Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, September 16, 2011

Animal Camouflage
Mechanisms and Function
Martin Stevens and Sami Merilaita, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 369 pp., illus. $125, £75. ISBN 9780521199117.    ORDER
Paperback: 369 pp., illus. $65, £35. ISBN 9780521152570.    ORDER

Apoptosis
Physiology and Pathology
John C. Reed and Douglas R. Green, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 435 pp., illus. $125, £75. ISBN 9780521886567.    ORDER

Auroras
Fire in the Sky
Dan Bortolotti. Featuring photographs by Yuichi Takasaka
Firefly, Buffalo, 2011
Hardback: 143 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781554076819.    ORDER

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011
Mary Roach, Ed.
Mariner (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Boston, 2011
Paperback: 383 pp. $14.95. ISBN 9780547350639.    ORDER

The Best American Science Writing 2011
Rebecca Skloot and Floyd Skloot, Eds.
Ecco (HarperCollins), New York, 2011
Paperback: 345 pp. $14.99. ISBN 9780062091246.    ORDER

Better Than Human
The Promise and Perils of Enhancing Ourselves
Allen Buchanan
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 207 pp. $21.95, £13.99. ISBN 9780199797875.    ORDER
Philosophy in Action.

Botany and History Entwined
Rachel Hunt's Legacy
Charlote A. Tancin et al.
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh, 2011
Paperback: 97 pp., illus. $22. ISBN 9780913196854.    ORDER

Brain Architecture
Understanding the Basic Plan. 2nd ed.
Larry W. Swanson
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Paperback: 347 pp., illus. $39.95, £27.50. ISBN 9780195378580.    ORDER

Cain's Legacy
Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy, and Regret
Jeanne Safer
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2011
Paperback: 272 pp. $25.99, C$30. ISBN 9780465019403.    ORDER

Computational Logic and Human Thinking
How to Be Artificially Intelligent
Robert Kowalski
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 332 pp., illus. $110, £65. ISBN 9780521194822.    ORDER
Paperback: 332 pp., illus. $46, £24.99. ISBN 9780521123365.    ORDER

Constructing Reality
Quantum Theory and Particle Physics
John Marburger III
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 395 pp. $29, £17.99. ISBN 9781107004832.    ORDER

Deep History
The Architecture of Past and Present
Andrew Shryock and Daniel Lord Smail
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 360 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780520270282.    ORDER

Dogs Make Us Human
A Global Family Album
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson and Art Wolfe
Bloomsbury, New York, 2011
Hardback: 176 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9781608195657.    ORDER

Emma Goldman
Revolution as a Way of Life
Vivian Gornick
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011
Hardback: 155 pp. $25. ISBN 9780300137262.    ORDER
Jewish Lives.

Extracellular and Intracellular Signaling
James D. Adams Jr. and Keith K. Parker, Eds.
RSC Publishing, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 317 pp., illus. £132.99. ISBN 9781849731607.    ORDER
RSC Drug Discovery.

G Protein-Coupled Receptors
From Structure to Function
Jesús Giraldo and Jean-Philippe Pin, Eds.
RSC Publishing, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 547 pp., illus. £169.99. ISBN 9781849731836.    ORDER
RSC Drug Discovery.

The Great Sea
A Human History of the Mediterranean
David Abulafia
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 815 pp., illus. $34.95. ISBN 9780195323344.    ORDER

Healthcare Infrastructure
Health Systems for Individuals and Populations
Bruce R. Schatz and Richard B. Berlin Jr.
Springer, London, 2011
Hardback: 305 pp., illus. $89.95, £62.99. ISBN 9780857294517.    ORDER
Health Informatics.

The Human Body Close-Up
John Clancy
Firefly, Buffalo, 2011
Hardback: 320 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781554079186.    ORDER

Indra's Net and the Midas Touch
Living Sustainably in a Connected World
Leslie Paul Thiele
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 342 pp. $29.95. ISBN 9780262016094.    ORDER

Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies
A Primer
Gunilla Öberg
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2011
Paperback: 179 pp., illus. $45, £24.95, €30. ISBN 9781444336870.    ORDER

An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology
4th ed.
Randy J. Nelson
Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA, 2011
Hardback: 864 pp., illus. $96.95. ISBN 9780878936205.    ORDER

Introductory Nanoscience
Physical and Chemical Concepts
Masaru Kuno
Garland Science (Taylor and Francis), New York, 2011
Paperback: 463 pp., illus. $110. ISBN 9780815344247.    ORDER

Inventing Iron Man
The Possibility of a Human Machine
E. Paul Zehr
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Hardback: 224 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9781421402260.    ORDER

The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott
Unseen Images from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition
David M. Wilson
Little, Brown (Hachette Book Group USA), New York, 2011
Hardback: 191 pp., illus. $35, C$39. ISBN 9780316178501.    ORDER

Making Healthy Places
Designing and Building for Health, Well-Being, and Sustainability
Andrew L. Dannenberg, Howard Frumkin, and Richard J. Jackson, Eds.
Island, Washington, DC, 2011
Hardback: 440 pp., illus. $60. ISBN 9781597267267.    ORDER
Paperback: 440 pp., illus. $40. ISBN 9781597267274.    ORDER

The Natural World Close-Up
Giles Sparrow
Firefly, Buffalo, 2011
Hardback: 320 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781554079247.    ORDER

New Trends in the Physics and Mechanics of Biological Systems
École de Physique des Houches, Session XCII, 6-31 July 2009
Martine Ben Amar et al., Eds.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 379 pp., illus. $72, £40. ISBN 9780199605835.    ORDER

Pharmaceutical Process Development
Current Chemical and Engineering Challenges
A. John Blacker and Michael T. Williams, Eds.
RSC Publishing, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 374 pp., illus. £121.99. ISBN 9781849731461.    ORDER
RSC Drug Discovery.

Pillars of Prosperity
The Political Economics of Development Clusters
Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 391 pp., illus. $45, £30.95. ISBN 9780691152684.    ORDER
Yrji Jahnsson Lectures.

Plasticity, Robustness, Development and Evolution
Patrick Bateson and Peter Gluckman
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 166 pp., illus. $115, £70. ISBN 9780521516297.    ORDER
Paperback: 166 pp., illus. $45, £24.99. ISBN 9780521736206.    ORDER

Principles of Multiscale Modeling
Weinan E
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 484 pp., illus. $75, £45. ISBN 9781107096547.    ORDER

Rapid Eye Movement Sleep
Regulation and Function
Birendra N. Mallick et al., Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 496 pp., illus. $165, £100. ISBN 9780521116800.    ORDER

Science Learning and Instruction
Taking Advantage of Technology to Promote Knowledge Integration
Marcia C. Linn and Bat-Sheva Eylon
Routledge (Taylor and Francis), New York, 2011
Hardback: 359 pp., illus. $125. ISBN 9780805860542.    ORDER
Paperback: 359 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9780805860559.    ORDER

Surnames, DNA, and Family History
George Redmonds, Turi King, and David Hey
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 254 pp., illus. £20. ISBN 9780199582648.    ORDER

Transylvanian Dinosaurs
David B. Weishampel and Coralia-Maria Jianu
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Hardback: 317 pp., illus. $60. ISBN 9781421400273.    ORDER

Urban Code
100 Lessons for Understanding the City
Anne Mikoleit and Moritz Pürckhauer
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 111 pp., illus. $18.95. ISBN 9780262016414.    ORDER

The Vegetarian Imperative
Anand M. Saxena
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2011
Hardback: 271 pp. $24.95. ISBN 9781421402420.    ORDER

Vision in 3D Environments
Laurence R. Harris and Michael R. M. Jenkin, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 368 pp., illus. $110, £70. ISBN 9781107001756.    ORDER

Why Millions Survive Cancer
The Successes of Science
Lauren Pecorino
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 241 pp., illus. $29.95, £16.99. ISBN 9780199580552.    ORDER