The coronavirus pandemic has caught us completely unaware and, after several months of living in lockdown, there are not many positive outcomes in sight. Amid the rising rate of infections and deaths, we are making our way in the middle of an unforeseen crisis.
Judith Matloff ’76 has authored a book that provides accessible and sensible means of weathering difficult situations. In How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need: Survival Tricks for Hacking, Hurricanes, and Hazards Life Might Throw at You (Harper Wave 2020), she shares her expertise as a war correspondent and safety consultant with readers, helping to prepare for the unexpected and, perhaps, the inevitable. Having worked in crisis zones for over thirty years, Matloff presents suggestions on how to perform emergency first aid, how to create a bunker, and how to prevent online hacks, as well as numerous other safety protocols and tips. Humorous anecdotes are interspersed alongside the serious solutions provided.