Category Archives: In the media
Paul Dorsey at The Nation recently reviewed Bizarre Thailand, calling it: “the perfect Christmas gift if you’re looking to put some sharp edge back on a holiday softened by all that tedious family warmth.” He commends Jim for his “Smart… … Continue reading
Come to the launch party for Jim Algie’s new nonfiction collection Bizarre Thailand: Tales of Crime, Sex and Black Magic on Friday December 17, 2010 at the WTF Café and Gallery in Bangkok. Complimentary Bizarre Thailand cocktails, sponsored Stolichnaya Vodka, … Continue reading
CNNGo.com has just published a selection of Jim’s favourite oddball places to visit in the kingdom that are featured in Bizarre Thailand: Tales of Crime, Sex and Black Magic. It’s an excellent introduction to the book.
“I’d recommend Bizarre Thailand to anyone who wants a new perspective about Thai cultural elements that have made and continue to make Thailand unique and amazing. Algie has taken his journalistic instincts inside the half-concealed enclaves, which shields the most … Continue reading
TTO magazine has just published this excerpt of “The Black Sex Magician of the Body Politic”, a chapter from The Sex Files section in Bizarre Thailand. The story deals with Nen Aer, a novice monk who gained notoriety in 1995 … Continue reading