Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, October 05, 2012

Bird Watcher's Bible
A Complete Treasury. Science, Know-How, Beauty, Lore
Jonathan Alderfer, Ed.
National Geographic Books, Washington, DC, 2012
Hardback: 400 pp., illus. $40, C$45, £25. ISBN 9781426209642.    ORDER

The Brain Supremacy
Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience
Kathleen Taylor
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Hardback: 380 pp., illus. $29.95, £18.99. ISBN 9780199603374.    ORDER

Consider the Fork
A History of How We Cook and Eat
Bee Wilson, with illustrations by Annabel Lee
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2012
Hardback: 351 pp., illus. $26.99, C$30. ISBN 9780465021765.    ORDER

The Cuban Missle Crisis in American Memory
Myths Versus Reality
Sheldon M. Stern
Stanford University Press, Palo Alto, CA, 2012
Hardback: 208 pp., illus. $75. ISBN 9780804783767.    ORDER
Paperback: 208 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780804783774.    ORDER
Stanford Nuclear Age.

Dangerous Work
Diary of an Arctic Adventure
Arthur Conan Doyle. Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stasbower, Eds.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2012
Hardback: 376 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780226009056.    ORDER

Portrait of a Genius
Paul Johnson
Viking (Penguin), New York, 2012
Hardback: 176 pp. $25.95, C$27.50. ISBN 9780670025718.    ORDER

A Concise Natural History. 2nd ed.
David E. Fastovsky and David B. Weishampel
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2012
Hardback: 426 pp[., illus. $180, £85. ISBN 9781107010796.    ORDER
Paperback: 426 pp[., illus. $72, £38. ISBN 9780521282376.    ORDER

Environmental Flows
Saving Rivers in the Third Millenium
Angela H. Arthington
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2012
Hardback: 419 pp., illus. $75, £52. ISBN 9780520273696.    ORDER
Freshwater Ecology.

Failed Evidence
Why Law Enforcement Resists Science
David A. Harris
New York University Press, New York, 2012
Hardback: 270 pp. $35. ISBN 9780814790557.    ORDER

A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore
2nd ed.
Allen Jeyarajasingam. Illustrated by Alan Pearson
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Hardback: 481 pp., illus. $108, £60. ISBN 9780199639427.    ORDER
Paperback: 481 pp., illus. $62.95, £34.95. ISBN 9780199639434.    ORDER

The Natural History and Diversity of Diptera
Stephen A. Marshall
Firefly, Buffalo, 2012
Hardback: 616 pp., illus. $125. ISBN 9781770851009.    ORDER

Follow the Leader?
How Voters Respond to Politicians' Policies and Performance
Gabriel S. Lenz
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2012
Paperback: 339 pp., illus. $27.50, £18. ISBN 9780226472140.    ORDER
Chicago Studies in American Politics.

Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why
The Science of Sexual Orientation
Simon LeVay
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Paperback: 430 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9780199931583.    ORDER

Guesstimation 2.0
Solving Today's Problems on the Back of a Napkin
Lawrence Weinstein
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012
Paperback: 377 pp., illus. $19.95, £13.95. ISBN 9780691150802.    ORDER

Handbook of Stem Cells
Vol. 1, Pluripotent Stem Cells. Vol. 2, Adult and Fetal Stem Cells. 2nd ed.
Anthony Atala and Robert Lanza
Academic (Elsevier), London, 2012
Hardback: 2 vol. set. 1074 pp., illus. $549.95. ISBN 9780123859426.    ORDER

Hubble's Universe
Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images
Terence Dickinson
Firefly, Buffalo, 2012
Hardback: 300 pp., illus. $49.95. ISBN 9781770851078.    ORDER

Human Dignity, Human Rights, and Responsibility
The New Language of Global Bioethics and Biolaw
Yechiel Michael Barilan
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 366 pp., illus. $36. ISBN 9780262017978.    ORDER
Basic Bioethics.

Internet Architecture and Innnovation
Barbara van Schewick
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Paperback: 586 pp., illus. $28. ISBN 9780262518048.    ORDER

Intracellular Pathogens I
Ming Tan and Patrik M. Bavoil, Eds.
ASM Press, Washington, DC, 2012
Hardback: 406 pp., illus. $189.99. ISBN 9781555816742.    ORDER

Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England
Kenn Kaufman and Kimberly Kaufman
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2012
Paperback: 416 pp., illus. $20. ISBN 9780618456970.    ORDER

Making Democratic Governance Work
How Regimes Shape Prosperity, Welfare, and Peace
Pippa Norris
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012
Paperback: 293 pp., illus. $29.99, £18.99. ISBN 9781107602694.    ORDER

Mind and Cosmos
Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False
Thomas Nagel
Oxford University Press, New York, 2012
Hardback: 140 pp. $24.95, £16.99. ISBN 9780199919758.    ORDER

Mirror Earth
The Search for Our Planet's Twin
Michael D. Lemonick
Walker, New York, 2012
Hardback: 303 pp., illus. $26. ISBN 9780802779007.    ORDER

New Solar System Visions
Michael Benson
Abrams, New York, 2012
Hardback: 209 pp., illus. $55, C$62, £35. ISBN 9781419704222.    ORDER

Rare Birds
The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
Elizabeth Gehrman
Beacon, Boston, 2012
Hardback: 252 pp. $26.95. ISBN 9780807010761.    ORDER

Regenerative Biology and Medicine
2nd ed.
David L. Stocum
Academic (Elsevier), London, 2012
Paperback: 473 pp., illus. $119.95. ISBN 9780123848604.    ORDER

River Notes
A Natural and Human History of the Colorado
Wade Davis
Island, Washington, DC, 2012
Hardback: 172 pp., illus. $22.95,. ISBN 9781610913614.    ORDER

Shakespeare's Tremor and Orwell's Cough
The Medical Lives of Great Writers
John J. Ross
St. Martin's, New York, 2012
Hardback: 303 pp., illus. $24.99. ISBN 9780312600761.    ORDER

The Stardust Revolution
The New Story of Our Origin in the Stars
Jacob Berkowitz
Prometheus, Amherst, NY, 2012
Hardback: 376 pp., illus. $27, C$28.50. ISBN 9781616145491.    ORDER

Telling Genes
The Story of Genetic Couseling in America
Alexandra Minna Stern
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2012
Hardback: 248 pp., illus. $60. ISBN 9781421406671.    ORDER

Train Wreck
The Forensics of Rail Disasters
George Bibel
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2012
Hardback: 367 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781421405902.    ORDER

The Universe Within
From Quantum to Cosmos
Neil Turok
House of Anansi Press, Toronto, 2012
Paperback: 304 pp., illus. $15.95. ISBN 9781770890176.    ORDER
Massey Lecture.

Vision and Brain
How We Perceive the World
James V. Stone
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Paperback: 257 pp., illus. $30, £20.95. ISBN 9780262517737.    ORDER

Waltzes with Giants
The Twilight Journey of the North Atlantic Right Whale
Peter C. Stone
Skyhorse, New York, 2012
Hardback: 128 pp., illus. $17.95. ISBN 9781620871065.    ORDER

Watching War
Jan Mieszkowski
Stanford University Press, Palo Alto, CA, 2012
Hardback: 256 pp., illus $80. ISBN 9780804782395.    ORDER
Paperback: 256 pp., illus $24.95. ISBN 9780804782401.    ORDER

When Cancer Strikes a Friend
What to Say, What to Do, and How to Help
Bonnie E. Draeger
Skyhorse, New York, 2012
Paperback: 251 pp., illus. $14.95. ISBN 9781620872147.    ORDER

Why We Are Here
Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City
Edward O. Wilson and Alex Harris
Liveright (Norton), New York, 2012
Hardback: 239 pp., illus. $39.95, C$42. ISBN 9780871404701.    ORDER

The Winner Effect
The Neuroscience of Success and Failure
Ian H. Robertson
Thomas Dunne (St. Martin's), New York, 2012
Hardback: 319 pp. $25.99, C$29.99. ISBN 9781250001672.    ORDER