Short Takes

Late-season snow? Get busy Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist, by Lara Neel ’01 and Heather Marano (Skyhorse Publishing), or Taming the Wild Text: Literacy Strategies for Today’s Reader, by Pam Allyn ’84 and Monica Burns (Shell Education). Once the sidewalks are plowed, go out Discovering Princeton: A Photographic Guide with Five Walking Tours, by Wiebke Martens and Jennifer Jang ’91 (Schiffer).

Exclaim over Played!, by Michael A. Kahn ’74 (Poisoned Pen Press), or Clear!: Living the Life You Didn’t Dream Of, by Herman J. Williams ’80, M.D. (Atkins & Greenspan Writing).

Paul Ehrmann ’65 shows you the Arc of Triumph: A Novel of Courage, Cars and Love (Coachbuilt Press), and Paul Dimond ’66 introduces you to The Belle of Two Arbors (Cedar Forge). Caroline Patterson ’78 presents Ballet at the Moose Lodge (Drumlummon Institute), while Indigo Cox (pen name of Malana Moshesh ’92) guides you through Native Girl Rites (Metamorphosis).

After John H. Perkins ’64 focuses on Changing Energy: The Transition to a Sustainable Future (University of California Press), Timothy C. Lehmann ’90 sorts out The Geopolitics of Global Energy: The New Cost of Plenty (Lynne Rienner Publishers). Also thinking globally are Michael Merson ’66 and Stephen Inrig, as they take on The AIDS Pandemic: Searching for a Global Response (Springer), and Jeff T. Haley ’71 and Dale McGowan, who advocate Sharing Reality: How to Bring Secularism and Science to an Evolving Religious World (Pitchstone Publishing).

Journey From Hell to Heaven: A True Story of Survival, Serendipity, and Success, by Werner Meudt as told to D. Merrill Laux ’54 (self-published). Then get tangled in the Ephebophile’s Web, by Aaron Colombo (pen name of Luis Bonano ’87) (CreateSpace), before being Cashed Out, by Michael H. Rubin ’72 (Fiery Seas).

In the end, Robert Hornick ’66 holds What Remains: Searching for the Memory and Lost Grave of John Paul Jones (University of Massachusetts Press).