large as Manhattan."
The Story of Angkor by
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. DS554.98.A5 D53 2013
Publication Date: 2013
The Story of Angkor presents an in-depth analysis of the ancient Angkor civilization for students and travelers.
Peoples of the Golden Triangle by
Call Number: University Museum Library. DS568 .L6 1984
Publication Date: 1984-08-01
This mysterious region is inhabited by six culturally distinct peoples who struggle to maintain their beliefs, customs, and ways of life.