Every fashion-conscious capital in the world has its proud face of chick-lit. London has Bridget Jones and her diary, New York has Carrie Bradshaw and her well-publicised sex life. So is the world ready for a Thai face to take up the mantle?
FROM BANGKOK WITH DESPAIR: (MIS)ADVENTURES IN DC: By Tichakorn Khroopan Hill, 310pp, 2013 CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform paperback. Available online for £8.55 (400 baht).
Enter Joyjira "Joy" Siriyakorn, the protagonist of Tichakorn Khroopan Hill's first novel, From Bangkok with Despair: (mis)adventures in DC.