Dispatch Eighteen now online!

Meet the Tiao Fa of Muang Sing and visit the colorful weekly market in this remote town in the heart of the Golden Triangle in 1905 in the exciting eighteenth dispatch of Mission Raquez!

https://missionraquez.wordpress.com/2020/10/31/dispatch-eighteen/

Dispatch Seventeen now online

The seventeenth dispatch from Mission Raquez is now online! Join the adventure in 1905 Laos today!

https://missionraquez.wordpress.com/2020/10/19/dispatch-seventeen/

Dispatch Sixteen is now online!

Join Alfred Raquez on his mission through Laos in 1905!

Dispatch Sixteen is now online!

https://missionraquez.wordpress.com/2020/10/04/dispatch-sixteen/

Dispatch Fifteen is now online!

Come along with Alfred Raquez on his expedition through Laos in 1905! Dispatch Fifteen of our on-going translation is now online here: https://missionraquez.wordpress.com/2020/09/19/dispatch-fifteen

Join the adventure today!

Mission Raquez dispatch 14 now online

Join the adventure today!

Check out the fourteenth dispatch from Mission Raquez here https://missionraquez.wordpress.com/2020/09/07/dispatch-fourteen/

Mission Raquez Dispatch Thirteen now online!

Check it out here, with links to recordings of period gramophone music that Raquez played on the trail!

https://missionraquez.wordpress.com/2020/08/25/dispatch-thirteen/

Review of Java Girl now online

My review of DatAsia’s reissue of the all-but-forgotten 1931 novel Java Girl is now online at Mekong Review.

Check it out here: https://mekongreview.com/orientalism-redux/

Dispatch Twelve now at Mission Raquez

Dispatch Twelve finds Raquez traveling overland to Muang Xai! Join the adventure in 1905 Laos!

https://missionraquez.wordpress.com/2020/08/08/dispatch-twelve/

Hiroshima again

This week marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

I wrote this article about it back in 2014 for popmatter.com

https://www.popmatters.com/183904-blast-shadows-2495636802.html

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