Vinee Calvino

Created by Christopher G. Moore (1946--) Dubbed the "The Hemingway of Bangkok," expatriate Christopher G. Moore is one of Canada's most successful novelists. Yet, perhaps typically, he's almost unknown in Canada (or North America, for that matter). But in Thailand and Southeast Asia he's become something of a sensation, especially among foreign workers and travelers. … Continue reading Vinee Calvino

Poke Rafferty

Created by Timothy Hallinan (1942 --) POKE RAFFERTY doesn't have your typical background for a private eye. He was a travel writer, and in fact, he's still a writer, at least part-time. Plus he's also got to be about the only gumshoe of Filipino-Irish heritage that I can think of. Now he lives in Bangkok, … Continue reading Poke Rafferty