February 4, 2014


Acclaimed bestseller that explains the overlooked everyday charms of Thailand that perplex the curious.

Definitive, essential reference on Thai pop, trusted by residents, experts, media, students and visitors.

Iconic source book for designers, artists, authors and curators, both foreign and Thai.

Streetwise insights into the ad-hoc creativity behind the exotic image of Thainess.

This pioneering celebration of Thai pop and streetlife has been totally revised to reflect the dramatic changes in Thailand. With a contemporary eye and two decades’ experience, the author delves beyond the Thai clichés to reveal the casual, everyday expressions of Thainess that so delight and puzzle, from floral truck bolts and taxi altars to buffalo cart furniture and drinks in a bags. Widely praised as one of the best books about Thailand, Very Thai captures the quirky vigour of the Thai street.

70 Chapters • 320 pages • 591 Colour Photographs

Foreword by Alex Kerr • Afterword by Pracha Suveeranont

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