Short Takes

Compiled by Katherine Duke ’05

Culture as Comfort
By Sarah J. Mahler ’81 (Pearson)
Mahler’s book describes how we develop “cultural comfort zones” in childhood and how we can expand them throughout our lives.

Share

Short Takes

Compiled by Katherine Duke ’05

Ad Nomad: The Case Histories of Dane Bacchus
By Eric Jay Sonnenschein ’75 (Hudson Heights Press)
This comic novel, by a veteran of the ad industry, follows the title character through the strange world of pharmaceutical advertising.

Share

Short Takes

Compiled by Katherine Duke ’05

Boss or Dupe: The Voter in American Politics
By Dr. Jeff Rohlfs ’65 (Self-published)
This analysis of the interplay of special interests and voters in Washington politics is available as a free PDF download from www.jeffrohlfs.com.

The Darlings in Love
By Melissa Kantor ’91 (Hyperion)
Teenaged friends Victoria, Natalya and Jane deal with infatuation and heartbreak.

Share