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WE WANT YOU! Alumni group advocating for ROTC. Jon Hillman '09, or (978) 590-5657.

A GIFT TO AMERICA: The Story of the Gettysburg Foundation David F. Remington ‘61. Conditions at Gettysburg once disgraced the nation. A new Superintendent, stubbornly opposed but charged with fixing it, using untried methods found the help he needed. Amazon

A GOOD JOB IS HARD TO FIND  Amy Johnsen-Harris, A.B. ’70. Fido and friends face a difficult winter with determination and optimism. Clever text and fantastic photos, for children, with a feminist subplot. Amazon

A LIFE OUT OF WHACK: Confessions and Reflections of an Un-American All-American Les Essif PhD ‘91. A French professor and former cop challenges the American way as he recounts the unusual life and mind of an iconoclastic baby-boomer.

DR. BRIAN ACKERMAN is a Harvard Medical School trained psychiatrist who is an Internationally recognized Mindfulness Educator and is Director of Meditation & Mindfulness Services at the Kent Center in Warwick. He has a private practice on 154 Waterman St. where he offers students and faculty highly skilled and intelligent psychotherapy and medications if needed. Call for appointment: (401) 500-5638 or

AN INTIMATE REBUKEFemale Genital Power in Ritual and Politics in West Africa Laura S. Grillo ‘78. Postmenopausal women deploy nudity and the conjuration of their sex to rebuke evil and protest the immoral use of political power. Amazon;

BOCA RATON, FLORIDA Five-bedroom home with gorgeous pool in very private, guard-gated community of multi-million dollar custom homes, on one+acre. $1.2M. Excellent value with low taxes and HOA fees. Move-in ready. (561) 931-8320; photos:; inquire at

BODY OF KNOWLEDGE: A Novel A M Matthews BA'70. A book you can't put down as you follow Susan Glasser, a researcher, trying to figure out what is happening after she makes a biotechnology discovery. 5 Stars! Amazon,

BROWN CLASS OF '58 yearbook. (314) 726-3003.

BUYING OR SELLING IN RI OR MA? Contact Sarah Mahoney Huard '93, Mott & Chace Sotheby's International Realty. Proudly representing the Sotheby's International Realty brand, specializing in RI real estate sales within Providence and its surrounding suburbs.; (401) 255-2578.

EGG/EMBRYO DONOR Brown University alumna seeks egg or embryo donor for open/known donation. Please contact prospective parent directly at:

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, NEW YORK Highly intelligent, resourceful individual with exceptional communication skills and organizational ability needed to support a busy executive. Primary responsibilities include coordinating a complex schedule, assisting with travel, and providing general office help in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. An active approach to problem-solving is essential. Prior experience assisting a high-level executive a plus. We offer a casual atmosphere in a beautiful space, working as part of an extraordinary group of gifted, interesting individuals. This is a full-time position with excellent compensation and benefits, as well as significant upside potential and management possibilities. Please email your resume and cover letter to: Please note that due to the high number of respondents, we will unfortunately be unable to reply to every inquiry.

EXPERT-LED cultural tours: archaeology/food/walking in Britain, Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Turkey. Gulet cruises and charters.

FINE FURNISHINGS SHOW PROVIDENCE: Waterfire Arts Center, November 9-11. An annual show offering American made, handcrafted furniture and accessories. For more information visit:

FORMER ADMISSIONS OFFICERS check your college/grad school application and give detailed feedback before you apply. Founded by Brown/Penn alum.; (203) 762-6500.

HAPPENSTANCE Hal Barwood ’63. A Nevada gambler, accused of laundering money, discovers a plot to hack the state’s next senatorial election. Will his own detective work save him while saving democracy? Sure, if he’s very lucky. See more at

HAPPY IVY LADY seeks free-thinking sapiophile for cozy domesticity and global adventure.

HONDURAS IN DANGEROUS TIMES: Resistance and Resilience James J. Phillips Ph.D. '76. Hondurans find many ways to resist and change an oppressive society. Reviewer: "This book is essential reading for understanding contemporary Central America." Amazon.

IMPROVING YOUR HAPPINESS AND SUCCESSHow a Simple Mathematical Approach Can Lead to Personal, Professional and Political Happiness and Success Through Better Decision Making. Hovey M. Tyndall '54. Available through Xlibris, (888) 795-4274.

INDIA-RAJASTHAN: Think beyond the Taj Mahal! This amazing wonder of the world will NOT be your best memory. Customized trips for 2-12 by private car, small van, motorcycle or horse! Enjoy sightseeing, shopping, cooking, visits with royal families and stays in historic palaces, castles and forts. Intimate, breathtaking and totally luxurious. Two weeks, starting at $5,400 all inclusive! Be transported! (914) 426-7624,

INDIA-RAJASTHAN: Think beyond the Taj Mahal! This amazing wonder of the world will NOT be your best memory. Customized trips for 2-12 by private car, small van, motorcycle or horse! Enjoy sightseeing, shopping, cooking, visits with royal families and stays in historic palaces, castles and forts. Intimate, breathtaking and totally luxurious. Two weeks, starting at $5,400 all inclusive! Be transported! (914) 426-7624,

ITALY. An Insider's Visit to Italy. Active, tailored, authentic tours of Italy’s time-honored traditions with exclusive introductions to artisans and producers keeping their chosen crafts alive. Tuscany, Emilia Romagna, Liguria, Piedmont, Dolomites and more. Relax. Experience. Enjoy. 1-877-6600738;

LOS ANGELES  and environs. Serving discerning sellers, buyers, developers and lessees loving all manner of architecture. Preferential consideration for Brown alumnae. Please contact Lisa Paperno ’76, Realtor Deasy/Penner & Partners bre ca. 01489687. (323) 404-7504;

MODERN MEMOIRS, INC. Your memoir, the way you want it! High quality commissioned (as-told-to) and assisted memoirs, including editorial, formatting, self-publishing, and more. or call (413) 253-2353.

PARIS – MARAIS Exquisite, sunny, quiet 1-bedroom apartment behind Place des Vosges. King-size bed, living/dining room, six chairs, full kitchen, washer, dryer, wifi. Weekly maid service. $1,350 weekly. Email:

PART-TIME FAMILY ASSISTANT Housing included (New York City). Part-time position with outstanding compensation (including rent-free housing in a separate apartment) available for academically accomplished, responsible, extraordinarily organized individual to serve as a family assistant to a busy Manhattan family. The role will involve various activities including coordinating a complex family schedule, administrative support, research projects, light cleaning and meal prep (the family has a housekeeper that handles the bulk of these responsibilities), and pet care for a hypoallergenic dog. Consideration can be given only to candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States. Highly attractive compensation (on a pre-tax, fully legal basis), three weeks of paid vacation, no charge will be made for rent, and health insurance will be provided. This is a year-round position for which we would ask a minimum two-year commitment. If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to

PENCE: The Path to Power Andrea Neal '80. Using only named sources, Neal explores Mike Pence's path to the vice presidency. She interviews friends and foes for a multifaceted portrait of a self-described "Christian, conservative, Republican" - in that order. IU Press, Amazon

PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO CEO Innovative Technology Firm seeks a highly energized and confident individual who will thrive in a busy environment to serve as both an executive and personal assistant to the firm’s Co-Chief Executive Officer. Candidate must be highly organized and efficient with strong attention to detail. Superior interpersonal and communication skills are required.

PLEASE RECEIVE YOUR HEALING FROM HEAVEN Cyndi White, ’69. You CAN pray for your miracle in your OWN body. You CAN be healed! Please read the 2016 addendum in my book first, where grace and mercy rubber meets the road. Amazon

REFUGEE: An American Story Felix Alberto Granados '76. Fast paced and entertaining family autobiography of life in America after Fidel Castro seized control of Cuba.,

SAT PREP with the best! Master tutor Karen Berlin Ishii '78 NYC/Skype.

SEEKING MATERIALS related to the late John Rowe Workman, Brown classics scholar. Specifically, works related to his brilliant lectures in the 1970s about the history of disasters. Reply via email to

SHE DID IT!: 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think Written and illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully ’61. Engrossing biographies show how American women changed the course of society. Reading for the whole family.

ST. JOHN, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS Hillcrest Guest House.; (340) 998-8388.

ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA Gorgeous villas, minutes to best beach in Antigua. Private pool. Breathtaking views.

THE 16TH PETER MCGARR MYSTERY by Bartholomew Gill (Mark McGarrity '66). Boston Herald"Vibrant landscape…a plot with punch…poignancy.” Washington Post: "Irish characters…true and memorable.” New York TimesAstonishing…internal complexity…surface charms and graces.”; agent Robin Rue,

THE ADULTERATION OF CHILDREN'S SPORTS: Waning Health and Well-Being in the Age of Organized Play Kristi Erdal '88. Presents current behavioral and physiological research about how adults have changed children’s organized sport in recent decades and about the consequences of those changes. Available at: Professor Kristi Erdal, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble

THE CANDIDATE Jack Quinn ’59. Assigned to protect presidential candidate Senator Charles Robinson, Secret Service Agent Jared Coughlin discovers a secret relationship between Robinson and Jared’s deceased parents; that Robinson was a German spy in WWII; and murdered Jared’s father.

THE CHURCH AT THE END OF PORTLAND STREET: 75 Years in the Life of a CommUUnity in Yarmouth, Maine Edited by Mariana S. Tupper '83. A transcribed oral history project documents the evolution of a small Maine Unitarian Universalist church.

THE FIRST HOUSE Stephen Wallin ’78. This book of poems explores the impact of violence on its victims through a series of characters who move us from despair to a clear-eyed resolve to shed the past and carry on. Amazon

THE GREAT AMERICAN FOOT RACE Andrew Speno '88. A foot race from L.A. to N.Y.? Forty miles a day for 84 days? $25,000 to the winner? Strange-but-true sports story for teens.

THE YOGA SUTRAS OF PATANJALIA Visual Meditation. Book One: Samadhi Padah Melissa Townsend ’81. Gorgeous paintings for each sutra with clear, accessible translation and commentary by artist, long-time yoga practitioner, and Sanskrit teacher. “Visionary and thoughtful.” “Stunning.”, Amazon

TOXIC HOME/CONSCIOUS HOME: A Mindful Approach to Wellness at Home Rob Brown, MD ’87. Learn to uncover sources of home toxicity. Implement straightforward solutions and toxin free alternatives. Improve the health and well-being of your entire household!, Amazon

TREASURE CAY BEACH, BAHAMAS Lovely 2-bedroom villa with high rental income. Direct water views from private beach site among several small sand dunes. Very special. For details:

TUTORING: Robert Kohen, Ph.D., provides individualized tutoring for middle school, high school and college students in English, literature and writing.;; (212) 658-0834. 

UNIQUE GIFT ALERT! Tell My Story, an audio story production company founded by Molly Schulson '16, takes milestone moments in your life and transforms them into extraordinary tales. Think engagements, birthdays, anniversaries and retirements. It's like an episode of a podcast, personalized for you (with custom music and narration). Check out examples:

UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS WANTED Royalty publisher seeks fiction and non-fiction for adults and children., (503) 968-6777.

WESTPORT, CT Five-bedroom, 5,000 square-foot home at Compo Beach. Five minutes to NYC train. A-rated school systems, close to all amenities, steps to the beach. $2.55M. (203) 451-2157; photos:; inquire at

WHAT YOUR ADHD CHILD WISHES YOU KNEW: Working Together to Empower Kids in School and Life

Dr. Sharon Saline, 1985. 

Available from Penguin Random House online and in bookstores now. 

For a sample chapter and more information, see 

WILD WORLD Peter S. Rush '71. After the Kent State massacre, Steve Logan wanted to change the system though he risked his life and losing his love, Roxy. He soon discovered that making a difference was making him different!

WINTER LIGHT Peter Thompson PhD '75. Holden Caulfield meets Lucky Jim! A novel of dire winter in a New England boarding school. The alienation and public freak-out of the young Latin teacher, Rhodes. Funny and dark., Amazon.

YALE WRITERS' WORKSHOP June 2019. From first to final draft, find your voice at Yale. Apply by March 15, 2019.

YEARBOOKS AVAILABLE from past years 1992-2016. Buy today!

YOU NEED A SCHOOLHOUSE: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South Stephanie Deutsch ’69. A lively account of Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald and the program they created together to build over 5,000 schoolhouses, many of which are now being restored as African American heritage sites. Northwestern University Press, Amazon 

YOU STARTED WHAT AFTER 60? HIGHPOINTING ACROSS AMERICA by Jane Trowbridge Bertrand, class of ’71. An inspiring account of one woman’s attempt to reach the highest point in every state, having left the toughest for last. Available at

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