Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, November 30, 2012

Applications of Neutron Powder Diffraction
Erich H. Kisi and Christopher J. Howard
Oxford University Press, New York, 2012
Paperback: 504 pp., illus. $84.99, £45. ISBN 9780199657421.    ORDER
Oxford Series on Neutron Scattering in Condensed Matter, 15.

Borges and Memory
Encounters with the Human Brain
Rodrigo Quian Quiroga
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 223 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780262018210.    ORDER
Translated from the Spanish edition (Buenos Aires, 2011) by Juan Pablo Fernandez.

Coding Freedom
The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking
E. Gabriella Coleman
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012
Paperback: 268 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780691144610.    ORDER

Coding Places
Software Practice in a South American City
Yuri Takhteyev
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 271 pp., illus. $34. ISBN 9780262018074.    ORDER
Acting with Technology.

How Commerce Has Spread Disease
Mark Harrison
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2012
Hardback: 394 pp., illus. $38. ISBN 9780300123579.    ORDER

Nature and Culture
Andrew Robinson
Reaktion, London, 2012
Paperback: 208 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9781780230276.    ORDER

Fields and Streams
Stream Restoration, Neoliberalism, and the Future of Environmental Science
Rebecca Lave
University of Georgia Press, Athens, 2012
Hardback: 186 pp., illus. $59.95. ISBN 9780820343914.    ORDER
Paperback: 186 pp., illus. $22.95. ISBN 9780820343921.    ORDER
Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation, 12.

Nature and Culture
Stephen J. Pyne
Reaktion, London, 2012
Paperback: 207 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9781780230467.    ORDER

Handbook of Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurointerventional Technique
2nd ed.
Mark R. Harrigan and John P. Deveikis
Humana (Springer), New York, 2012
Paperback: 870 pp., illus. $129. ISBN 9781617799457.    ORDER
Contemporary Medical Imaging, vol. 1.

Heartbeats in the Muck
The History, Sea Life and Environment of New York Harbor. 2nd ed.
John Waldman
Empire State Editions (Fordham University Press), New York, 2012
Paperback: 160 pp., illus. $18. ISBN 9780823249855.    ORDER

Land of Extremes
A Natural History of the Arctic North Slope of Alaska
Alexander D. Huryn and John E. Hobbie
Snowy Owl (University of Alaska Press), Fairbanks, AK, 2012
Paperback: 327 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781602231818.    ORDER

A Very Short Introduction
Guido Caldarelli and Michele Catanzaro
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Paperback: 143 pp., illus. $11.95, £7.99. ISBN 9780199588077.    ORDER

Open for Business
Conservatives' Opposition to Environmental Regulation
Judith A. Layzer
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 520 pp., illus. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780262018272.    ORDER
American and Comparative Environmental Policy.

Our Future Earth
How the Planet Will Change in the Next 100,000 Years
Curt Stager
Duckworth Overlook, London, 2012
Paperback: 296 pp., illus. £10.99. ISBN 9780715643822.    ORDER

The Real Story of Risk
Adventures in a Hazardous World
Glenn Croston
Prometheus, Amherst, NY, 2012
Paperback: 294 pp. $19. ISBN 9781616146603.    ORDER

Rethinking Autism
Variation and Complexity
Lynn Waterhouse
Academic (Elsevier), London, 2012
Hardback: 480 pp., illus. $74.95, €53.95, £45.99. ISBN 9780124159617.    ORDER

The Science Magpie
A Hoard of Fascinating Facts, Stories, Poems, Diagrams and Jokes, Plucked from Science and Its History
Simon Flynn
Icon, Cambridge, 2012
Hardback: 288 pp., illus. £12.99. ISBN 9781848314160.    ORDER

Seizing the Means of Reproduction
Entanglements of Feminism, Health, and Technoscience
Michelle Murphy
Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2012
Hardback: 268 pp., illus. $84.95. ISBN 9780822353317.    ORDER
Paperback: 268 pp., illus. $23.95. ISBN 9780822353362.    ORDER
Experimental Futures.

The Spirit of the Place
Samuel Shem
Berkley (Penguin), New York, 2012
Paperback: 414 pp. $16, C$17. ISBN 9780425258781.    ORDER
Reprint, 2008 ed.

Still the Same Hawk
Reflections on Nature and New York
John Waldman, Ed.
Empire State Editions (Fordham University Press), New York, 2012
Paperback: 159 pp., illus. $18. ISBN 9780823249893.    ORDER

Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
George Dyson
Vintage (Random House), New York, 2012
Paperback: 423 pp., illus. $16.95, C$19.95. ISBN 9781400075997.    ORDER
Reprint, 2012 ed. Reviewed by James P. McCusker, Science, 337, 297 (20 July 2012).

The Visioneers
How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnologies, and a Limitless Future
W. Patrick McCray
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 365 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780691139838.    ORDER

Watching Vesuvius
A History of Science and Culture in Early Modern Italy
Sean Cocco
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2012
Hardback: 334 pp., illus. $45, £29. ISBN 9780226923710.    ORDER

Fredric Raichlen
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Paperback: 250 pp., illus. $11.95. ISBN 9780262518239.    ORDER
Essential Knowledge.