Lawrence Osborne

The handmade suit I’ll never wear

3 February 2024 9:00 am

Someone somewhere must surely have calculated that Bangkok has more doctors and tailors per capita than anywhere on Earth. These…

Letter from Thailand

22 July 2023 9:00 am

Many of my friends, stranded by the Hollywood writers’ and actors’ strikes, have temporarily given up their film projects and…

The strange inspiration of the Gobi desert

22 October 2022 9:00 am

The first time I went to Mongolia was in 2014, when I travelled across the country with the actress Michelle…

The argument that found its way into The Forgiven

27 August 2022 9:00 am

I moved to Bangkok ten years ago in order to be in a place where nothing happens, where no one…

It’s getting harder to laugh off the idea of UFOs

12 June 2021 9:00 am

UFOs are no longer a joke

How Korean cinema mastered the art of horror

19 December 2020 9:00 am

The triumph of Korean cinema

Bangkok’s unravelling was easy to see coming

31 October 2020 9:00 am

Three years ago I sat down to write a novel set in my adopted home city. Placing its claustrophobic action…

Shirtmaker Simone Abbarchi

12 May 2018 9:00 am

The Premio Rezzori literary prize — held every May in Florence — is named after the Austrian writer Gregor von…