Juice Alive: The Ultimate Guide to Juicing Remedies
Steven Bailey B.S. '76 coauthors a text that explains how to use fruits, vegetables, and herbs to make juices for good health.
Square One Publishers, 2006. 258 pages. $12.
Bilingual and International Schools in Mexico and Central America
Casia Freitas B.A. '04 edited this guide to over 80 bilingual and international schools throughout Mexico and Central America. The book is especially helpful to new expatriate families in the process of choosing the most suitable school for their children and to higher education administrators in the United States.
Institute of International Education, 2006. $15.
Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great
Diana Larsen B.A. '86 coauthors a text for software development teams, which includes the tools, tricks, and tips needed to fix problems throughout the life of projects.
Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2006. 192 pages. $19.
For What He Could Become
Jim Misko B.A. '55 authors a novel about a man, half Irish and half Athabaskan Indian, who leaves his native village, fights in World War II, falls into alcoholism, but eventually finds love.
Northwest Ventures, 2006. 370 pages. $17.
Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Genesis: Explorations in Text and Meaning
Rabbi Francis Nataf B.A. '81 brings a sophisticated approach to some of the central themes in Genesis, offering profound and relevant teachings from the Bible's first book. He uses both modern and classical tools of interpretation that allow the book to be rooted in the Jewish tradition and yet still be of universal interest.
Urim Publications, 2007. 125 pages. $22.
Mark Schorr M.A. '93, a real-life psychotherapist and author of 10 books, offers a mystery thriller about a Vietnam vet turned counselor who has a female client who turns up dead. The protagonist gets drawn into her world--and Portland's darker side--in an effort to find her killer.
St. Martin's Minotaur, 2006. 272 pages. $19.
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