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
$14.95

City of Light, City of Dark
Exploring Paris Below

by Valerie (Piotrowski) Broadwell (Morocco 1981–83)
Xlibris
157
$17.84

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
$14.95

The New York Postcard Sonnets
A Midwesterner Moves to Manhattan

by Philip Dacey (Nigeria 1963–65)
Rain Mountain Press
September 2007
73 pages
$10.00

1896
(Historical fiction)
by Floyd B. Davis (Ethiopia 1963–65)
Wasteland Press
April 2007
260 pages
$25.00

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
$39.95

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
$14.95

Coyota
[Novel]
by Martha Egan (Venezuela 1967–69)
Papalote Press
October 2007
173 pages
$21.00

Taxi to Tashkent
Two Years with the Peace Corps in Uzbekistan

by Tom Fleming (Uzbekistan 2003–05)
iUniverse
August 2007
356 pages
$23.95

The Economic Naturalist
In Search of Explanations for Everyday Enigmas

by Robert H. Frank (Nepal 1966–68)
Basic Books
May 2007
226 pages
$26.00

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
$19.95

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

by Jack Godwin (Gabon 1982–84)
Greenwood Publisher
November 2007
248 pages
$49.95

Ultimate Excursions
(novel)
by Alan Gottlieb (Ecuador 1980–81)
Paandaa, Inc.
January 2008
328 pages
$16.95

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
Springer
December 2007
260 pages
$139.00

Bunion Derby
The 1928 Footrace across America
by Charles B. Kastner (Seychelles 1980-81)
University of New Mexico Press
October 2007
242 pages
$24.95

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
$70.00

Baby
by Joseph Monninger (Burkina Faso 1975–77)
(Young adult — 13 and up)
Front Street
September 2007
204 pages
$16.95

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
2007
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
$18.95

Beowulf
by James Rumford (Chad 1971–74; Afghanistan 1974–75)
(Children ages 9–12)
Houghton Mifflin
August 2007
48 pages
$17.00

Reclaiming Honor in Jordan
A National Public Opinion Survey on "Honor" Killings
by Ellen R. Sheeley
Black Iris Publishing
133 pages
March 2007
$19.95

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
$29.95

The Elephanta Suite
(Three novellas)
by Paul Theroux (Malawi 1963–65)
Houghton Mifflin
September 2007
274 pages
$25.00

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
$17.00