AFSA Book Market

Start Date/Time: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 09:00
End Date/Time: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:00

Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Two dozen of the Foreign Service authors featured in The Foreign Service Journal November 2016 & 2017 issues will be on site at AFSA HQ with their books.

Plus—distinguished literary agent and editor Deborah Grosvenor will present a talk on writing and publishing and answer your questions.

AFSA Headquarters, 2101 E St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20037
Refreshments will be served.
RSVPs not required. Questions? Email


Confirmed Authors in Attendance:

Ben East: Two Pumps for the Body Man and Patchworks

Louis Sell: U.S.-Soviet Relations and the Collapse of the USSR

Harry W. Kopp: Career Diplomacy

Barry Riley: The Political History of American Food Aid

Judith Heimann: Paying Calls in Shangri-La

Leon Weintraub: We're All Alike and Different

Shawn Kobb: City of Ghosts, Tower of Fools

Laurie Pickard: Don't Pay for Your MBA

Ambassador (ret.) Charles Ray: Ethical Dilemmas and the Practice of Diplomacy, and other titles

Dan Whitman: Answer Coming Soon, and other titles

Debbie Trent, Rob Albro and Ambassador (ret.) Brian Carlson: Nontraditional U.S. Public Diplomacy—Past, Present and Future; The Last Three Feet: Case Studies in Public Diplomacy; Local Voices/Global Perspectives: Challenges Ahead for U.S. International Media; America’s Dialogue with the World; Engaging the Arab & Islamic Worlds through Public Diplomacy: A Report and Action Recommendations

Robin White: My Own Dear Wife: A Yankee Couple's Civil War

Corrinne Callins: Moja and the Lion

Ambassador (ret.) Dennis Jett: American Ambassadors - The Past, Present and Future of America’s Diplomats and The Iran Nuclear Deal: Bombs, Bullets and Bureaucrats. Also featuring Dirty Wars and Polished Silver and A Burning Hunger – One Family’s Struggle Against Apartheid from his wife, Lynda Schuster. 

Matthew Palmer: Enemy of the Good, The American Mission, Secrets of State and The Wolf of Sarajevo

Ambassador (ret.) Steven Pifer: The Eagle and the Trident

Bill Penoyar: On the Road with a Foreign Service Officer