Books and Boba

#71 - Bangkok Wakes to Rain by Pitchaya Sudbanthad

Episode Summary

On this episode, we discuss our Books and Boba April 2019 book club pick, Bangkok Wakes to Rain, by Pitchaya Sudbanthad, a book featuring stories of a myriad of characters, all connected through time and space to a single building in the city of Bangkok. We discuss the book's musings on the cycles of history, and the tensions between memory,culture, and technological progress.

Episode Notes

On this episode, we discuss our Books and Boba April 2019 book club pick, Bangkok Wakes to Rain, by Pitchaya Sudbanthad, a book featuring stories of a myriad of characters, all connected through time and space to a single building in the city of Bangkok. We discuss the book's musings on the cycles of history, and the tensions between memory,culture, and technological progress.

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The Books & Boba May 2019 pick is This is Paradise: Stories by Kristiana Kahakauwila

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