Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, January 6, 2012

Aging as a Spiritual Practice
A Contemplative Guide to Growing Older and Wiser
Lewis Richmond
Gotham (Penguin Group), New York, 2011
Hardback: 255 pp. $22.50, C$23.50. ISBN 9781592406906.    ORDER

Arthropod Brains
Evolution, Functional Elegance, and Historical Significance
Nicholas James Strausfeld
Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 848 pp., illus. $65. ISBN 9780674046337.    ORDER

The Astronomy Revolution
400 Years of Exploring the Cosmos
Donald G. York, Owen Gingerich, and Shuang-Nan Zhang, Eds.
CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), Boca Raton, FL, 2011
Hardback: 450 pp., illus. $79.95. ISBN 9781439836002.    ORDER

Behind Closed Doors
IRBs and the Making of Ethical Research
Laura Stark
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Hardback: 240 pp., illus. $85. ISBN 9780226770864.    ORDER
Paperback: 240 pp., illus. $27.50. ISBN 9780226770871.    ORDER
Morality and Society.

Beyond Pleasure and Pain
How Motivation Works
E. Tory Higgins
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 578 pp. $69.95, £45. ISBN 9780199765829.    ORDER

Carbofuran and Wildlife Poisoning
Global Perspectives and Forensic Approaches
Ngaio Richards, Ed.
Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, IA, 2011
Hardback: 303 pp., illus. $149.95. ISBN 9780470745236.    ORDER

Confessions of a Surgeon
The Good, the Bad, and the Complicated . . . Life Behind the O.R. Doors
Paul A. Ruggieri
Berkley (Penguin), New York, 2012
Paperback: 272 pp. $15, C$16. ISBN 9780425245156.    ORDER

Contested Illnesses
Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements
Phil Brown et al., Eds.
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 340 pp. $70, £48.95. ISBN 9780520270206.    ORDER
Paperback: 340 pp. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780520270213.    ORDER

Cybernetic Revolutionaries
Technology and Politics in Allende's Chile
Eden Medina
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 342 pp., illus. $32, £21.95. ISBN 9780262016490.    ORDER

Early Days in Complex Dynamics
A History of Complex Dynamics in One Variable During 1906-1942
Daniel S. Alexander, Felice Iavernaro, and Alessandro Rosa
American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2011
Hardback: 472 pp., illus. $99; to AMS members, $79.20. ISBN 9780821844649.    ORDER
Copublished with London Mathematical Society. History of Mathematics, vol. 38.

A First Course in Loop Quantum Gravity
Rodolfo Gambini and Jorge Pullin
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 192 pp., illus. $62.95, £35.. ISBN 9780199590759.    ORDER

Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs
Science, Philosophy, and Their Histories
Wallace Matson
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 237 pp. $35, £22.50. ISBN 9780199812691.    ORDER

How Economics Shapes Science
Paula Stephan
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 383 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9780674049710.    ORDER

How We Remember
Brain Mechanisms of Episodic Memory
Michael E. Hasselmo
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 378 pp., illus. $40. ISBN 9780262016353.    ORDER

In the Field, Among the Feathered
A History of Birders and Their Guides
Thomas R. Dunlap
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 251 pp., illus. $34.95, £22.50. ISBN 9780199734597.    ORDER

Ingenious Genes
How Gene Regulation Networks Evolve to Control Development
Roger Sansom
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011
Hardback: 140 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9780262195812.    ORDER
Life and Mind: Philosophical Issues in Biology and Psychology.

Introduction to Modern Climate Change
Andrew E. Dessler
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 252 pp., illus. $110, £60. ISBN 9781107001893.    ORDER
Paperback: 252 pp., illus. $50, £29.99. ISBN 9780521173155.    ORDER

Short Stories from Modern Science
Ra Page, Ed.
Comma, Manchester, UK, 2011
Paperback: 312 pp. £9.99. ISBN 9781905583331.    ORDER

Living Language
An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
Laura M. Ahearn
Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA, 2011
Paperback: 366 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9781405124416.    ORDER
Primers in Anthropology.

Making Noise
From Babel to the Big Bang and Beyond
Jillel Schwartz
Zone, New York, 2011
Hardback: 912 pp., illus. $38.95. ISBN 9781935408123.    ORDER

Manic Minds
Mania's Mad History and Its Neuro-Future
Lisa M. Hermsen
Rutgers University Press, Piscataway, NJ, 2011
Hardback: 171 pp., illus. $69. ISBN 9780813551579.    ORDER
Paperback: 171 pp., illus. $23.95. ISBN 9780813551586.    ORDER

Understanding Our Need for Novelty and Change
Winifred Gallagher
Penguin, New York, 2011
Hardback: 271 pp. $25.95, C$27.50. ISBN 9781594203206.    ORDER

Pathological Altruism
Barbara Oakley et al., Eds.
Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 493 pp., illus. $55, £35. ISBN 9780199738571.    ORDER

Paths to Innovation
Discovering Recombinant DNA, Oncogenes, and Prions, in One Medical School, Over One Decade
Henry R. Bourne
University of California Medical Humanities Consortium, San Francisco, 2011
Paperback: 319 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780983463924.    ORDER
Perspectives in Medical Humanities.

The Primate Mind
Built to Connect with Other Minds
Frans B. M. de Waal and Pier Francesco Ferrari, Eds.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 406 pp., illus. $49.95. ISBN 9780674058040.    ORDER

Risk Intelligence
How to Live With Uncertainty
Dylan Evans
Free Press (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2011
Hardback: 275 pp., illus. $26, C$29.99. ISBN 9781451610901.    ORDER

The Sciences of the Soul
The Early Modern Origins of Psychology
Fernando Vidal
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2011
Hardback: 427 pp., illus. $55, £35.50. ISBN 9780226855868.    ORDER
Translated from the French edition (Paris, 2006) by Saskia Brown.

Praying to the God of Chance
David V. Forrest
Delphinium, Harrison, NY, 2011
Paperback: 224 pp., illus. $13.95, C$15.99. ISBN 9781883285487.    ORDER

Transition to Hydrogen
Pathways Toward Clean Transportation
Alexander Wokaun and Erik Wilhelm, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Hardback: 272 pp., illus. $110, £65. ISBN 9780521192880.    ORDER

Why Calories Count
From Science to Politics
Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011
Hardback: 285 pp., illus. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780520262881.    ORDER
California Studies in Food and Culture.