Saturday, July 4, 2020

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,...

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...

A Forgotten (Almost) Story from F. Scott Fitzgerald

Literary scholars will point out that undiscovered and unpublished manuscripts by famous authors sometimes are unpublished simply because they were unpublishable in the first place. As critic Sarah Churchwell...

PSO and Signum Quartet Explore the Quartweet

We live in an impatient world. A television sitcom holds the audience’s attention for less than 30 minutes. The organizers of the TED talks on important issues limit the...