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Isham Cook

American essayist and novelist based in China since 1994. Writing philosophy: downmarket, big concept, provocative, discriminating, outrageous. Ballard, Beckett, Borges, Dick, Kafka, Hesse, Melville, Mishima, Sade are influences.

American massage

Last November the largest massage chain in the U.S. got the biggest marketing boost of its fifteen-year career with a dour BuzzFeed story, “More than 180 women have reported sexual assaults at […]