Pulse: Creative Buzz

Penn political science prof Ian S. Lustick questions White House policies in Trapped in the War on Terror (Penn Press; $24.95). … South Jersey’s Christian Klemash poses questions to John Chaney, Herman Edwards, Dick Vermeil and more in How to Succeed in the Game of Life: 34 Interviews With the World’s Greatest Coaches (Andrews McMeel; $16.95). … Wall flower Jane Golden heads the team that produced More Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell (Temple University Press; $35). … Gettysburg Civil War historian Gabor Boritt dissects The Gettysburg Gospel: The Lincoln Speech That Nobody Knows (Simon & Schuster; $28).