May 16, 2018

Geneva Book Signing for “The Boy with A Bamboo Heart” And For the First Time in Europe “L’Enfant Au Coeur de Bambou”.

Payot Libraire – Rive Gauche
Rue de la Confédération 7 
1204 Genève Suisse 

“A riveting, wrenching and inspiring account of a life’s journey. Dr. Amporn’s remarkable story is not about childhood survival or war-time battles, rather a life-long struggle to defeat his demons and transform his fate.” Nelson Rand, author and journalist.

Please join us as Payot Libraire – Rive Gauche hosts Canadian author Chantal Jauvin for a book signing of “The Boy with a Bamboo Heart” published by Maverick House. The book was named Book of the Lunar Year 2016 and placed as finalist for the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

This bilingual event is open to the public, so please bring a friend. No tickets are required.

Copies of the book, both the original English edition and the newly translated French edition will be available for sale. All author proceeds are being donated to the FORDEC charity.

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December 30, 2015

Inspire our Youth to Dream in 2016.

Photo courtesy of BK via Flickr.

With the year drawing to a close, we are bombarded on social media with introspection of 2015, resolutions for 2016 and best wishes from friends and strangers alike.

My husband and I have returned from a trip to New York City. The main purpose of the visit was to take Top (whose full name is Sukrit Ratanadachasakoo) to visit the United Nations. Top is a twenty year old university student from Bangkok, Thailand, who we have sponsored to travel to the USA for one month.  We offered him the trip to motivate him to excel in his studies and to broaden his horizons. Read More »