Alan Radnor, a Bexley Public Library trustee, has been elected to a one-year term as the vice president/president-elect of the Ohio Library Council Board of Directors.

* Alan Radnor, a Bexley Public Library trustee, has been elected to a one-year term as the vice president/president-elect of the Ohio Library Council Board of Directors.

Radnor will ascend to a one-year term as OLC president in January 2016. He has been a member of the OLC Board of Directors since August 2012. He also has served as a speaker at the OLC's New Trustees Workshop and New Directors Workshops.

Radnor retired as an attorney from Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP.

* The novel Sublimation by W.M. Goldberger, formerly of Bexley, has been listed by a committee appointed by the board of directors of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society as one of the 25 greatest books of fiction dealing with materials science and engineering.

The novel concerns the unsolved murder of the brilliant young scientist, Dr. Marvin Khorbin after his return from a trip to Pakistan as a consultant to the United Nations. Khorbin had pioneered the development of the process of fractional sublimation that could be the basis for a low-cost means of uranium enrichment.

Goldberger was the manager of minerals and metallurgical processing at the Battelle-Columbus Laboratories and a member of Battelle's Senior Technical Council. He was also the vice president for research at the Superior Graphite Co.

* Bexley resident Charles W. Rath recently published his first novel, Play Me Something, Angus, a coming-of-age novel with themes of love, pain and regret. The story focuses on Angus McCrory, who finds the inner strength to overcome fate that devastates his life goal of becoming a professional jazz pianist.

Rath served as executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Wendy's International, 1987 to 2001 and served as the first president of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.