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Mon, 9 July 2018

Jake Needham an American Author in Southeast Asia - HD Video Interview and Podcast

[HD video and podcast below] Jake Needham, a successful American lawyer and screenwriter, is today one of the most popular writers of thrilling fiction novels in Southeast Asia.

In the past eighteen years, Jake has published ten popular crime and spy thrillers which are set in three of the region's most exciting and colourful countries - Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand.

Jake Needham. Click to enlarge.

More than half a million copies of the English-language editions of his books have been sold around the world, mainly in Europe and Asia. Some of his titles have also been translated into foreign languages and film rights acquired by film and television companies.

Jake has lived and worked in the US, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand. He is married to Pintuporn Sawamiphakdi, a graduate of Oxford University in England and the former Editor of Thailand Tatler magazine as well as a columnist with the Bangkok Post. They have two sons, and today spend most of their time between Thailand and the United States.

In this interview, which took place on Friday, 6 July 2018 in a suite at the Dusit Thani Bangkok, Jake speaks to Steven Howard of to give a little insight into his career, books and love of the region.

Jake Needham an American Author in Southeast Asia - Interview


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