Saturday, July 4, 2020

Fiction: The Bad, the Worse, and the Worst

His fingertips grew hungry, prowling the surface of the keys like tiny lungfish slurping at the lettered pegs for sustenance to feed their drive to weave a tale of...

Poetry & Small World Coffee

Ellen Foos, Vasiliki Katsarou, and Lynne Shapiro, editors, “Dark as a Hazel Eye: Coffee & Chocolate Poems,” Ragged Sky Press, www.raggedsky.com.This collection of 52 poems features works by both...

Editor’s Note

From the Editor: Our original plan for this issue of Genesis did not include the discussion with Princeton professor Michael Barry on the teaching of Near Eastern studies in...

Writer at Work

The huge elm lay on its side in front of my house like a capsized ship. It was still alive, still breathing, saturated with enough water to last maybe...

From the Editor

With this winter issue, Genesis marks the completion of its first year of publication.It was some year. If anyone had told me that I would be interviewing one of...

Economics: His and Hers

Princeton professors (and husband and wife) Angus Deaton and Anne Case have made headlines recently. He won the Nobel Prize. She was the first author, along with her husband,...

Innovation in Healthcare

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton is dedicated to considering new approaches and ways of thinking to help build a Culture of Health in the United States. RWJF’s...

Tales of Two Cities: Trenton & Cars; Binghamton, NY, & IBM

Clifford W. Zink, “Mercer Magic,” published by the Roebling Museum. www.roeblingmuseum.org . Hardcover, full color book with 208 pages and 335 illustrations.In 1900, as historian and preservationist Clifford Zink...

On the Bookshelf: Non-Fiction

Non-FictionHelen V. Milner and Dustin Tingley, “Sailing the Water’s Edge:The Domestic Politics of American Foreign Policy,” Princeton University Press. www.press.princeton.edu.A professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University,...

On the Bookshelf: Poetry

Michael Dickman, “The Green Migraine: Poems,” Copper Canyon Press. www.coppercanyonpress.org.Michael Dickman, a lecturer in creative writing at the Lewis Center of Princeton University, co-wrote “Green Migraine” with his brother,...