Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, April 22, 2011

50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do)
Gever Tulley and Julie Spiegler
New American Library (Penguin Putnam), New York, 2011
Paperback: 143 pp., illus. $18, C$21. ISBN 9780451234193.    ORDER

America's Environmental Report Card
Are We Making the Grade? 2nd ed.
Harvey Blatt
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Paperback: 381 pp., illus. $19.95, £14.95. ISBN 9780262515917.    ORDER

Becoming Yellow
A Short History of Racial Thinking
Michael Keevak
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 231 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780691140315.    ORDER

Beyond the Sacred Forest
Complicating Conservation in Southeast Asia
Michael R. Dove, Percy E. Sajise, and Amity A. Doolittle, Eds.
Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2011
Hardback: 387 pp., illus. $94.95. ISBN 9780822347811.    ORDER
Paperback: 387 pp., illus. $25.95. ISBN 9780822347965.    ORDER

Biological Diversity
Exploiters and Exploited
Paul Hatcher and Nick Battey
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 435 pp., illus. $159.95, £90, €108. ISBN 9780470778067.    ORDER

Biomedical Nanotechnology
Methods and Protocols
Sarah J. Hurst, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 446 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781617790515.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 726.

Blood and Mistletoe
The History of the Druids in Britain
Ronald Hutton
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011
Paperback: 507 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9780300170856.    ORDER
Reprint, 2009 ed.

Born in Africa
The Quest for the Origins of Human Life
Martin Meredith
PublicAffairs (Perseus), New York, 2011
Hardback: 256 pp., illus. $26.99, C$31.50. ISBN 9781586486631.    ORDER

Climate Change and National Security
A Country-Level Analysis
Daniel Moran, Ed.
Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC, 2011
Paperback: 320 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.75. ISBN 9781589017412.    ORDER

Communication with Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Douglas A. Vakoch, Ed.
State University of New York Press, Albany, 2011
Hardback: 518 pp., illus. $120. ISBN 9781438437934.    ORDER
Paperback: 518 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9781438437941.    ORDER

The Dark X
Jerold M. Lowenstein
iUniverse, Bloomington, IN, 2011
Paperback: 287 pp. $18.95. ISBN 9781450239233.    ORDER
A novel.

Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards?
Philosophical Essays on Darwin's Theory
Elliott Sober
Prometheus, Amherst, NY, 2011
Paperback: 230 pp., illus. $21. ISBN 9781616142308.    ORDER

Driving with Plato
The Meaning of Life's Milestones
Robert Rowland Smith
Free Press (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2011
Hardback: 249 pp. $19.99, C$22.99. ISBN 9781439186879.    ORDER

Epigenetics
Linking Genotype and Phenotype in Development and Evolution
Benedikt Hallgrímsson and Brian K. Hall, Eds.
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 468 pp., illus. $85, £59. ISBN 9780520267091.    ORDER

Essential Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences
Student Solution Manual
K. F. Riley and M. P. Hobson
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Paperback: 249 pp. $19.95, £10.99. ISBN 9780521141024.    ORDER

Essential Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences
K. F. Riley and M. P. Hobson
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 845 pp., illus. $80, £40. ISBN 9780521761147.    ORDER

Europe Between the Oceans
Themes and Variations: 9000 BC - AD 1000
Barry Cunliffe
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011
Paperback: 528 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9780300170863.    ORDER
Reprint, 2008 ed.

Evolutionary History
Uniting History and Biology to Understand Life on Earth
Edmund Russell
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 238 pp., illus. $90, £50. ISBN 9780521762113.    ORDER
Paperback: 238 pp., illus. $22.99, £16.99. ISBN 9780521745093.    ORDER
Studies in Environment and History.

The Exultant Ark
A Pictorial Tour of Animal Pleasure
Jonathan Balcombe
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 224 pp., illus. $34.95, £24.95. ISBN 9780520260245.    ORDER

The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It)
Charles Saylan and Daniel T. Blumstein
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 264 pp. $60, £41.95. ISBN 9780520265387.    ORDER
Paperback: 264 pp. $24.95, £16.95. ISBN 9780520265394.    ORDER

The Fall and Rise of the Wetlands of California's Great Central Valley
Philip Garone
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 438 pp., illus. $39.95, £27.95. ISBN 9780520266636.    ORDER

Frogs
The Animal Answer Guide
Mike Dorcas and Whit Gibbons
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Hardback: 176 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9780801899355.    ORDER
Paperback: 176 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780801899362.    ORDER

Geology Underfoot in Yellowstone Country
Marc S. Hendrix
Mountain, Missoula, MT, 2011
Paperback: 312 pp., illus. $24. ISBN 9780878425761.    ORDER

Glass Materials and Disordered Solids
An Introduction to Their Statistical Mechanics. 2nd ed.
Kurt Binder and Walter Kob
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 561 pp., illus. $107, £70. ISBN 9789814350174.    ORDER

The Great Basin
A Natural Prehistory. 2nd ed.
Donald K. Grayson
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 432 pp., illus. $75, £52. ISBN 9780520267473.    ORDER

Here on Earth
A Natural History of the Planet
Tim Flannery
Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 334 pp., illus. $25. ISBN 9780802119766.    ORDER

House on Fire
The Fight to Eradicate Smallpox
William H. Foege
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 240 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780520268364.    ORDER
Copublished by the Milbank Memorial Fund, New York.

Introduction to the Theory of the Early Universe
Cosmological Perturbations and Inflationary Theory
Dmitry S. Gorbunov and Valery A. Rubakov
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 503 pp., illus. $156, £101. ISBN 9789814322225.    ORDER
Paperback: 503 pp., illus. $76, £49. ISBN 9789814343787.    ORDER

Introduction to the Theory of the Early Universe
Hot Big Bang Theory
Dmitry S. Gorvunov and Valery A. Rubakov
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 485 pp., illus. $158, £103. ISBN 9789814322249.    ORDER
Paperback: 485 pp., illus. $78, £51. ISBN 9789814343978.    ORDER

Light from the East
How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World
John Freely
I. B. Tauris, London, 2011
Hardback: 252 pp., illus. $28, £18.99. ISBN 9781848854529.    ORDER

Medical Muses
Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris
Asti Hustvedt
Norton, New York, 2011
Hardback: 384 pp., illus. $26.95, C$31. ISBN 9780393025606.    ORDER

Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
Michael J. Murphy, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 492 pp., illus. $239. ISBN 9781607611707.    ORDER
Current Clinical Pathology.

Naked Genes
Reinventing the Human in the Molecular Age
Helga Nowotny and Giuseppe Testa
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 152 pp. $25, £18.95. ISBN 9780262014939.    ORDER
Translated from the German edition (Frankfurt am Main, 2009) by Mitch Cohen.

A Planet of Viruses
Carl Zimmer
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Hardback: 121 pp., illus. $20, £13. ISBN 9780226983356.    ORDER

Putting a Name to It
Diagnosis in Contemporary Society
Annemarie Goldstein Jutel
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Hardback: 197 pp. $45. ISBN 9781421400679.    ORDER

Quantum Bio-Informatics IV
From Quantum Information to Bio-Informatics. Tokyo University of Science, Japan, 10-13 March 2010
Luigi Accardi, Wolfgang Freudenberg, and Masanori Ohya, Eds.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 501 pp., illus. $190, £124. ISBN 9789814343756.    ORDER
QP-PQ, Quantum Probability and White Noise Analysis, vol. 28.

Regenerating the Heart
Stem Cells and the Cardiovascular System
Ira S. Cohen and Glenn R. Gaudette, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 556 pp., illus. $239. ISBN 9781617790201.    ORDER
Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine.

RNA Detection and Visualization
Methods and Protocols
Jeffrey E. Gerst, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 511 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781617790041.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 714.

A Scientific Autobiography
S. Chandrasekhar. Kameshwar C, Wali, Ed.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 295 pp., illus. $85, £55. ISBN 9789814299572.    ORDER
Paperback: 295 pp., illus. $42, £27. ISBN 9789814299589.    ORDER

Sex, Murder, and the Meaning of Life
A Psychologist Investigates How Evolution, Cognition, and Complexity are Revolutioninzing Our View of Human Nature
Douglas T. Kenrick
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2011
Hardback: 252 pp. $26.99, C$31.50. ISBN 9780465020447.    ORDER

The Silicon Jungle
A Novel of Deception, Power, and Internet Intrigue
Shumeet Baluja
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 350 pp. $27.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691147543.    ORDER

Statistical Learning for Biomedical Data
James D. Malley, Karen G. Malley, and Sinisa Pajevic
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 297 pp., illus. $105, £65. ISBN 9780521875806.    ORDER
Paperback: 297 pp., illus. $48, £28.99. ISBN 9780521699099.    ORDER
Practical Guides to Biostatistics and Epidemiology.

Telomeres and Telomerase
Methods and Protocols
Zhou Songyang, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 201 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781617790911.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 735.

Theories of Everything by Logic
Wan-Jiung Hu
CreateSpace, Scotts Valley, CA, 2011
Paperback: 280 pp., illus. $11.99. ISBN 9781456551520.    ORDER

The Theory That Would Not Die
How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy
Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011
Hardback: 334 pp. $27.50. ISBN 9780300169690.    ORDER

Thermal Physics
Entropy and Free Energies. 2nd ed.
Joon Chang Lee
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 391 pp., illus. $78, £48. ISBN 9789814340762.    ORDER

Urban Ecology
Patterns, Processes, and Applications
Jari Niemelä, Ed.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 388 pp., illus. $135, £75. ISBN 9780199563562.    ORDER

When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home
How All of Us Can Help Veterans
Paula J. Caplan
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 302 pp. $27.95. ISBN 9780262015547.    ORDER