Alan S. Blinder ’67 offered his take on the state of politics, and economics, in a recent column: “Partisan gridlock blocks progress—and makes Americans understandably angry.” — The Wall Street Journal

Nobel laureates Oliver Hart *74 and Princeton professor Angus Deaton are among the 370 economists who’ve signed a letter in opposition to Donald Trump that calls him a “dangerous, destructive choice” for president. Deaton was one of 24 Princeton faculty to sign. — The Wall Street Journal

Author Jodi Picoult ’87’s new book, Small Great Things, debuted at No. 1 on the Hardcover Bestsellers list.The New York Times

Former Princeton men’s basketball standout Gabe Lewullis ’99 has returned to his hometown of Allentown, Pa., as chief of sports medicine for the Lehigh Valley Health Network. — The Morning Call