Recent Books — May 2007

    The Best Travel Writing 2007
    True Stories from Around the World

    edited by James O’Reilly, Larry Habegger and Sean O’Reilly
    contrubutor: Usha Alexander (Vanuatu 1996–97) 
    Travelers’ Tales
    February 2007
    $16.95

    Intimate Colonialism
    Head, Heart, and Body in West African Development Work

    (Peace Corps experience)
    by Laurie L. Charlés (Togo 1999–01)
    Left Coast Press
    April 2007
    256 pages
    $52.00; tradepaper $23.96

    Chef’s Story
    27 Chefs Talk About What Got Them into the Kitchen

    by Dorothy Hamilton (Thailand 1972–74)
    Echo Press
    April 2007
    304 pages
    $27.95

    Night Falls on Damascus
    (Mystery)
    by Frederick Highland (Micronesia 1967–69)
    St. Martin's Minotaur
    December 2006
    272 pages
    $24.95

    An African Mask
    (Novel)
    by Nicholas Ivancic (Liberia 1964–66)
    PublishAmerica
    January 2007
    550 pages
    $34.95

    Deep Travel
    Contemporary American Poets Abroad
    Editor and contributor: Sandra Meek (Botswana 1989–91);
    Contributors: Derick Burleson (Rwanda 1991–93),
    John Isles (Estonia 1992–94),
    Susan Rich (Niger 1984–86) and
    Margaret Szumowski (Zaire 1973–74, Ethiopia 1974–75)
    Ninebark Press
    March 2007
    264 pages
    $19.95

    A Tropical Place Like That
    Stories of Mexico
    by Baker H. Morrow (Somalia 1968–69)
    University of New Mexico Press
    November 2006
    164 pages
    $16.95

    What Kills What Kills Us
    (Poetry)
    Winner of the 2005 Gerald Cable Book Award
    by Kurt S. Olsson (Kyrgyzstan, 1996–98)
    Silverfish Review Press
    February 2007
    67 pages
    $14.95

    Village in the Meadows
    (Peace Corps experience)
    by Malcolm Pfunder (Turkey 1965–67)
    Çitlembik/Nettleberry Publications
    February 2007
    255 pages
    $17.95

    Jihad
    According to Abraham and the Prophets

    by Robert Roberg (Peru 1966-68)
    Peacemakers’ Press
    April 2007
    244 pages
    $14.50

    Don’ Touch My Hat!
    (ages 4–8)
    by James Rumford (Chad 1971–74; Afghanistan 1974–75)
    Knopf Books for Young Readers
    February 2007
    40 pages
    $16.99

    Antonia Saw the Oryx First
    (20th Anniversary Edition)
    by Maria Thomas [Roberta Worrick (Ethiopia 1971–73)]
    with an introduction by George Packer (Togo 1982–83)
    Soho Press
    January 2007
    296 pages
    $12.00

    Walking Theory
    (Poetry)
    by Stephen Vincent (Nigeria 1965–67)
    Junction Press
    2007
    84 pages
    $12.00
    (to order go to www.junctionpress.com)