“There is so much more to this book than you’d imagine. The word ‘dictionary’ is accurate but doesn’t do it justice. As you work through the A-Z of terms relating to global mobility you’re reminded how complex are their meanings.“ Helen Ellis, author of Being a Distance Grandparent
It’s that time of the year again when Expat Nest, Counselling Without Borders, ask us here at the Expat Bookshop to list our favourite titles published during the year. As usual, in the best tradition of ‘no particular order’, here is our top 10 for 2022 – books to enlighten and amuse, inspire and admire.
From battling bullies to building bridges, my life as a Third Culture Kid It’s not every day you meet a white, blond, Midwest American kid who speaks English with a Japanese accent. FIND OUT MORE…
Travels Through Asia: where the stars disappear is the discovery of the traditions and history of different cultures in Sikkim, Ladakh and Orissa – now Odisha, China, the Caucasus, Nepal and Myanmar, recounted through the filter of illness. Hermann Hesse once wrote: “Where borders vanish, we find Nirvana. The beloved stars of nostalgia still shine brightly… Read More Out Now: Travels Through Asia
“An engaging journey of personal transformation through courage, authenticity, and self-love.” Katia Vlachos, author of A Great Move “Part memoir, part self-help book, Badass Abroad is… full of surprising twists, relatable stories, and smart advice. A must-read for every expat spouse.” Olga Mecking, author of Niksen “I’d recommend to every expat accompanying spouse moving abroad… Read More Badass Abroad – the Reviews Are In
Joyce Agee The Newcomer’s Dictionary is an A to Z of words that explore aspects of relocating. Whether you have moved or are considering a move, this dictionary will help to identify and describe the experience of being a newcomer. Filtered through Joyce Agee’s memories and illustrated by her sister, Ellen Agee, this book identifies the… Read More The Newcomer’s Dictionary – Out Now!
How to Get Your Expat Shift Together Claire Hauxwell Meet Dandelion, our author’s alter ego – a flailing spouse and dedicated mom of two who’s a decade into her expat life and doesn’t know who the hell she is anymore. Dandelion’s schtick is getting old. Dandelion’s feeling uncomfortable in her own skin. Dandelion’s longing for… Read More Badass Abroad – Out Now!
Vida en Movimiento Crecer a través de las Transiciones La vida está llena de transiciones. A veces suceden en un lugar geográfico. Pasamos de la niñez a la edad adulta, de la soltería al matrimonio, de la salud a la enfermedad crónica. Otras veces se dan cuando nos trasladamos de un lugar a otro. En… Read More Life in Motion – Spanish Edition Out Now!
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.
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