New Books By Peace Corps Writers

Monthly listing of books of all types written by Peace Corps writers and recently published — or discovered.

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New books by Peace Corps writers — July 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — June 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — April 2016
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New Books by Peace Corps writers — March 2016
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New Books by Peace Corps Writers — February 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — January 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2015
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New Books by Peace Corps writers: April-June 2014
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Recent Books by Peace Corps Writers — October 2013

New books by Peace Corps writers — July 2016

  To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com — Click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the publishing format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? — Send a note to peacecorpsworldwide@gmail.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. • Democracy on the Edge: A Discussion of Political Issues in America Terry A. AmRhein (Swaziland 1970s) with Dr William K. Fifield Mill City Press 2015 300 pages $16.00 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle) • In the Belly of the Elephant: A Memoir of Africa Susan Corbett (Liberia 1976–79) CreateSpace March 2016 396 pages $14.99 (paperback), $4.99 (Kindle)   • White Moon in a Powder Blue Sky: A Primer in Healing from both Sides . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — June 2016

  To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com — Click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the publishing format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards.   See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? — Send a note to peacecorpsworldwide@gmail.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. •   The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan Laurence  Leamer (Nepal 1964–66) William Morrow June 2016 384 pages $27.99 (hardcover), $12.99 (Kindle) • Brevité: A Collection of Short Fiction Stephen Mustoe (Kenya 1983–84) Peace Corps Writers May 2016 132 pages $7.95 (paperback), $4.95 (Kindle) • Double Chai Quilt: Selected Poems 1980–2016 Steve Rapp (Benin 1986–88) Harvard Bookstore April 2016 146 pages $18.00 (order from publisher) • Judenstaat: . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2016

  To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com — Click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the publishing format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards.   See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide?  Send a note to peacecorpsworldwide@gmail.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. • Death in Veracruz (thriller) Hector Aguilar Camin (author), translated by Chandler  Thompson (Colombia 1962–64) Schaffner Press 2015 304 pages $16.95 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle) • The Emperor and the Elephants: A Peace Corps Volunteer’s Story of Life During the Late 1970s in the Central African Empire Richard W. Carroll (Central Africa Republic 1976–82) Peace Corps Writers May, 2016 180 pages $15.00 (paperback) • The Relunctant Volunteer: My Unforgettable Journey with the Peace Corps . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — April 2016

To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com — Click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the publishing format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? — Send a note to peacecorpsworldwide@gmail.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions.   Moon Colorado Camping: The Complete Guide to Tent and RV Camping (Travel) Joshua  Berman (Nicaragua 1998–2000) Avalon Travel Publishing April 2016 350 pages $19.99 (paperback) . • Blood Upon The Snow (A Novel of the American Revolution) Martin R. Ganzglass (Somalia 1966–68) A Peace Corps Writers Book March, 2016 344 pages $14.95 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle) • Lips Open and Divine (poetry) Matthew A. Hamilton (Armenia 2006–08; Philippines 2008–10) Winter Goose Publishing April . . .

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New Books by Peace Corps writers — March 2016

To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com, click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the publishing format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send a note to peacecorpsworldwide@gmail.com, we’ll send you a copy. • The Seed of Joy (Peace Corps novel) William  Amos (Korea 1979-80) CreateSpace, 2nd ed., 2015 344 pages $12.99 (paperback), $4.99 (Kindle) • Journey to the Heart of the Condor: Love, Loss, and Survival in a South American Dictatorship (A “parallel” memoir that relates the Peace Corps experience) Emily C. Creigh (Paraguay 1975–77) and Dr. Martín Almada Peace Corps Writers February 2016 470 pages $17.50 (paperback), (Kindle) •   Two Pumps for the Body Man by B.A. East (Malawi 1996–98) New Pulp Press March 2016 . . .

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New Books by Peace Corps Writers — February 2016

To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com, click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the publishing format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send us a note to peacecorpsworldwide@gmail.com. • African Witch: Modern Tale of Magical Harm Christopher West Davis CreateSpace January 2016 418 pages $16.95 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle). • American Sahib Eddie James Girdner (India 1968–70) (a Peace Corps novel) CreateSpace March 2016 426 pages $14.90 (paperback) • The Toughest Job: The Crossroads of One Man’s Peace Corps Experience (Second edition) Scott M. Henrickson (Cote d’Ivoire 1995–96) CreateSpace January 2016 286 pages $15.00 (paperback), $2.99 (Kindle) • Time Passages (Peace Corps memoir) Jay Hersch (Colombia 1964–66) A Peace Corps Writers Book October 2015 . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — January 2016

To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com, click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the publishing format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send us a note at peacecorpsworldwide@gmail.com. • • Circling Sicily (travel) Leita Kaldi Davis (Senegal 1993–96) Createspace December 2015 42 pages $12.00 paperback • The Toughest Peace Corps Job: Letters from Somalia, 1969 Jim  Douglas (Somalia 1969–71) Inkwater Press December 2015 336 pages $16.95 (paperback), $27.95 (hardcover), $4.99 (Kindle) • The Girl in the Glyphs: A Novel David C. Edmonds (Chile 1963-65) A Peace Corps Writers Book January 5, 2016 354 pages $12.99 paperback; $4.99 Kindle • Lirio Del Peru (Spanish translation of Lily of Peru) David C. Edmonds . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2015

To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com, click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the publishing format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. • Marrying Santiago by Suzanne Adam (Colombia 1964–66) Peace Corps Writers May 2015 $15.00 (paperback), $3.49 (Kindle) . • Learning to Love Kimchi: Letters Home from a Peace Corps Volunteer by Carol MacGregor Cissel (Korea 1973–75) CreateSpace May 2015 274 pages $10.99 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle) . • Three Hundred Cups of Tea and The Toughest Job: Riding the Peace Corps Rollercoaster in Mali, West Africa by Asifa Kanji and David Drury (both PCVs Mali 2011–12; PCResponse: Ghana 2012–13, South Africa 2013) CreateSpace May 2015 290 pages $14.95 (paperback) • A Hundred Veils by Rea Keech (Iran 1967–69) Real Nice Books . . .

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New Books by Peace Corps writers: April-June 2014

To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com, click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support our annual writers awards. • The Dandy Vigilante (mystery) by Kevin Daley (Samoa 1986-89) Anaphora Literary Press 252 pages March 2014 $19.00 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle) • Lauren Greasewater’s War: A Grand Canyon Novel (novel) by Stephen Hirst (Liberia 1962–64) Muuso Press 246 pages April 2014 $14.95 (paperback), $7.99 (Kindle) For more about the book (and how to get a free digital download) • When the Whistling Stopped (novel) by David J. Mather (Chile 1968–70) Peace Corps Writers 274 pages June 2014 $12.95 (paperback), $6.95 (Kindle) • Kilometer 99 (Peace Corps novel) by Tyler McMahon (El Salvador 1999–02) St. Martin’s Griffin 344 pages June 2014 $14.99 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle) PCWriters review . . .

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Recent Books by Peace Corps Writers — October 2013

To order any of these books from Amazon, click on the book cover or the bold book title — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support our annual writers awards. • The Fallout by S.A. Bodeen (Tanzania 1989–90) Feiwel and Friends $16.99 (hard cover); $8.89 (Kindle) 336 pages September 2013 • Julia & Rodrigo by Mark Brazaitis (Guatemala 1991–93) Gival Press $20.00 (paperback) 222 pages October 2013 • Good Morning, Mr. Paul: A Memory of a Peace Corps Volunteer’s Journey into History by Paul Burghdorf (Indonesia 1963–65) WestBow Press $3.99 (Kindle) 150 pages 2012 • The Ravenala: A Romantic Novel by Jackie Zollo Brooks (Madagascar 1997–99) A Peace Corps Writers Book $16.00 (paperback), $12.88 (Kindle) 286 pages September 2013 • Caminata: A Journey by Lori DiPrete Brown (Honduras 1983–85) Global Reflections Press $10.50 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle) 227 pages August 2013 • . . .

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