MARRIED TO BHUTAN: How One Woman Got Lost, Said "I Do," and Found Bliss (Hay House, 2011)
Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Linda Leaming was the only American living in Bhutan for ten years. Her work has appeared in Ladies’ Home Journal, Mandala Magazine, Guardian U.K., A Women’s Asia (Travelers’ Tales, 2005), and many other publications. Eric Weiner included her in his bestseller, The Geography of Bliss. She has an M.F.A. in fiction from the University of Arizona, and she regularly speaks about Bhutan at colleges, churches, seminars, and book groups. Her Bhutanese husband is a thanka painter, who has exhibited his paintings in numerous galleries in the U.S., from New York to Idaho, and his work has been collected by individuals and museums all over the world.