WHAT ARE YOU READING?
Nil Paksnavin is a director and general practitioner at Koh Yao Chaiyapat Hospital on Yao Yai Island in Phangnga province. Mor Nil _ "Doctor Nil" as most people call him _ lives a double life as both a medical professional and literary enthusiast. And it sounds all the more enviable that he can do both while living on a tropical island.
The doctor has written a few collections of short stories, with the latest one, Ok Pai Khang Nai (a pun, Going Out Inside), just out last month.
"It's a collection of my own history," says Nil. "But some people say it's a personal history that also reflects the larger history."
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