Wondering what are the best books to read before travelling to Thailand? Below, find our top recommendations for fiction set in Thailand, plus audiobooks, travel guides and more. (Also spot two of our favourite Thai cookbooks!). While this is a quick list guaranteed to get you started, we cover Thai reading lists in much more detail in these three posts: The Best Books about Thailand, 33 Audiobooks about Thailand and the 29 Best Thailand Travel Guides.

Tip: If you like reading novels in a series, don’t miss Bangkok 8. This fast-paced crime series follows its protagonist through five books (also available in as audiobooks). Enjoy!

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