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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22 New books by Peace Corps writers — July–August, 2021
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10 New books by Peace Corps writers: May–June 2021
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7 New books by Peace Corps writers: March–April 2021
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12 new books by Peace Corps writers: January – February 2021
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12 New books by Peace Corps writers — November & December 2020
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20 New books by Peace Corps writers: September – October 2020
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24 New books by Peace Corps writers — July & August 2020
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10 new books by Peace Corps writers: May – June, 2020
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Mark Wentling (Togo) publishes AFRICA MEMOIR: 50 Years, 54 Countries, One American Life
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6 new books by Peace Corps writers: March – April, 2020

22 New books by Peace Corps writers — July–August, 2021

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 from your purchase that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. We now include a one-sentence description  for the books listed here in hopes of encouraging readers  1) to order a book and 2) to VOLUNTEER TO REVIEW IT.  See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send a note to Marian at marian@haleybeil.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions.   In addition to the books listed below, Marian has on her shelf a number of other books whose authors would love for you to review. Go to Books Available for Review to see what is on that shelf. Join in our Third Goal effort!!! • My . . .

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10 New books by Peace Corps writers: May–June 2021

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 from your purchase that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. We now include a one-sentence description  for the books listed here in hopes of encouraging readers  1) to order a book and 2) to VOLUNTEER TO REVIEW IT. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send a note to Marian at marian@haleybeil.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. • Life as a Peace Corps Volunteer Ethiopia and Eritrea, 1972-74 Michael Banister (Ethiopia 1972-74) Self Published 149 pages May 2021 $4.99 (Kindle); $7.99 (Paperback) A collection of aerogrammes, letters and memoirs by Michael Banister about his Peace Corps experience in Ethiopia and Eritrea in 1972-74. • Riverblindness . . .

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7 New books by Peace Corps writers: March–April 2021

  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 from your purchase that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. We now include a one-sentence description  for the books listed here in hopes of encouraging readers  1) to order a book and 2) to VOLUNTEER TO REVIEW IT. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send a note to Marian at marian@haleybeil.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. • Transformation: The 60-second Mind-body Practice Integrating Tai chi and Yoga to Manage Stress and Unlock Your Potential Robert R. Abbott, Ph.D. (Nigeria 1965-67) and Zochi Young Peace Corps Writers January, 2021 110 pages $22.00 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle) Transformation has 20 chapters of text and 30 illustrations . . .

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12 new books by Peace Corps writers: January – February 2021

  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 from your purchase that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. We now include a one-sentence description  for the books listed here in hopes of encouraging readers  1) to order a book and 2) to VOLUNTEER TO REVIEW IT. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send a note to Marian at marian@haleybeil.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. • Creative Types and Other Stories By Tom Bissell (Uzbekistan 1996) Pantheon 225 pages March 2021 $12.99 (Kindle); $25.95 (hardback), $14.70 (Audible) If you like to think, if you adore language and excellent, if weird and navel gazing writing, Bissell is your guy. He’s irreverent and funny, . . .

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12 New books by Peace Corps writers — November & December 2020

  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 from your purchase that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards.    We now include a one-sentence description — provided by the author — for the books listed here in hopes of encouraging readers  1) to order the book and 2) to volunteer to review it. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send a note to Marian at marian@haleybeil.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. • What is Ethiopia? Artwork by Biniyam Alazar, text by Andrew Tadross (Ethiopia 2011-13) Independently published 43 pages November 2020 $8.00 (Paperback) A coloring book for all ages, What is Ethiopia?  attempts to show Ethiopia as the sum of its parts with . . .

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20 New books by Peace Corps writers: September – October 2020

  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 from your purchase that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. We now include a one-sentence description — provided by the author — for the books listed here in hopes of encouraging readers  1) to order the book and 2) to volunteer to review it. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send a note to Marian at marian@haleybeil.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. • Around the Horn and Back by Michael Banister (Ethiopia 1972-74) Ravenous Press 151 pages September 2020 $9.99 (Paperback), $5.99 (Kindle) What would you do with your dad’s broken time machine, a modified “spherical astrolabe?” You could fix it if you . . .

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24 New books by Peace Corps writers — July & August 2020

  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 from your purchase that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. We now include a one-sentence description — provided by the author — for the books listed here in hopes of encouraging readers  1) to order the book and 2) to volunteer to review it. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send a note to Marian at marian@haleybeil.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. • Mystics and Warriors Michael Ellis Banister (Ethiopia 1972–74) Independent March 2020 179 pages $10.99 (paperback) When Shamsuddin, the “Mage of Malta” encounters five young merchants from Persia, neither he nor the young men have any idea of the conflict their . . .

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10 new books by Peace Corps writers: May – June, 2020

  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 from your purchase that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards.   We now include a one-sentence description — provided by the author — for the books listed here in hopes of encouraging readers  1) to order the book and 2) to volunteer to review it. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send a note to Marian at marian@haleybeil.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. • The Warm Heart of Africa: An Outrageous Adventure of Love, Music, and Mishaps in Malawi Jack Allison (1966 – 69) Peace Corps Writers June 2020 224 pages $14.95 (paperback), $6.99 (Kindle) When Jack Allison joined the Peace Corps in . . .

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Mark Wentling (Togo) publishes AFRICA MEMOIR: 50 Years, 54 Countries, One American Life

  Africa Memoir tells the life story of Mark G. Wentling (Togo 1970-73) from Kansas who grew up to travel, work, and visit all 54 African countries. Derived from over a half-century spent working and living on the African continent, Wentling devotes a chapter to each country describing his firsthand experiences, eye-opening impressions, and views on future prospects. This one-of-a-kind memoir will appear in three volumes, the first, Algeria – Liberia to be published in August 2020; the second, Libya – Senegal to be published in October 2020; the third, Seychelles – Zimbabwe to be published in December 2020. Vol. I. Algeria–Liberia: $21.95 (paperback), $9.99 (eBook) Vol. II. Libya–Senegal: $21.95 (paperback), $9.99 (eBook) Vol. III. Seychelles–Zimbabwe: $21.95 (paperback), $9.99 (eBook) For the full set: $55.99 (paperback), $25.49 (eBook) To order any or all books go to Open Books. Visit all 54 African countries with an adventurous American guide who has spent over . . .

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6 new books by Peace Corps writers: March – April, 2020

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 from your purchase that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. We now include a one-sentence description — provided by the author — for the books listed here in hopes of encouraging readers  1) to order the book and 2) to volunteer to review it. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? Send a note to Marian at marian@haleybeil.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions.   • Letters from Turkey: A Peace Corps Volunteer’s Story William D. Brockhaus (Turkey 1967–69) Outskirts Press August 2019 524 pages $26.95 (paperback) The author will take the reader through an intimate view of his two years in the small Turkish town . . .

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