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Craig Mar 11th, 2011 03:46 PM

Past, Present & Future Bhutan Fans: A Must Read
 
Radio Shangri-La
What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth
by Lisa Napoli

40-ish LA journalist moves to Bhutan to help start Bhutan's first youth-oriented radio station. Insightful account of Bhutan's rapidly changing culture. Available on Amazon and elsewhere...

For what it's worth, I learned about it through a review in the Wall Street Journal.

lcuy Mar 11th, 2011 06:30 PM

Thanks Craig. I just ordered it from Amazon!

ekscrunchy Mar 12th, 2011 02:43 AM

Thanks! Just put it on my library hold list.

dgunbug Mar 12th, 2011 04:40 AM

I just received a free copy of this book from "Read it Forward"! Glad to hear it is good. Have not yet read it.

marya_ Mar 12th, 2011 06:38 AM

Thanks, Craig. This future fan just requested it through inter-library loan. What a welcome recommendation. I have seen one film set in Bhutan -- Travellers and Magicians -- and read absolutely nothing, so this is an exciting find.

If anyone has read any other outstanding books about Asia recently, please share your recommendations (on a new thread, of course, without hijacking Craig's). Always looking for suggestions...

Rinchen Mar 15th, 2011 03:57 AM

Hi Craig,

Thank you for posting about Bhutan's article


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