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...

Teaching, Tenure, & Terrorism

Michael Barry, lecturer in Islamic Culture in Princeton University’s Department of Near Eastern Studies, brings more than the usual academic credentials to the lecture hall.Born to American parents living...

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,...

On the Bookshelf: Fun Times for Geeks

Raphael Rosen, “Math Geek: From Klein Bottles to Chaos Theory, a Guide to the Nerdiest Math Facts, Theorems, and Equations.” Adams Media, a division of F+W Media Inc. www.adamsmedia.com.On...

Life’s Joys: Goodness, Beauty, Truth . . . and the Molar

Alice Calaprice, Daniel Kennefick, & Robert Schulmann, “An Einstein Encyclopedia,” Princeton University Press. www.press.princeton.edu.It’s the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s theory of relativity and that is occasion enough for another...