World Art Now

12: Narisa Chakrabongse in Conversation with Michael Backman (part 1)

March 16, 2020 Michael Backman Episode 12
World Art Now
12: Narisa Chakrabongse in Conversation with Michael Backman (part 1)
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World Art Now
12: Narisa Chakrabongse in Conversation with Michael Backman (part 1)
Mar 16, 2020 Episode 12
Michael Backman

Narisa Chakrabongse is a member of Thailand's extended royal family and a great-granddaughter of King Chulalongkorn.  She grew up in England, the daughter of a Thai prince and an English mother. At 15, while still living in England, she found herself orphaned, in the middle of her school exams, and now the sole inheritor of a royal mansion in Bangkok, behind the Grand Palace, in need of upkeep. Today, she is the founder and owner of River Books, a successful publishing house that specialises in  books on Asia art & history, and the owner of an award-winning boutique hotel in Bangkok. Listen to the first of two candid Podcasts on Narisa's extraordinary life.

For more visit: https://www.michaelbackmanltd.com/

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Narisa Chakrabongse is a member of Thailand's extended royal family and a great-granddaughter of King Chulalongkorn.  She grew up in England, the daughter of a Thai prince and an English mother. At 15, while still living in England, she found herself orphaned, in the middle of her school exams, and now the sole inheritor of a royal mansion in Bangkok, behind the Grand Palace, in need of upkeep. Today, she is the founder and owner of River Books, a successful publishing house that specialises in  books on Asia art & history, and the owner of an award-winning boutique hotel in Bangkok. Listen to the first of two candid Podcasts on Narisa's extraordinary life.

For more visit: https://www.michaelbackmanltd.com/