The sharper edge to traveling in Asia

Remembering the wild sexual world of writer Cleo Odzer

Comparatively few WOWasis women readers browse Thai bookstores in search of books relating to Thai adult-themed nightlife, but those who do are often surprised to find a well-researched book on the life encountered on Patpong Road, expat writer Cleo Odzer’s Patpong Sisters (ISBN 1-55970-372-5).  Odzer held a Ph.D. in anthropology, and spent three years living the […]

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WoWasis book review: Boye De Mente’s ‘Women of the Orient’

Many men have loved exotic women from the Orient, but few have written as passionately on the subject as adventurer Boye De Mente, in his small but encyclopedic Women of the Orient (1995, ISBN 0-8048-1880-0).  Here, he chronicles the habits, looks, and proclivities of women from six Asian countries, China (Hong Kong & Taiwan), Japan, Korea, […]

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