Controversial author discusses visiting Taiwan, plans for his next novel, and drawing mandalas while stoned in his room.
City lights shimmer below in Taipei, Taiwan on November 23, 2013. (liu jenny/Flickr)
White blooms stand neatly on floating bamboo rafts in Taipei City, Taiwan on April 1, 2013. (billlushana1/Flickr)
A photographer captured his cat in a quiet moment in Taipei, Taiwan on June 3, 2012. (今 ゆっくりと 歩いていこう/Flickr)
A striped cat sits stock-still and watchful on May 6, 2012 in Taipei. (今 ゆっくりと 歩いていこう/Flickr)
A view of Taipei City from above the clouds on March 1, 2012. (Max Chu/Flickr)
Newly wed couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony organized by Taipei city government on September 9, 2010.