Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, March 04, 2011

The Amboseli Elephants
A Long-Term Perspective on a Long-Lived Mammal
Cynthia J. Moss, Harvey Croze, and Phyllis C. Lee, Eds.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Hardback: 399 pp., illus. $65, £42. ISBN 9780226542232.    ORDER

The Banana Tree at the Gate
A History of Marginal Peoples and Global Markets in Borneo
Michael R. Dove
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011
Hardback: 352 pp., illus. $55. ISBN 9780300153217.    ORDER
Yale Agrarian Studies.

The Beautiful Invisible
Creativity, Imagination, and Theoretical Physics
Giovanni Vignale
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 319 pp., illus. $34.95, £16.99. ISBN 9780199574841.    ORDER

Bird Watch
A Survey of Planet Earth's Changing Ecosystems
Martin Walters
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Hardback: 256 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9780226872261.    ORDER

The Book of Fungi
A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World
Peter Roberts and Shelley Evans
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Hardback: 656 pp., illus. $55. ISBN 9780226721170.    ORDER

Bryophyte Ecology and Climate Change
Zoltan Tuba, Nancy G. Slack, and Lloyd R. Stark, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 528 pp., illus. $140, £85. ISBN 9780521767637.    ORDER
Paperback: 528 pp., illus. $60, £35. ISBN 9780521757775.    ORDER

Chemistry for Sustainable Technologies
A Foundation
Neil Winterton
RSC Publishing, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 500 pp., illus. £62.99. ISBN 9781847558138.    ORDER

Climate Change and Climate Modeling
J. David Neelin
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 296 pp., illus. $130, £80. ISBN 9780521841573.    ORDER
Paperback: 296 pp., illus. $55, £29.95. ISBN 9780521602433.    ORDER

A Color Atlas of Photosynthetic Euglenoids
Ionel Ciugulea and Richard E. Triemer
Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, 2011
Hardback: 225 pp., illus. $89.95. ISBN 9780870138799.    ORDER

Craving Earth
Understanding Pica. The Urge to Eat Clay, Starch, Ice, and Chalk
Sera L. Young
Columbia University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 244 pp., illus. $29.50, £19.50. ISBN 9780231146081.    ORDER

Creating Capabilities
The Human Development Approach
Martha C. Nussbaum
Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 251 pp., $22.95. ISBN 9780674050549.    ORDER

Damselflies of Texas
A Field Guide
John C. Abbott
University of Texas Press, Austin, 2011
Paperback: 288 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780292714496.    ORDER
Texas Natural History Guides.

Deep Secrets
Boys' Friendships and the Crisis of Connection
Niobe Way
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 336 pp. $24.95. ISBN 9780674046641.    ORDER

Drug Design and Discovery
Methods and Protocols
Seetharama D. Satyanarayanajois, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 296 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781617790119.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 716.

The Economics of Enough
How to Run the Economy As If the Future Matters
Diane Coyle
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 354 pp., illus. $24.95, £16.95. ISBN 9780691145181.    ORDER

Electronic Thin-Film Reliability
King-Ning Tu
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 412 pp., illus. $85, £55. ISBN 9780521516136.    ORDER

Feynman
Jim Ottaviani. Art by Leland Myrick. Coloring by Hilary Sycamore
First Second (Roaring Brook), New York, 2011
Hardback: 272 pp., illus. $29.99, C$34.50. ISBN 9781596432598.    ORDER

Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded Tissues
Methods and Protocols
Fahd Al-Mulla, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 324 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781617790546.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 724.

The Handbook of Neuroprotection
Kewal K. Jain
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 579 pp., illus. $209. ISBN 9781617790485.    ORDER

How Bad Are Bananas?
The Carbon Footprint of Everything
Mike Berners-Lee
Greystone (Douglas & McIntyre), Vancouver, Canada, 2011
Paperback: 240 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9781553658313.    ORDER

Infinity
New Research Frontiers
Michael Heller and W. Hugh Woodin, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 325 pp., illus. $99, £65. ISBN 9781107003873.    ORDER

Lab Coats in Hollywood
Science, Scientists, and Cinema
David A. Kirby
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 279 pp., illus. $27.95. ISBN 9780262014786.    ORDER

The Language of Science and Faith
Karl W. Giberson and Francis S. Collins
IVP (InterVarsity), Downers Grove, IL, 2011
Hardback: 251 pp. $20. ISBN 9780830838295.    ORDER
Straight Answers to Genuine Questions.

Let Them Eat Shrimp
The Tragic Disappearance of the Rainforests of the Sea
Kennedy Warne
Shearwater (Island), Washington, DC, 2011
Hardback: 185 pp., illus. $25.95. ISBN 9781597266833.    ORDER

Light and Photosynthesis in Aquatic Ecosystems
3rd ed.
John T. O. Kirk
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Paperback: 661 pp., illus. $90, £45. ISBN 9780521151757.    ORDER

Lobster
Richard King
Reaktion, London, 2011
Paperback: 216 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9781861897954.    ORDER
Animal.

Numerical Weather and Climate Prediction
Thomas Tomkins Warner
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 548 pp., illus. $75, £45. ISBN 9780521513890.    ORDER

Perplexities of Consciousness
Eric Schwitzgebel
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 237 pp., illus. $27.95. ISBN 9780262014908.    ORDER
Life and Mind: Philosophical Issues in Biology and Psychology.

Pharmacogenomic Testing in Current Clinical Practice
Implementation in the Clinical Laboratory
Alan H. B. Wu and Kiang-Teck J. Yeo, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 286 pp., illus. $219. ISBN 9781607612827.    ORDER
Molecular and Translational Medicine.

Physics of the Future
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Michio Kaku
Doubleday, New York, 2011
Hardback: 413 pp. $28.95. ISBN 9780385530804.    ORDER

The Pinch Technique and Its Applications to Non-Abelian Gauge Theories
John M. Cornwall, Joannis Papavassiliou, and Daniele Binosi
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 305 pp., illus. $115, £70. ISBN 9780521437523.    ORDER
Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Cosmology, vol. 31.

Polyamines
Methods and Protocols
Anthony E. Pegg and Robert A. Casero Jr., Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 537 pp., illus. $159. ISBN 9781617790331.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 720.

Principles of Planetary Climate
Raymond T. Pierrehumbert
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 678 pp., illus. $80, £40. ISBN 9780521865562.    ORDER

Principles of Plasma Physics for Engineers and Scientists
Umran S. Inan and Marek Golkowski
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 284 pp., illus. $99, £50. ISBN 9780521193726.    ORDER

The Red Market
On the Trail of the World's Organ Brokers, Bone Thieves, Blood Farmers, and Child Traffickers
Scott Carney
William Morrow (HarperCollins), New York, 2011
Hardback: 266 pp., illus. $25.99. ISBN 9780061936463.    ORDER

Regreening the Bare Hills
Tropical Forest Restoration in the Asia-Pacific Region
David Lamb
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2011
Hardback: 569 pp. illus. $239. ISBN 9789048198696.    ORDER
World Forests, vol. 8.

The Routledge Handbook of Energy Security
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Ed.
Routledge (Taylor and Francis), New York, 2010
Hardback: 454 pp., illus. $195. ISBN 9780415591171.    ORDER

The Shaping of Life
The Generation of Biological Pattern
Lionel G. Harrison
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
Hardback: 271 pp., illus. $99, £65. ISBN 9780521553506.    ORDER

The Social Animal
The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
David Brooks
Random House, New York, 2011
Hardback: 445 pp. $27, C$31. ISBN 9781400067602.    ORDER

Time Travel
A Writer's Guide to the Real Science of Plausible Time Travel
Paul J. Nahin
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Paperback: 220 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9781421400822.    ORDER
Reprint, 1997 ed.

Why Americans Don't Join the Party
Race, Immigration, and the Failure (of Political Parties) to Engage the Electorate
Zoltan L. Hajnal and Taeku Lee
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 344 pp., illus. $75, £52. ISBN 9780691148786.    ORDER
Paperback: 344 pp., illus. $27.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691148793.    ORDER