Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, April 15, 2011

100 Places to Go Before They Disappear
Patrick Drew
Abrams, New York, 2011
Hardback: 256 pp., illus. $24.95, C$29.95. ISBN 9781419700033.    ORDER

Africa as a Living Laboratory
Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950
Helen Tilley
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Paperback: 510 pp., illus. $29, £18.50. ISBN 9780226803470.    ORDER

Believing Bullshit
How Not to Get Sucked into an Intellectual Black Hole
Stephen Law
Prometheus, Amherst, NY, 2011
Paperback: 273 pp. $19. ISBN 9781616144111.    ORDER

Biology of the Sauropod Dinosaurs
Understanding the Life of Giants
Nicole Klein et al., Eds.
Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2011
Hardback: 343 pp., illus. $59.95. ISBN 9780253355089.    ORDER
Life of the Past.

Black Tide
The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill
Antonia Juhasz
Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 384 pp., illus. $25.95, C$29.95. ISBN 9780470943373.    ORDER

Boredom
A Lively History
Peter Toohey
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011
Hardback: 219 pp., illus. $26. ISBN 9780300141108.    ORDER

Cold-Blooded Kindness
Neuroquirks of a Codependent Killer, or Just Give Me a Shot at Loving You, Dear, and Other Reflections on Helping That Hurts
Barbara Oakley
Prometheus, Amherst, NY, 2011
Hardback: 389 pp., illus. $26. ISBN 9781616144197.    ORDER

Counterplay
An Anthropologist at the Chessboard
Robert Desjarlais
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 259 pp., illus. $24.95, £16.95. ISBN 9780520267398.    ORDER

Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection
Peter Godfrey-Smith
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Paperback: 217 pp., illus. $27.95, £15.99. ISBN 9780199596270.    ORDER
Reprint, 2009 ed. Reviewed by Jay Odenbaugh in Science, 326, 368 (16 October 2009).

Dates
A Global History
Nawal Nasrallah
Reaktion, London, 2011
Hardback: 136 pp., illus. $15.95, £9.99. ISBN 9781861897961.    ORDER
Edible.

Ecosystem Approaches to Fisheries
A Global Perspective
Villy Christensen and Jay Maclean, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 341 pp., illus. $120, £75. ISBN 9780521113052.    ORDER
Paperback: 341 pp., illus. $59, £35. ISBN 9780521130226.    ORDER

The End of Energy
The Unmaking of America's Environment, Security, and Independence
Michael J. Graetz
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 379 pp. $29.95. ISBN 9780262015677.    ORDER

The Ethics of Voting
Jason Brennan
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 222 pp. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780691144818.    ORDER

Exploring the Scientific Method
Cases and Questions
Steven Gimbel, Ed.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Paperback: 424 pp. $25, £16. ISBN 9780226294834.    ORDER

The Fate of Greenland
Lessons from Abrupt Climate Change
Philip Conkling et al., Eds. Photographs by Gary Comer
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 232 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780262015646.    ORDER

Flourish
A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being
Martin E. P. Seligman
Free Press (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2011
Hardback: 365 pp., illus. $26, C$29.99. ISBN 9781439190753.    ORDER

For the Love of Physics
From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time--A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics
Walter Lewin, with Warren Goldstein
Free Press (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2011
Hardback: 318 pp., illus. $26, C$29.99. ISBN 9781439108277.    ORDER

From Neurons to Self-Consciousness
How the Brain Generates the Mind
Bernard Korzeniewski
Humanity (Prometheus), Amherst, NY, 2011
Paperback: 193 pp., illus. $39. ISBN 9781616142278.    ORDER

Governing Educational Desire
Culture, Politics, and Schooling in China
Andrew B. Kipnis
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Paperback: 217 pp., illus. $27.50, £18. ISBN 9780226437552.    ORDER

High-Throughput Next Generation Sequencing
Methods and Applications
Young Min Kwon and Steven C. Ricke, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 320 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781617790881.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 733.

Hummingbirds and Butterflies
Bill Thompson III and Connie Toops
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2011
Paperback: 304 pp., illus. $14.95. ISBN 9780618904457.    ORDER
Backyard Bird Guides.

Ice Cream
A Global History
Laura B. Weiss
Reaktion, London, 2011
Hardback: 176 pp., illus. $15.95, £9.99. ISBN 9781861897923.    ORDER
Edible.

The Joy of Secularism
11 Essays for How We Live Now
George Levine, Ed.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 271 pp. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780691149103.    ORDER

Knowing Nature
Conversations at the Intersection of Political Ecology and Science Studies
Mara J. Goldman, Paul Nadasdy, and Matthew D. Turner, Eds.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Paperback: 373 pp., illus. $39, £25. ISBN 9780226301419.    ORDER

Listed
Dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act
Joe Roman
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 368 pp. $27.95. ISBN 9780674047518.    ORDER

Living in Denial
Climate Change, Emotions, and Everyday Life
Kari Marie Norgaard
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Paperback: 299 pp., illus. $25, £18.95. ISBN 9780262515856.    ORDER

Mammalian Chromosome Engineering
Methods and Protocols
Gyula Hadlaczky, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 267 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781617790980.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 738.

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Assays and Applications
Mohan C. Vemuri, Lucas G. Chase, and Mahendra S. Rao, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 550 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781607619987.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 698.

Metaphors for Environmental Sustainability
Redefining Our Relationship with Nature
Brendon Larson
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011
Hardback: 317 pp., illus. $40. ISBN 9780300151534.    ORDER

Mixed Medicines
Health and Culture in French Colonial Cambodia
Sokhieng Au
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Paperback: 273 pp., illus. $35, £22.50. ISBN 9780226031644.    ORDER

Natural Capital
Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services
Peter Kareiva et al., Eds.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Paperback: 383 pp., illus. $69.95, £39.95. ISBN 9780199589005.    ORDER

New Ideas on Development After the Financial Crisis
Nancy Birdsall and Francis Fukuyama, Eds.
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Hardback: 358 pp., illus. $70. ISBN 9780801899751.    ORDER
Paperback: 358 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780801899768.    ORDER
Forum on Constructive Capitalism.

Out of Practice
Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America
Frederick M. Barken
ILR Press (Cornell University Press), Ithaca, NY, 2011
Hardback: 256 pp. $26.95, £17.95. ISBN 9780801449765.    ORDER
The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work

Potato
A Global History
Andrew F. Smith
Reaktion, London, 2011
Hardback: 142 pp., illus. $15.95, £9.99. ISBN 9781861897992.    ORDER
Edible.

Predictions in the Brain
Using Our Past to Generate a Future
Moshe Bar, Ed.
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 397 pp., illus. $99.95, £65. ISBN 9780195395518.    ORDER

Quantum Computing
A Gentle Introduction
Eleanor Rieffel and Wolfgang Polak
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 388 pp., illus. $45, £33.95. ISBN 9780262015066.    ORDER

Roots of Conflict
Soils, Agriculture, and Sociopolitical Complexity in Ancient Hawai'i
Patrick V. Kirch, Ed.
School for Advanced Research Press, Santa Fe, 2011
Paperback: 224 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781934691267.    ORDER
School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar.

The Sea
A Cultural History
John Mack
Reaktion, London, 2011
Hardback: 272 pp., illus. $35, £19.95. ISBN 9781861898098.    ORDER

The Secret Lives of Hoarders
True Stories of Tackling Extreme Clutter
Matt Paxton, with Phaedra Hise
Perigee (Berkley Publishing Group), New York, 2011
Paperback: 256 pp., illus. $14.95, C$17.50. ISBN 9780399536656.    ORDER

Sunburnt Cities
The Great Recession, Depopulation, and Urban Planning in the American Sunbelt
Justin B. Hollander
Routledge (Taylor and Francis), New York, 2011
Hardback: 181 pp., illus. $115. ISBN 9780415592116.    ORDER
Paperback: 181 pp., illus. $44.95. ISBN 9780415592123.    ORDER

Teaching as if Life Matters
The Promise of a New Education Culture
Christopher Uhl, with Dana L. Stuchul
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Paperback: 222 pp. $25. ISBN 9781421400396.    ORDER

Their Arrows Will Darken the Sun
The Evolution and Science of Ballistics
Mark Denny
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Hardback: 244 pp., illus. $65. ISBN 9780801898563.    ORDER
Paperback: 244 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9780801898570.    ORDER

The Tiger
A True Story of Vengeance and Survival
John Vaillant
Vintage Departures (Random House), New York, 2011
Paperback: 345 pp., illus. $15. ISBN 9780307389046.    ORDER
Reprint, 2010 ed.

Tiny Terror
Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers
William Todd Schultz
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 197 pp. $17.95, £11.99. ISBN 9780199752041.    ORDER
Inner Lives.

The Tyranny of Science
Paul Feyerabend
Polity, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 165 pp. £45. ISBN 9780745651897.    ORDER
Paperback: 165 pp. £12.99. ISBN 9780745651903.    ORDER

Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education
A Call to Action
Carol A. Brewer and Diane Smith, Eds.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, 2011
Paperback: 95 pp., illus. ISBN 9780871687418.    ORDER

Why Geology Matters
Decoding the Past, Anticipating the Future
Doug Macdougall
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 303 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780520266421.    ORDER

World Atlas of Oil and Gas Basins
Li Guoyu
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 496 pp., illus. $129.95, £65, €78. ISBN 9780470656617.    ORDER