Monk Chasing Monkey is the latest novel from well known Bhutanese author Kunzang Choden. Rigzin, a young monk, lives a cloistered life with his master in the remote mountains of Bhutan. He knows nothing of the outside world, till one day his blissful isolation is invaded by a modern pop song. All peace and contentment shattered, Rigzin can find no rest he satiates his curiosity. With the help of his master, Rigzin sets off on a magical journey around the country following his monkey mind wherever it take him. He finds himself thrust into a world far more confounding than he imagined. By turns fiercly comical and tender, Monk Chasing Monkey is the story of modern Bhutan and a moving tribute to the ordinary lives who navigate unknowable complexities every day.