Alumni books out now: February 2013
KEITH GAREBIAN, PhD'73, has written his nineteenth book, a collection of haiku poems titled Moon on Wild Grasses (Guernica Editions, $15). Keith's haikus encompass a wide range of themes including nature, empirical experience, the self, love, death, and grief. Keith is a widely published and award-winning literary, theatre, and dance critic, biographer, and poet.
ALEX ZHAVORONKOV, Com'01, Artsci'01, has written The Ageless Generation: How Advances in Biomedicine Will Transform the Global Economy (Palgrave Macmillan, $27). The book provides a helicopter view on the progress science has already made and illuminates the possibilities that the scientific and medical community will soon make into realities. Alex went on from Queen's to a master's degree in biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate in biophysics from the Moscow State University. He is a director and trustee of the Biogerontology Research Foundation, a UK-based registered charity supporting aging research worldwide, and the director of the International Aging Research Portfolio (IARP) knowledge management project.