Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, November 19, 2010

Aaaw to Zzzzzd
The Words of Birds. North America, Britain, and Northern Europe
John Bevis
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2010
Hardback: 158 pp., illus. $12.95. ISBN 9780262014298.    ORDER

Against Health
How Health Became the New Morality
Jonathan M. Metzl and Anna Kirkland, Eds.
New York University Press, New York, 2010
Hardback: 227 pp., illus. $65. ISBN 9780814795927.    ORDER
Paperback: 227 pp., illus. $22. ISBN 9780814795934.    ORDER
Biopolitics.

Age Estimation in the Living
The Practitioner's Guide
Sue Black, Anil Aggrawal and Jason Payne-James
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2010
Hardback: 317 pp., illus. $129.95. ISBN 9780470519677.    ORDER

The American Bird Conservancy Guide to Bird Conservation
Daniel J. Lebbin, Michael J. Parr, and George H. Fenwick
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010
Hardback: 455 pp., illus. $45, £29. ISBN 9780226647272.    ORDER
Copublished with Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Amexica
War Along the Borderline
Ed Vulliamy
Bodley Head (Random House), London, 2010
Hardback: 368 pp., illus. £20. ISBN 9781847921284.    ORDER

Analysis of Parallel Spike Trains
Sonja Grün and Stefan Rotter, Eds.
Springer, New York, 2010
Hardback: 461 pp., illus. $209. ISBN 9781441956743.    ORDER
Springer Series in Computational Neuroscience, vol. 7.

Animal Homosexuality
A Biosocial Perspective
Aldo Poiani and Alan Dixson
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 574 pp., illus. $140, £90. ISBN 9780521196758.    ORDER
Paperback: 574 pp., illus. $65, £40. ISBN 9780521145145.    ORDER

Animal Investigators
How the World's First Wildlife Forensics Lab Is Solving Crimes and Saving Endangered Species
Laurel A. Neme
University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 2010
Paperback: 256 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9780813035628.    ORDER

An Anthropology of Biomedicine
Margaret Lock and Vinh-Kim Nguyen
Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA, 2010
Hardback: 518 pp. $54.95. ISBN 9781405110716.    ORDER

Better Living Through Science
The Basic Scientific Principles You Need to Solve Every Household Conundrum
Mark Frary
Rodale, Emmaus, PA, 2010
Hardback: 144 pp., illus. $15.99, C$18.50. ISBN 9781605291925.    ORDER

Beyond the Invisible Hand
Groundwork for a New Economics
Kaushik Basu
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 291 pp. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780691137162.    ORDER

Biocidal
Confronting the Poisonous Legacy of PCBs
Ted Dracos
Beacon, Boston, 2010
Hardback: 304 pp. $34.95, C$40. ISBN 9780807006122.    ORDER

Biogeography
4th ed.
Mark V. Lomolino et al.
Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA, 2010
Hardback: 892 pp., illus. $102.95. ISBN 9780878934942.    ORDER

Birds of the Middle East
2nd ed.
Richard Porter and Simon Aspinall
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2010
Paperback: 384 pp., illus. $39.50, £27.95. ISBN 9780691148441.    ORDER
Princeton Field Guides.

Bourgeois Dignity
Why Economics Can't Explain the Modern World
Deirdre N. McCloskey
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010
Hardback: 587 pp. $35, £22.50. ISBN 9780226556659.    ORDER

Camera Traps in Animal Ecology
Methods and Analyses
Allan F. O'Connell, James D. Nichols, and K. Ullas Karanth, Eds.
Springer, Tokyo, 2010
Hardback: 285 pp., illus. $189. ISBN 9784431994947.    ORDER

Carnivoran Evolution
New Views on Phylogeny, Form, and Function
Anjali Goswami and Anthony Friscia, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 506 pp., illus. $135, £80. ISBN 9780521515290.    ORDER
Paperback: 506 pp., illus. $59, £35. ISBN 9780521735865.    ORDER
Cambridge Studies in Morphology and Molecules: New Paradigms in Evolutionary Biology, no. 1.

Chasing the Sun
The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
Richard Cohen
Random House, New York, 2010
Hardback: 607 pp., illus. $35, C$40. ISBN 9781400068753.    ORDER

Climate Savvy
Adapting Conservation and Resource Management to a Changing World
Lara J. Hansen and Jennifer R. Hoffman
Island, Washington, DC, 2010
Hardback: 255 pp., illus. $80. ISBN 9781597266857.    ORDER
Paperback: 255 pp., illus. $40. ISBN 9781597266864.    ORDER

Collective Animal Behavior
David J. T. Sumpter
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 312 pp., illus. $80, £55. ISBN 9780691129631.    ORDER
Paperback: 312 pp., illus. $39.50, £27.95. ISBN 9780691148434.    ORDER

Darwin
William Brown and Andrew C. Fabian, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Paperback: 224 pp., illus. $21.99, £12.99. ISBN 9780521131957.    ORDER
Darwin College Lectures, no. 23.

Darwin's Conjecture
The Search for General Principles of Social and Economic Evolution
Geoffrey M. Hodgson and Thorbjorn Knudsen
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010
Hardback: 302 pp. $45, £29. ISBN 9780226346908.    ORDER

David Levy's Guide to Eclipses, Transits, and Occultations
David H. Levy
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Paperback: 183 pp., illus. $25.99, £18.99. ISBN 9780521165518.    ORDER

Discovering Complexity
Decomposition and Localization as Strategies in Scientific Research
William Bechtel and Robert C. Richardson
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2010
Paperback: 330 pp., illus. $27, £19.95. ISBN 9780262514736.    ORDER
Reprint, 1993 ed.

Environmental Social Science
Human-Environment Interactions and Sustainability
Emilio F. Moran
Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA, 2010
Paperback: 229 pp., illus. $34.95. ISBN 9781405105743.    ORDER

The Essential Schopenhauer
Key Selections from The World as Will and Representation and Other Writings
Arthur Schopenhauer. Wolfgang Schirmacher, Ed.
HarperPerennial, New York, 2010
Paperback: 366 pp. $15.99. ISBN 9780061768248.    ORDER
Modern Thought,

Experimental and Computational Techniques in Soft Condensed Matter Physics
Jeffrey Olafsen, Ed.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 338 pp., illus. $75, £45. ISBN 9780521115902.    ORDER

Exploring Fundamental Particles
Lincoln Wolfenstein and Joao P. Silva
CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), Boca Raton, FL, 2010
Paperback: 293 pp., illus. $49.95. ISBN 9781439836125.    ORDER

The Feeling of Risk
New Perspectives on Risk Perception
Paul Slovic
Earthscan, London, 2010
Hardback: 453 pp., illus. $160, £90. ISBN 9781849711494.    ORDER
Paperback: 453 pp., illus. $49.95, £29.99. ISBN 9781849711487.    ORDER
Earthscan Risk in Society.

Finitary Probabilistic Methods in Econophysics
Ubaldo Garibaldi and Enrico Scalas
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 341 pp., illus. $75, £45. ISBN 9780521515597.    ORDER

Flows in Networks
L. R. Ford Jr. and D. R. Fulkerson
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2010
Paperback: 216 pp., illus. $29.50, £20.95. ISBN 9780691146676.    ORDER
Princeton Landmarks in Mathematics and Physics.

From Man to Ape
Darwinism in Argentina, 1870-1920
Adriana Novoa and Alex Levine
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010
Hardback: 293 pp., illus. $49. £31.50. ISBN 9780226596167.    ORDER

Governing Risk in GM Agriculture
Michael Baram and Mathilde Bourrier, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2010
Hardback: 288 pp., illus. $85, £55. ISBN 9781107001473.    ORDER

Green Nanotechnology
Solutions for Sustainability and Energy in the Built Environment
Geoffrey B. Smith and Claes G. Granqvist
CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), Boca Raton, FL, 2010
Hardback: 471 pp., illus. $79.95. ISBN 9781420085327.    ORDER

Health Informatics
A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes
Barbara M. Hayes and William Aspray, Eds.
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2010
Hardback: 397 pp., illus. $40, £29.95. ISBN 9780262014328.    ORDER

Homo Novus
A Human Without Illusions
Ulrich J. Frey, Charlotte Störmer, and Kai P. Willführ, Eds.
Springer, Berlin, 2010
Hardback: 209 pp., illus. $69.95. ISBN 9783642121418.    ORDER
Frontiers Collection.

Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates
Vol. 1: Fishes. Vol. 2: Amphibians. Vol. 3: Reptiles. Vol. 4: Birds. Vol. 5: Mammals
David O. Norris and Kristin H. Lopez, Eds.
Academic (Elsevier Science), San Diego, 2010
Hardback: 5 vols. 1634 pp., illus. $399.95. ISBN 9780123749321.    ORDER

How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
Mike Brown
Spiegel and Grau (Random House), New York, 2010
Hardback: 287 pp. $25, C$28.95. ISBN 9780385531085.    ORDER

How Vertebrates Left the Water
Michel Laurin
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2010
Hardback: 215 pp., illus. $34.95, £24.95. ISBN 9780520266476.    ORDER

How We Think
A Theory of Goal-Oriented Decision Making and Its Educational Applications
Alan H. Schoenfeld
Routledge (Taylor and Francis), New York, 2010
Paperback: 263 pp., illus. $46.95. ISBN 9780415878654.    ORDER
Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning.

Humanity on a Tightrope
Thoughts on Empathy, Family, and Big Changes for a Viable Future
Paul R. Ehrlich and Robert E. Ornstein
Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, MD, 2010
Hardback: 192 pp. $22.95. ISBN 9781442206489.    ORDER

I Hate You--Don't Leave Me
Understanding the Borderline Personality. 2nd ed.
Jerold J. Kreisman and Hal Straus
Perigee (Berkley Publishing Group), New York, 2010
Paperback: 288 pp. $15, C$18.50. ISBN 9780399536212.    ORDER

An Illustrated Guide to Relativity
Tatsu Takeuchi
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 268 pp., illus. $75, £45. ISBN 9780521763943.    ORDER
Paperback: 268 pp., illus. $28.99, £16.99. ISBN 9780521141000.    ORDER

The Instant Physicist
An Illustrated Guide
Richard A. Muller. Illustrations by Joey Manfre
Norton, New York, 2010
Hardback: 139 pp., illus. $16.95. ISBN 9780393078268.    ORDER

Intellectual Curiosity and the Scientific Revolution
A Global Perspective
Toby E. Huff
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2010
Hardback: 368 pp., illus. $90, £60. ISBN 9781107000827.    ORDER
Paperback: 368 pp., illus. $27.99, £17.99. ISBN 9780521170529.    ORDER

Interdisciplinary Conversations
Challenging Habits of Thought
Myra H. Strober
Stanford University Press, Palo Alto, CA, 2010
Hardback: 229 pp. $35. ISBN 9780804772310.    ORDER

Introduction to Quantum Optics
From the Semi-Classical Approach to Quantized Light
Gilbert Grynberg, Alain Aspect, and Claude Fabre
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 695 pp., illus. $80, £45. ISBN 9780521551120.    ORDER

Letting Stories Breathe
A Socio-Narratology
Arthur W. Frank
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010
Hardback: 217 pp. $25, £16. ISBN 9780226260136.    ORDER

Linear Dichroism and Circular Dichroism
A Textbook on Polarized-Light Spectroscopy
Bengt Nordén, Alison Rodger, and Timothy Dafforn
RSC Publishing, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 305 pp., illus. £39.95. ISBN 9781847559029.    ORDER

Man and Woman
An Inside Story
Donald W. Pfaff
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2010
Hardback: 232 pp., illus. $27.95. ISBN 9780195388848.    ORDER

Massive
The Missing Particle That Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science
Ian Sample
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2010
Hardback: 272 pp. $25.95. ISBN 9780465019472.    ORDER

Means To an End
Apoptosis and Other Cell Death Mechanisms
Douglas R. Green
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 2010
Hardback: 232 pp., illus. $79. ISBN 9780879698874.    ORDER
Paperback: 232 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9780879698881.    ORDER

The Memory Process
Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives
Suzanne Nalbantian, Paul M. Matthews, and James L. McClelland, Eds.
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2010
Hardback: 448 pp., illus. $35, £25.95. ISBN 9780262014571.    ORDER

Minitrends
How Innovators and Entrepreneurs Discover and Profit from Business and Technology Trends
John H. Vanston, with Carrie Vanston
Technology Futures, Austin, TX, 2010
Paperback: 215 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9781884154362.    ORDER

A Natural History of the New World
The Ecology and Evolution of Plants in the Americas
Alan Graham
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010
Paperback: 403 pp., illus. $40, £26. ISBN 9780226306803.    ORDER

Neurochemical Aspects of Neurotraumatic and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Akhlaq A. Farooqui
Springer, New York, 2010
Hardback: 425 pp., illus. $209. ISBN 9781441966513.    ORDER

Neutrino
Frank Close
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2010
Hardback: 191 pp., illus. $18.95, £9.99. ISBN 9780199574599.    ORDER

New Aspects of Axonal Structure and Function
Dirk Feldmeyer and Joachim H. R. Lübke, Eds.
Springer, New York, 2010
Hardback: 255 pp., illus. $189. ISBN 9781441916754.    ORDER

Nobel Prizes and Life Sciences
Erling Norrby
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2010
Paperback: 333 pp., illus. $38. ISBN 9789814299374.    ORDER

The Odyssey of a Woman Field Scientist
A Story of Passion, Persistence, and Patience
Jean H. Langenheim
Xlibris, Philadelphia, 2010
Hardback: 539 pp., illus. $34.99. ISBN 9781441574428.    ORDER
Paperback: 539 pp., illus. $23.99. ISBN 9781441574411.    ORDER

On Sunspots
Galileo Galilei and Christoph Scheiner
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010
Paperback: 430 pp., illus. $40, £26. ISBN 9780226707167.    ORDER
Translated by Eileen Reeves and Albert Van Helden.

On Truth and Untruth
Selected Writings
Friedrich Nietzsche. Taylor Carman, Ed.
HarperPerennial, New York, 2010
Paperback: 168 pp. $10. ISBN 9780061990465.    ORDER
Translated by Taylor Carman. Modern Thought.

The Planet in a Pebble
A Journey into Earth's Deep History
Jan Zalasiewicz
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2010
Hardback: 250 pp., illus. $27.95, £16.99. ISBN 9780199569700.    ORDER

Planetary Sciences
2nd ed.
Imke de Pater and Jack J. Lissauer
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 663 pp., illus. $90. ISBN 9780521853712.    ORDER

The Politics of Polio in Northern Nigeria
Elisha P. Renne
Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2010
Hardback: 183 pp., illus. $70. ISBN 9780253355157.    ORDER
Paperback: 183 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780253222282.    ORDER

Quirk
Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality
Hannah Holmes
Random House, New York, 2010
Hardback: 271 pp. $26, C$31. ISBN 9781400068401.    ORDER

Recommender Systems
An Introduction
Dietmar Jannach et al.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 351 pp., illus. $65, £40. ISBN 9780521493369.    ORDER

The Republic of Therapy
Triage and Sovereignty in West Africa's Time of AIDS
Vinh-Kim Nguyen
Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2010
Hardback: 250 pp. $79.95. ISBN 9780822348627.    ORDER
Paperback: 250 pp. $22.95. ISBN 9780822348740.    ORDER
Body, Commodity, Text.

RNA Helicases
Eckhard Jankowsky, Ed.
RSC Publishing, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 302 pp., illus. £132.99. ISBN 9781847559142.    ORDER
RSC Biomedical Sciences.

Roadside Geology of Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C.
John Means
Mountain, Missoula, MT, 2010
Paperback: 356 pp., illus. $24. ISBN 9780878425709.    ORDER

Science, Creation and the Bible
Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins
Richard F. Carlson and Tremper Longman III
IVP Academic (InterVarsity), Downers Grove, IL, 2010
Paperback: 144 pp., illus. $16. ISBN 9780830838899.    ORDER

Secrets of the Moneylab
How Behavioral Economics Can Improve Your Business
Kay-Yut Chen and Marina Krakovsky
Portfolio (Penguin Group), New York, 2010
Hardback: 256 pp. $25.95, C$32.50. ISBN 9781591843542.    ORDER

Shorebird Ecology, Conservation, and Management
Mark A. Colwell
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2010
Hardback: 342 pp., illus. $60, £41.95. ISBN 9780520266407.    ORDER
Stephen Bechtel Fund Book in Ecology and the Environment.

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
Elisabeth Tova Bailey
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill (Workman), New York, 2010
Hardback: 207 pp. $18.95. ISBN 9781565126060.    ORDER

State Crime
Current Perspectives
Dawn L. Rothe and Christopher W. Mullins, Eds.
Rutgers University Press, Piscataway, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 351 pp. $75. ISBN 9780813549002.    ORDER
Paperback: 351 pp. $29.95. ISBN 9780813549019.    ORDER
Critical Issues in Crime and Society.

Sustainability
A Biological Perspective
Stephen Morse
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 273 pp., illus. $99, £60. ISBN 9780521835336.    ORDER
Paperback: 273 pp., illus. $45, £23.99. ISBN 9780521543002.    ORDER

They Called Me Mad
Genius, Madness, and the Scientists Who Pushed the Outer Limits of Knowledge
John Monahan
Berkley (Penguin), New York, 2010
Paperback: 304 pp. $15, C$18.50. ISBN 9780425236963.    ORDER

Three Big Bangs
Matter-Energy, Life, Mind
Holmes Rolston III
Columbia University Press, New York, 2010
Hardback: 157 pp., illus. $24.50, £17. ISBN 9780231156394.    ORDER

Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability
John A. Church et al., Eds.
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2010
Paperback: 454 pp., illus. $79.95, £34.95, €42. ISBN 9781444334524.    ORDER

Unearthed
The Economic Roots of Our Environmental Crisis
Kenneth M. Sayre
University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, IN, 2010
Paperback: 440 pp. $40. ISBN 9780268041366.    ORDER

The Universe and Beyond
5th ed.
Terence Dickinson
Firefly, Buffalo, 2010
Hardback: 204 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9781554076406.    ORDER

Wetland Ecology
Principles and Conservation. 2nd ed.
Paul A. Keddy
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 515 pp., illus. $120, £75. ISBN 9780521519403.    ORDER
Paperback: 515 pp., illus. $69, £35. ISBN 9780521739672.    ORDER

Who Are the Criminals?
The Politics of Crime Policy from the Age of Roosevelt to the Age of Reagan
John Hagan
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 313 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780691148380.    ORDER

Why People Cooperate
The Role of Social Motivations
Tom R. Tyler
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2010
Hardback: 227 pp. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780691146904.    ORDER

Wired Wilderness
Technologies of Tracking and the Making of Modern Wildlife
Etienne Benson
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2010
Hardback: 263 pp., illus. $55. ISBN 9780801897108.    ORDER
Animals, History, Culture.

The Wonder of Genetics
The Creepy, the Curious, and the Commonplace
Richard V. Kowles
Prometheus, Amherst, NY, 2010
Hardback: 337 pp., illus. $25. ISBN 9781616142148.    ORDER

A World of Rivers
Environmental Change on Ten of the World's Great Rivers
Ellen Wohl
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010
Hardback: 367 pp., illus. $40, £26. ISBN 9780226904788.    ORDER

X-Ray Polarimetry
A New Window in Astrophysics
Ronaldo Bellazzini et al., Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 384 pp., illus. $125, £70. ISBN 9780521191845.    ORDER
Cambridge Contemporary Astrophysics.