Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, April 29, 2011

Between Raphael and Galileo
Mutio Oddi and the Mathematical Culture of Late Renaissance Italy
Alexander Marr
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Hardback: 377 pp., illus. $45, £29. ISBN 9780226506289.    ORDER

Beyond the Brain
How Body and Environment Shape Animal and Human Minds
Louise Barrett
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 282 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780691126449.    ORDER

Chasing Shadows
Mathematics, Astronomy, and the Early History of Eclipse Reckoning
Clemency Montelle
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Hardback: 422 pp., illus. $75. ISBN 9780801896910.    ORDER

The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary
A True Story of Resilience and Recovery
Andrew Westoll
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2011
Hardback: 282 pp., illus. $25. ISBN 9780547327808.    ORDER

Cycles of Time
An Extraordinary New View of the Universe
Roger Penrose
Knopf (Random House), New York, 2011
Hardback: 300 pp., illus. $28.95. ISBN 9780307265906.    ORDER
Reviewed by Raphael Bousso in Science, 331, 1266 (11 March 2011).

Dinosaurs
John J. Meier, Ed.
H. W. Wilson, Bronx, NY, 2011
Paperback: 231 pp., illus. $55. ISBN 9780824211073.    ORDER
Reference Shelf, vol. 83, no. 2.

Dog Sense
How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
John Bradshaw
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2011
Hardback: 348 pp., illus. $25.99, C$29.95. ISBN 9780465019441.    ORDER

An Empire of Ice
Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
Edward J. Larson
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011
Hardback: 342 pp., illus. $28. ISBN 9780300154085.    ORDER

Global Warming Gridlock
Creating More Effective Strategies for Protecting the Planet
David G. Victor
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 392 pp., illus. $40, £25. ISBN 9780521865012.    ORDER

The Internet of Elsewhere
The Emergent Effects of a Wired World
Cyrus Farivar
Rutgers University Press, Piscataway, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 257 pp. $25.95. ISBN 9780813549620.    ORDER

The Left Coast
California on the Edge
Photos by Alex L. Fradkin. Text by Philip L. Fradkin
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Paperback: 126 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780520255098.    ORDER

Living Dinosaurs
The Evolutionary History of Modern Birds
Gareth Dyke and Gary Kaiser, Eds.
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 438 pp., illus. $129.95, £50, €60. ISBN 9780470656662.    ORDER

Living with Herds
Human-Animal Coexistence in Mongolia
Natasha Fijn
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 300 pp., illus. $90, £60. ISBN 9781107000902.    ORDER

Mammalian Cell Viability
Methods and Protocols
Martin J. Stoddart, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 252 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781617791079.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 740.

Planning Paradise
Politics and Visioning of Land Use in Oregon
Peter A. Walker and Patrick T. Hurley
University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 2011
Paperback: 303 pp., illus. $26. ISBN 9780816528837.    ORDER
Society, Environment, and Place.

Political Essay on the Island of Cuba
A Critical Edition
Alexander von Humboldt. Vera M. Kutzinski and Ottmar Ette, Eds.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Hardback: 545 pp., illus. $65, £45. ISBN 9780226465678.    ORDER
Translated from the French edition (1826) by J. Bradford Anderson, Vera M. Kutzinski, and Anja Becker. Alexander von Humboldt in English.

Quantifying the Evolution of Early Life
Numerical Approaches to the Evaluation of Fossils and Ancient Ecosystems
Marc Laflamme, James D. Schiffbauer, and Stephen Q. Dornbos, Eds.
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2011
Hardback: 482 pp., illus. $209. ISBN 9789400706798.    ORDER
Topics in Geobiology, vol. 36.

Rising Force
The Magic of Magnetic Levitation
James D. Livingston
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 285 pp., illus. $27.95. ISBN 9780674055353.    ORDER

Serum/Plasma Proteomics
Methods and Protocols
Richard J. Simpson and David W. Greening, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 411 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781617790676.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 728.

Theo Gray's Mad Science
Experiments You Can Do at Home--But Probably Shouldn't
Theodore Gray
Black Dog and Leventhal, New York, 2011
Paperback: 239 pp., illus. $19.95, £12.95. ISBN 9781579128753.    ORDER

Yeast Genetic Networks
Methods and Protocols
Attila Becskei, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2011
Hardback: 356 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781617790850.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 734.