Prison Books

The Comfort of the Senile Bug

August 8, 2012
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The Comfort of the Senile Bug

A Swede incarcerated in a Thai prison after a lack of money made him turn to drug smuggling, has written a book about his experiences in Thai prison, in an isolation cell with only rats and cockroaches for company. “The rats, a bug and the cockroaches became my family. You may laugh at it today…

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The Big Tiger – The Big Truth from Bang Kwang Confinement Area

June 12, 2012
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The Big Tiger – The Big Truth from Bang Kwang Confinement Area

A new Thai Prison Book has recently been released: “The Big Tiger – The Big Truth from Bang Kwang Confinement Area” by Charnchai Nimsombon. It can be bought at Asia Books for 495 Baht. It is one of those rare books which tells the story from the other side; the prison guards.

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Rotting in the Bangkok Hilton

May 22, 2012
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Rotting in the Bangkok Hilton

Title: Rotting in the Bangkok Hilton: The Gruesome True Story of a Man Who Survived Thailand’s Deadliest Prisons Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Publication date:  May 1, 2012 A collection of unspeakable degradation, fear, and agony through the eyes of an American locked up abroad. Prison is harsh enough, but as a foreigner (“farang”) in a strange land, jail…

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