“…a bold and tender novel…Sudbanthad arrives to us already a masterful innovator of the forma startlingly original debut.”

Alexander Chee, author of The Queen of the Night
U.S.

BANGKOK WAKES TO RAIN

Coming February 2019

Lurching through decades, from Bangkok’s rich past to its precarious future, the human tales in this novel seep into one another, held together by delicate threads. Read more…

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PRAISE FOR BANGKOK WAKES TO RAIN

“…Sudbanthad so compellingly captures not only the long arcs of these lives—but also the smallest moments, and how those moments linger in memory, how they haunt.”
Karen Thompson Walker, author of The Dreamers and The Age of Miracles

“Sudbanthad’s beautiful, ambitious first novel moves with an elegant restlessness that seems to match the city’s own.”
Rajesh Parameswaran, author of I Am an Executioner