Recent books by Peace Corps writers: July 2008

Off the Deep End
by W. Hodding Carter (Kenya 1984–86)
Algonquin Books
June 2008
209 pages

The Last Campaign
Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days that Inspired America
by Thurston Clarke (Tunisia 1968)
Henry Holt and Company
June 2008
336 pages

Danger in the Desert:
True Adventures of a Dinosaur Hunter

(young adult lit)
by Roger Cohen (Mongolia 1996–98)
July 2008
Flying Point Press
189 pages

What Would Kinky Do?
How to Unscrew a Screwed-Up World
by Kinky Friedman (Borneo 1967–69)
St. Martin’s Press
June 2008
288 pages

A Small Harvest of Pretty Days
by Larry Kimport (Malaysia 1980-82)
Foremost Press
181 pages

Inside Outside
A Retiree’s Peace Corps Journal from South Africa
by Sydney Kling (South Africa 2001-03)
DHOT, Inc.
387 pages

Jesus Was Arrested in Mexico City
and Missed the Wedding
by Lawrence F. Lihosit (Honduras 1975–77)
A Book Company
93 pages

Executive Privilege
by Phillip Margolin (Liberia 1966–67)
368 pages
June 2008

300 Best Stir-Fry Recipes
by Nancie McDermott (Thailand 1975–78)
Robert Rose, Inc.
352 pages

Southern Cakes
Sweet and Irresistible Recipes for Everyday Celebrations
by Nancie McDermott (Thailand 1975–78)
Chronicle Books
168 pages

The Last Days of Old Beijing
Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed
by Michael Meyer (China 1995–97)
Walker & Company
June 2008
336 pages

The French Atlantic Triangle
Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade

by Christopher L. Miller (Zaire 1975–77)
Duke University Press
February 2008
571 pages

Bill Owens
by Bill Owens (Jamaica 1964–66)
March 2008
224 pages

Trouble Tree
by John Hill Porter (Staff/DC 1970–72)
MacMillan Caribbean
March 2008
322 pages

The Ohio River
In American History and Voyaging on Today's River, Along with the Allegheny, Monongahela, Kanawha, Muskingum, Kentucky, Green and Wabash Rivers
by Rick Rhodes (Ecuador 1999–2000)
St. Petersburg, Fl: Heron Island Guides
June 2008
320 pages

Dirty Words
A Literary Encyclopedia of Sex

edited by Ellen Sussman
contributor — Mary-Ann Tirone Smith
(Cameroon 1965-67)
Bloomsbury USA
June 2008
305 pages

The Man Who Loved Rilke
by Eric Torgersen (Ethiopia 1963–65)
March Street Press
May 2008
61 pages