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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.

Massage diary: Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam

Wending my way through Mekong River territory to sample some of the world’s most varied massage offerings.