Recent books by Peace Corps writers: November 2007

Back to Misery Bay
by Lauri Anderson (Nigeria 1965–67)
North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.
July 2007
192 pages

City of Light, City of Dark
Exploring Paris Below

by Valerie (Piotrowski) Broadwell (Morocco 1981–83)

The Changeful Map
by Sally Stout Cook (Kingdom of Tonga 1982–84)
[published under the name Sally Stout]
Story Weaver Press
June 2007
334 pages

The New York Postcard Sonnets
A Midwesterner Moves to Manhattan

by Philip Dacey (Nigeria 1963–65)
Rain Mountain Press
September 2007
73 pages

(Historical fiction)
by Floyd B. Davis (Ethiopia 1963–65)
Wasteland Press
April 2007
260 pages

Whats Wrong With Microfinance?
edited by Thomas Dichter (Morocco 1964–66; staff: PCD/Yemen 1980–82) and Malcolm Harper
Practical Action Publishing
July 2007
285 pages

Best American Fantasy
edited by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer
Contributor: Tony D’Souza (Cote d’Ivoire 2000–02; Madagascar 2002–03)
Prime Books
June 2007
396 pages

by Martha Egan (Venezuela 1967–69)
Papalote Press
October 2007
173 pages

Taxi to Tashkent
Two Years with the Peace Corps in Uzbekistan

by Tom Fleming (Uzbekistan 2003–05)
August 2007
356 pages

The Economic Naturalist
In Search of Explanations for Everyday Enigmas

by Robert H. Frank (Nepal 1966–68)
Basic Books
May 2007
226 pages

Falling Behind
How Rising Inequality Harms the Middle Class

by Robert H. Frank (Nepal 1966–68)
Berkeley: University of California Press
July 2007
160 pages

The Arrow and the Olive Branch
Practical Idealism in US Foreign Policy

by Jack Godwin (Gabon 1982–84)
Greenwood Publisher
November 2007
248 pages

Ultimate Excursions
by Alan Gottlieb (Ecuador 1980–81)
Paandaa, Inc.
January 2008
328 pages

African Cultural Astronomy
Current Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy Research in Africa

edited by Jarita Holbrook (Fiji 1988–91) with Rodney Thebe Medupe and Johnson O. Urama
December 2007
260 pages

Bunion Derby
The 1928 Footrace across America
by Charles B. Kastner (Seychelles 1980-81)
University of New Mexico Press
October 2007
242 pages

Zion in the Desert
American Jews in Israel's Reform Kibbutzim

by William F.S. Miles (Niger 1977–79)
State University of New York Press
July 2007
242 pages

by Joseph Monninger (Burkina Faso 1975–77)
(Young adult — 13 and up)
Front Street
September 2007
204 pages

The Bight of Benin
Short Fiction
by Kelly J. Morris (Togo 1968–72; staff: Togo APCD 1974–79,PC/W 1979–81,PC/RTRO 1982, Benin APCD 1983, Togo APCD 1983–84, PC/W 1995–2001)
Atacora Press
183 pages

Fermenting Revolution
How to Drink Beer and Save the World
by Christopher Mark O'Brien (Senegal 1995)
New Society Publishers
November 2006
275 pages

by James Rumford (Chad 1971–74; Afghanistan 1974–75)
(Children ages 9–12)
Houghton Mifflin
August 2007
48 pages

Reclaiming Honor in Jordan
A National Public Opinion Survey on "Honor" Killings
by Ellen R. Sheeley
Black Iris Publishing
133 pages
March 2007

New Faces at the Crossroads
The World in Central Indiana

by John Sherman (Nigeria 1966–67, Malawi 1967–68)
Jeffrey A. Wolin (photographer)
Indiana University Press
99 pages
October 2007

The Elephanta Suite
(Three novellas)
by Paul Theroux (Malawi 1963–65)
Houghton Mifflin
September 2007
274 pages

Four Feet, Two Sandals
(Picture Book)
by Karen Lynn Williams (Malawi 1980–83)
and Khadra Mohammed
Illustrated by Doug Chayka
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
September 2007
32 pages