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May 16, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 12

Alumni Scene
Charlotte Rogan ’75

Reading Room: Charlotte Rogan ’75

A young woman surviving at sea

The idea for The Lifeboat — Charlotte Rogan ’75’s debut novel set in 1914 about a group of people who spend three weeks at sea after an explosion on an ocean liner — emerged in 1999. Grace Winter, who would become the novel’s main character and narrator,...Read more

New Releases by Alumni

The Passage of Power (Knopf), the fourth volume of ROBERT A. CARO ’57’s biography The Years of Lyndon Johnson, follows Johnson from 1958, when he began campaigning unsuccessfully for the 1960 Democratic nomination, to 1964. It examines his vice presidency...Read more
Members of the classes of 1944 through 1950 on the steps of Clio Hall.

Get out the orange and black

On Reunions weekend, May 31–June 3, thousands of alumni will return to campus wearing a distinctive memento of their time at Princeton: the beer jacket, which turns 100 this year. The beer jacket was invented by enterprising members of the Class of 1912...Read more
H. Bartow Farr III ’66

Newsmakers

Washington-based lawyer H. BARTOW FARR III ’66 played a key role in the Supreme Court case in March examining the 2010 health-care law. Farr’s charge was to argue in favor of upholding the remaining provisions of the Patient Protection and Afford­able Care...Read more
Sophie Gandler ’10

Starting Out: Sophie Gandler ’10

Intern in the literary office of Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, R.I. Princeton major: English, with a certificate in theater. What she does: Gandler reads and reviews scripts, looking for those that the company might want to produce. She writes...Read more

From “The Culinary Canine”: Brown Rice Arancini with Sweet Potato and Ground Chicken

1 sweet potato 11⁄2 cups short-grain brown rice 2 tbsp. olive oil 33⁄4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1⁄2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 whole egg 1 cup spinach, steamed and chopped fine 1 cup chicken, cooked Roast the sweet potato at 350 degrees for 40–50...Read more
Author Kit Feldman ’78 with Phoebe, Amos, and Sam.

A dog’s life: Cooking for man’s best friend

Kit Feldman ’78

Editor’s note: PAW senior writer Mark F. Bernstein ’83 spent a day in the kitchen with the author of The Culinary Canine, Kathryn Levy Feldman ’78. When I called Kathryn “Kit” Levy Feldman ’78 to plan our cooking demonstration, the first thing we discussed...Read more
New books & media

The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China’s Collective Past

(University of California Press) The author focuses on 72 elderly women in rural China (in the Shaanxi Province) during the decades of the 1950s and 1960s, examining socialism and how gender figured in its creation. Through this exploration,...Read more

For the Good of the Order: Nick Coleman and the High Tide of Liberal Politics in Minnesota, 1971-1981

(Ramsey County Historical Society) In this biography of the late Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Nick Coleman, Milton traces Coleman’s rise from his Irish roots to becoming the first Democratic majority leader in the Minnesota State Senate...Read more

Big Data: Principles and Best Practices of Scalable Realtime Data Systems

(Manning Publications) In this book, Marz and Ritchie look at managing data that is too big be handled in a traditional database. They provide information on how take advantage of new tools like Hadoop, Cassandra, and Thrift, in order...Read more

Why Choose the Liberal Arts?

(University of Notre Dame Press) In this book, Roche argues for the value of the liberal arts. He draws upon his experience in higher education as a student, professor, and administrator, and shows how the theoretical perspective of...Read more
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