THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
BOOKS BY FOREIGN SERVICE AUTHORS
We are pleased to present
this year’s roundup of
books by Foreign Service
members and their families.
IN THEIR OWN
he Foreign Service Journal
is pleased to present
our annual Foreign Service authors roundup
in plenty of time for holiday orders. Whether
you read the listings in print or online, we urge
you to visit our online bookstore when a title
strikes your fancy. There you will find all the
books in this edition, as well as volumes thathave been featured in previous years—and more (see www.afsa. org/bookstore).
What follows is our annotated list of volumes written, edited
or translated by Foreign Service personnel and their family mem-
bers in 2014 and 2015. The list is not a definitive record of works
by FS authors; we rely on the authors themselves to bring their
books to our attention. The roundup was assembled with the vital
aid of Assistant Editor Brittany DeLong, Editorial Intern Shannon
Mizzi, Associate Editor Maria C. Livingston and Contributing Edi-
tor Steven Alan Honley.
This year’s list contains a solid history section, including our
own long-awaited history of AFSA, a policy and issues section
with three offerings on climate change, a number of very interest-
ing memoirs and an unusually large selection of fiction, in addi-
tion to a potpourri of works for young children, high schoolers,
adult language learners, theatergoers, gourmets and leaders.
We also have the pleasure this year of introducing readers to a