HELP: Bruce Tulgan ’89 helps with Bridging the Soft Skills Gap (Wiley), and Kimberly Palmer ’01 can turn you into a Smart Mom, Rich Mom: How to Build Wealth While Raising a Family (AMACOM).

 BREATHE: John Hunt ’87, M.D., helps you breathe easy through Your Child’s Asthma: A Guide for Parents (self-published), and Appleton A. Mason III ’64, M.D., takes you on A Physician’s Journey Toward Healing (CreateSpace).

 GUIDE: Blair Kamin ’79 guides you through the Gates of Harvard Yard (Princeton Architectural Press), and G.A. Mudge ’65 shows you Two Alice Statues in Central Park (Fotobs).

 SPEND TIME: With Andrew S. Erickson ’01 and Austin M. Strange, you can spend Six Years at Sea... And Counting: Gulf of Aden Anti-Piracy and China’s Maritime Commons Presence (The Jamestown Foundation).

 KEEP: Novelist Évelyne Trouillot and translator Paul Curtis Daw ’68 keep your Memory at Bay (University of Virginia Press). Naoshi Koriyama and Bruce Allen ’71 translate Japanese Tales from Times Past: Stories of Fantasy and Folklore from the Konjaku Monogatari Shu (Tuttle Publishing).

HISTORICAL: Also describing times past are Otto and Peter Schrag ’53, authors of When Europe Was a Prison Camp: Father and Son Memoirs, 1940–1941 (Indianapolis University Press), and Susan Niditch, Amherst’s Samuel Green Professor of Religion, who writes of  The Responsive Self: Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods (Yale University Press).

CONTEMPORARY: Adi Kuntsman and Rebecca L. Stein ’91 have a more modern focus— namely Digital Militarism: Israel’s Occupation in the Social Media Age (Stanford University Press).

 CLASSIC: Albert J. von Frank ’67 edits Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Major Poetry (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press), and John Whittier Treat ’75 traces The Rise and Fall of the Yellow House (Big Table Publishing).