Search - List of Books by J. Maarten Troost
J. Maarten Troost (b.1969) is the author of three books about his experiences in the Pacific Islands and 3-month trip to China. Troost writes about the part of his life spent in the South Pacific in Getting Stoned with Savages (2006) and The Sex Lives of Cannibals (2004) -- and one on a trip to China: The Strange and True Story of One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation, or How He Became Comfortable Eating Live Squid (2008).
Total Books: 21
He has also written essays for The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, and the Prague Post, the latter while he was a student. He has also been a consultant for the World Bank.
Troost was born in the Netherlands of Dutch-Czech descent. He grew up in Canada and currently lives in California.