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Special in November —
Two essays in this issue are must reads:

    New to our readers, To Preserve and to Learn: Occasional Essays about the History of the Peace Corps by John Coyne. The first installment is entitled “Establishing the Peace Corps.”


    The Writer Writes essay “With Albert Schweitzer in Gabon” by Bill Shurtleff (Nigeria 1963–66) will transport you to Schweitzer’s hospital in the ’60s and will give you incredible insight into that inspirational man.

Literary Type
Literary Type has news of writers, books, the Peace Corps and more.

Talking with . . .
The interview in this issue is with Kent Haruf, author of Plainsong.

Recent books by Peace Corps writers
Eight new books are listed including four of poems and poetry, and two on famous people.

Crazy for Rivers by Bill Barich (Nigeria 1964–66) reviewed by Mike Tidwell (Zaire 1985–78)

The Sporting Life: Horses, Boxers, Rivers, and a Russian Ballclub by Bill Barich (Nigeria 1964–66) reviewed by Tony Zurlo (Nigeria 1965–66

Making Them Like Us by Fritz Fischer reviewed by Bob Cohen (Nigeria 62–64, PC/Nigeria staff 1962–67, PC/W 1968)

Mango Elephants in the Sun: How Life in an African Village Let Me Be in My Skin by Susana Herrera (Cameroon 1992–94) reviewed by Paula Hirschoff (Kenya 1969–70)

Heelloy: Modern Poetry and Songs of the Somali by John William Johnson (Somalia 1966–69) and Abdilahi Qarshe reviewed by Eric Torgersen (Ethiopia 1964–66)

Travel Right
Go to the public market in Debrecen, Hungary with Don Beil (Somali Republic 1964–66)

How to write a novel in 100 days or less
We have days 31 to 60 planned for you and your book writing efforts. You can start at the beginning again — or you can go to Day 31 to continue your efforts.

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