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 — 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
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April 2012 New Peace Corps Books

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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April 2012 New Peace Corps Books

Bending with the Wind: Memoir of a Cambodian Couple’s Escape to America Bounchoeurn Sao & Diyana D. Sao as told to Karline Frances Topp Bird (Thailand 1968-70) McFarland & Company $35.00 210 pages March 2012 • Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation by Tom Bissell (Uzbekistan 1996-97) McSweeney’s, Believer Books $14.00 300 pages April 2012 (more about the book) • Unofficial Peace Corps Volunteer Handbook by Travis Hellstrom (Mongolia 2008–11) Advance Humanity Publishing $15.95 234 pages 2010 (PCWW review) • The Master Blaster by P.F. Kluge (Micronesia 1969-70) Overlook Press $25.95 304 pages April, 2012 (re NYTimes review) • Far Away In The Sky: A Memoir of the Biafran Airlift by David L. Koren (1965–66) Createspace $17.99 (paperback); $8.60 (Kindle) 332 pages April 2011 • Peace Corps Experience: Write and Publish Your Memoir by Lawrence F. Lihosit (Honduras 1975–77) iUniverse $13.95 (paperback); $3.03 (Kindle) 127 pages April 2012 • . . .

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