Perking the Pansies, Jack Scott’s bitter-sweet tragi-comedy recalling the first year of a British gay couple living in a Muslim land was published just over ten years ago by Summertime Publishing. And now it’s back in the top ten on Amazon. Congratulations, Jack!
Once again when Expat Nest, Counselling Without Borders, asked us here at the Expat Bookshop to list our favourite titles published during 2021. In no particular order, here is our top 10 – books to inform and entertain, inspire and admire.
Happy New Year to all our readers. Wishing everyone a healthier, safer 2022 and a new normal more like the old.
Addressing the Dual Career Dilemma with CARE An essential book for professional couples. Will help you make the decisions that are right for you and your family. Dorie Clark, Duke and Columbia Business Professor A real gift to couples who want to think generatively, productively and deliberately about their future careers together. Samantha Rockey, Associate Fellow, SAID… Read More Whose Career – Yours, Mine or Ours? Reviews from the Experts
The perfect Christmas gift for children The Twelve Days of Christmas is a traditional English Christmas carol of French origin which details the gifts received from a true love beginning on the day after Christmas. But what gifts would one receive if the twelve days were spent on a magical safari through the African savanna?… Read More The Twelve Days of Christmas Safari – a Perfect Gift
Nancy Daniel Wesson, author of I Miss the Rain in Africa, talks candidly about her fascinating and life-enhancing experience as a Peace Corp volunteer. “Living in Uganda also forced a lot of unconventional solutions — fixing a broken toilet valve with dental floss, using the filthiest laundry rinse water to flush that same toilet or to mop… Read More Author Nancy Wesson Recalls Her Time in the Peace Corp
Goodbye Again is a poem for children – to be read aloud by parents or by the children themselves. It tells the story of little Emma and her siblings, Bruno and Anne, who have to move to another country – yet again! Emma is devastated at having to leave her life behind, having to say goodbye… Read More Goodbye Again – Out Now
A perfect gift for children Third Edition, written by Wakanyi Hoffman, illustrated by Milena Weichelt The Twelve Days of Christmas is a traditional English Christmas carol of French origin which details the gifts received from a true love beginning on the day after Christmas. But what gifts would one receive if the twelve days were spent on a… Read More The Twelve Days of Christmas Safari
Over the last two years, the world has changed in ways that most of us could never have imagined. We are still living with the pandemic, but we are also experiencing a period of social, racial, economic and environmental reckoning that spans the world. Even if by some miracle, we were to all begin to… Read More FIGT 2022 – Where Do We Go From Here?
When will my turn come? Didn’t we agree that both our careers were equally important? Sound familiar? All too often, one career takes precedence over the other, and the dreams of a dual career marriage disintegrate into dust. And it’s even more complicated if you are globally mobile. Juggling two careers with multiple moves –… Read More Whose Career – Yours, Mine or Ours? Out Now
Expat Life Stripped Bare Nine women share the emotional and practical realities of life away from ‘home’. Edited by Carrie Frais of MumAbroad. “Divorce, death, alcoholism… these are women’s real stories about what lies beneath the Facebook veneer of life abroad. They may be a harsh wake-up call in many cases, but their stories are also refreshing,… Read More #LivingTheDream – 2nd Ed, Revised and Expanded