A glance along the shelves of any Thai bookshop is an experience in
itself. Titles appear and disappear almost weekly, and while there are no official numbers of exactly how many magazines are being published at any one time in Thailand, I'd estimate the number to be close to 800.
There are around 60 licensed Thai language editions of overseas magazines . But for every high profile overseas invader, there are many more locally produced magazines covering almost every niche you can think of --- and some
you probably haven't.
Here's a selection of some of the more unusual Thai-language magazines, available on the shelves of bookshops in Bangkok.