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Book review: Video Night in Kathmandu

Video Night in Kathmandu By Pico Iyer

I read Video Night in Kathmandu by Pico Iyer in May 2015

Asia, the far east. The Orient. A culture so different from the Western world. Different food, different customs, different ways of looking at life. Or is it?

Video Night in Kathmandu looks at how America and the Western world slowly is seeping into Asia. Taking over their culture, fast-food chains outcompeting the local restaurants, American movies being remade in Bollywood.

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