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'Sightseeing': Beyond the Tourist's Thailand

Mar 30, 2005 (All Things Considered)

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In his book, Sightseeing writer Rattawut Lapcharoensap tries to bring readers images of Thailand that go beyond the exotic. The 26-year-old author writes about class struggles, street gangs and innkeepers who mistrust westerners.

He reads from "Farangs," one of the stories in the award-winning collection.

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