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

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 AckermanPsychiatry@gmail.com

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; laurasgrillo.com/writer/books/

AWARD-WINNING expert-led archaeological tours, food tours, walking tours and gulet cruises. Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Turkey and UK. Peter Sommer Travels www.petersommer.com

BETTER ALLIES: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces Karen Smith Catlin ‘85. Demystifies allyship in an actionable, approachable, and blame-free way. Topics: building a diverse workforce, amplifying and advocating for others, giving effective feedback, and using inclusive language. www.betterallies.com, Amazon.

BODY OF KNOWLEDGEA 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, ammatthews.com

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ADVISOR: For over a decade, Julia Rolnick has been helping students become outstanding and successful applicants. www.collegeconsiderations.com; (802) 394-2525; juliarolnick@collegeconsiderations.com

 

CRIMEAN SEAS, KIEV SKIES: A NOVEL Eric Almeida ‘84. Hotel receptionist Yulia Petrenko plunges into a swirl of political corruption and high finance in the summer before the Ukrainian revolution, also enmeshing an American businessman and Russian intelligence operative. www.ericalmeida.com, Amazon.

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

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: hlparecruit@gmail.com. Please note that due to the high number of respondents, we will unfortunately be unable to reply to every inquiry.

FULFILLMENT: an aspirational adventure. Hal Barwood '63. Oliver Page is young, shy, superstitious, skidding through jobs in the video game biz. Will he ever get traction? Welcome to your life, bro; it's the most challenging game. See more at finitearts.com, Amazon.

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.

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, royalrajencounters.com

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, royalrajencounters.com

JFK, THE KENNEDYS AND ME Lester S. Hyman ’52. Never before told stories about JFK and the Kennedy clan. Robert Kennedy’s daughter Kathleen writes: “You can see why JFK said yes to this fascinating man…read this book!”. https://www.lestershyman.com

LEWIS CARROLL: The Worlds of His Alices Edward Guiliano ‘72. A fresh and comprehensive analysis of the life and creative works of Lewis Carroll—the whimsical and brilliant Oxford mathematics don who changed literature and infused world culture with Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Amazon

MARION, MASSACHUSETTS September - June. Perfect for professor or grad student(s). Lovingly restored 1825 home in beautiful village center. Easy walk to beach, harbor, clubs, shops. Four bedrooms, 3 baths, family room, deck. One hour to Boston, 40 minutes to Providence. $1,800 per month. wtifft@eugeria.net

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NEW YORK CITY Three bedroom, 3-1/2 bath hotel suite across from Lincoln Center. Fractional Ownership -- a second home over 2,000 square feet. Genuine hotel services, including daily housekeeping, 24-hour concierge, same day laundry and dry cleaning, full kitchen and washer/dryer, access to the Equinox Sports Club. $350,000. Contact: a.tedeschi@comcast.net

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: max@gwu.edu

PROVENCE Villa rental near Avignon. www.la-lavande.comesafdie@cordisgroup.com; (401) 225-4919.

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. lulu.com, felixgranados@aol.com

RESEARCH ASSISTANT & PERSONAL ASSISTANT New York. We are seeking applicants for a position performing research and operational support duties for a high-level executive. This is an opportunity to be part of a talented group working on a wide variety of projects, both personal and professional in nature. Responsibilities include conducting thorough research on a diverse array of topics (and synthesizing findings into recommendations); coordinating and performing various operational and logistical tasks; analyzing information, strategies, facilities, and practices, and making adjustments and improvements as necessary; tracking and directing information and activities to ensure efficient completion of all open items; and managing complex projects. Qualifications for this position include a sterling academic record and exceptional critical-thinking skills. The right individual for this position will be adaptive, diligent, and capable of performing consistently at a high level. The ability to consider and track all relevant details, while still keeping an eye on the big picture, is key in this role. An analytical mindset and precision in written and spoken communications are also required. We welcome applicants with varying levels of experience and from a broad range of professional and academic backgrounds. This is a full-time position with outstanding compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and reasonable working hours. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to search350@outlook.com

RIGHT FULL RUDDER: Courage to Change Course Bruce J. Boydell ’63. A story of life events calling for changes in direction. Responding to warning signals is key. Professor Barrett Hazeltine’s endorsement says: “I came away feeling I had gained much from it.” bjboydell@icloud.com, Amazon.

SAT/ACT TUTORING: Robert Kohen, Ph.D., Harvard and Columbia grad, provides individualized tutoring for the SAT and ACT. (212) 658-0834; robertkohen@koheneducationalservices.com; www.koheneducationalservices.com

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. books.disney.com

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

SUMMER HATS: thatwayhat.com

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.” mcgarrbooks@gmail.com; agent Robin Rue, rrue@writershouse.com

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. candidatequinn.com

THE LITTLE BOOK OF BEING: Practices and Guidance for Uncovering your Natural Awareness Diana Winston ’88. In 72 short chapters, the education director at the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center offers a practical guide to experiencing natural awareness—an effortless, relaxed, and spacious state of mindfulness. www.dianawinston.com, Amazon, etc.

THE NIGHT BEFORE Wendy Walker '89. First dates can be murder. Riveting and compulsive, The Night Before “takes you to deep, dark places few thrillers dare to go” as two sisters uncover long-buried secrets when an internet date spirals out of control. wendywalkerbooks.com, amazon.

THE REEFS OF TIME Jeffrey A. Carver ‘71. The starstream is beautiful. But beauty turns deadly when an ancient AI bent on destruction uses it to travel uptime, to our near-future. Latest in The Chaos ChroniclesStarrigger.netAmazon. On sale: July 23rd.

THE RISK THEATRE MODEL OF TRAGEDY: Gambling, Drama, and the Unexpected Edwin Wong ‘07. Inspired by Aristotle, Hegel, and Nietzsche, Wong cracks tragedy’s code. Risk theatre is now the basis of the world’s largest tragedy playwriting contest. risktheatre.com. Amazon, B&N

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: tellmystoryaudio.com

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

WILD WORLD Peter S. Rush '71. Award-winning debut novel - A young Brown grad navigates the turmoil of the anti-war movement, campus unrest and police corruption while trying not to compromise his values or lose the girl he loves. petersrush.com

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. www.lavenderink.org, Amazon.

YOU STARTED WHAT AFTER 60? HIGHPOINTING ACROSS AMERICA by Jane Trowbridge Bertrand ’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 www.Itascabooks.com; Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.

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