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Ayun Halliday - Author

About the Author

Ayun Halliday is the sole staff memeber of the quarterley zine The East Village Inky and the author of A Sarong in My Backpack. She has also written Job Hopper and Dirty Sugar Cookies: Culinary Observations , Questionable Taste, which are available in the US. She is Bust Magazine's Mother Superior columnist and also contributes to National Public Radio, Hip Mama, Bitch, and more anthologies than you can shake a stick at without dangling a participle.

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No Touch Monkey!

No Touch Monkey!

Author: Ayun Halliday Format: eBook Release Date: 25/08/2015

Ayun Halliday may not make for the most sensible travel companion, but she is certainly one of the most outrageous, with a knack for inserting herself (and her unwitting cohorts) into bizarre situations around the globe. Curator of kitsch and unabashed aficionada of pop culture, Halliday offers bemused, self-deprecating narration of events from guerilla theater in Romania to drug-induced Apocalypse Now reenactments in Vietnam to a perhaps even more surreal collagen-implant demonstration at a Paris fashion show emceed by Lauren Bacall. On layover in Amsterdam, Halliday finds unlikely trouble in the red-light districteliciting the ire of a tiny, violent madam, and is forced to explain tampons to luggage-searching soldiers in Kashmir: "e;They're for ladies. Bleeding ladies."e; A self-admittedly bumbling tourist, Halliday shareswith razor-sharp wit and to hilarious effectthe travel stories most are too self-conscious to tell.This second edition includes an updated foreword.

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