Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, March 16, 2012

"Heterogenius" Classrooms
Detracking Math and Science. A Look at Groupwork in Action
Maika Watanabe, Ed.
Teachers College Press, New York, 2011
Hardback: 110 pp., illus. + DVD. $36.95. ISBN 9780807752463.    ORDER

The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking
How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane
Matthew Hutson
Hudson Street (Penguin), New York, 2012
Hardback: 304 pp. $25.95, C$27.50. ISBN 9781594630873.    ORDER

The Age of Insight
The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
Eric R. Kandel
Random House, New York, 2012
Hardback: 655 pp., illus. $40, C$46. ISBN 9781400068715.    ORDER

Animal Evolution
Interrelationships of the Living Phyla. 3rd ed.
Claus Nielsen
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Hardback: 412 pp., illus. $135, £75. ISBN 9780199606023.    ORDER

Baby-Making
Bart Fauser and Paul Devroey, with Simon Brown
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011
Hardback: 302 pp., illus. $29.95, £16.99. ISBN 9780199597314.    ORDER
Reprint, 2011 ed.

Biophysics
A Physiological Approach
Patrick F. Dillon
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012
Hardback: 314 pp., illus. $130, £75. ISBN 9781107001442.    ORDER
Paperback: 314 pp., illus. $65, £38. ISBN 9780521172165.    ORDER

The Bluebird Effect
Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds
Julie Zickefoose
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2012
Hardback: 379 pp., illus. $28. ISBN 9780547003092.    ORDER

Breaking Ice for Arctic Oil
The Epic Voyage of the SS Manhattan Through the Northwest Passage
Ross Coen
University of Alaska Press, Fairbanks, 2012
Paperback: 229 pp., illus. $24.95, £16. ISBN 9781602231696.    ORDER

Carnivore Ecology and Conservation
A Handbook of Techniques
Luigi Boitani and Roger A. Powell, Eds.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Hardback: 524 pp., illus. $135, £75. ISBN 9780199558520.    ORDER
Techniques in Ecology and Conservation.

Circles Disturbed
The Interplay of Mathematics and Narrative
Apostolos Doxiadis and Barry Mazur, Eds.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 592 pp., illus. $49.50, £34.95. ISBN 9780691149042.    ORDER

Digging Snowmastodon
Discovering an Ice Age World in the Colorado Rockies
Kirk Johnson and Ian Miller
People's, Aspen, CO, 2012
Paperback: 144 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9781956905065.    ORDER

The Doomsday Machine
The High Price of Nuclear Energy, the World's Most Dangerous Fuel
Martin Cohen and Andrew McKillop
Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's), Houndmills, UK, 2012
Hardback: 256 pp., illus. $27, C$31. ISBN 9780230338340.    ORDER

Electoral Malpractice
Sarh Birch
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Hardback: 218 pp. $85, £60. ISBN 9780199606160.    ORDER
Comparative Politics.

The Elements
A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe
Theodore Gray. Photographs by Theodore Gray and Nick Mann
Black Dog and Leventhal, New York, 2012
Paperback: 240 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9781579128951.    ORDER
Reprint, 2009 ed.

The Founder's Dilemmas
Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup
Noam Wasserman
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 490 pp., illus. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780691149134.    ORDER

Genetics and the Unsettled Past
The Collision of DNA, Race, and History
Keith Wailoo, Alondra Nelson, and Catherine Lee, Eds.
Rutgers University Press, Piscataway, NJ, 2012
Paperback: 369 pp. $29.95. ISBN 9780813552552.    ORDER
Rutgers Studies on Race and Ethnicity.

Guardians of Finance
Making Regulators Work for Us
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio Jr., and Ross Levine
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 294 pp. $27.95. ISBN 9780262017398.    ORDER

Harvest the Wind
America's Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability
Philip Warburg
Beacon, Boston, 2012
Hardback: 256 pp. $27.95, C$33. ISBN 9780807001073.    ORDER

A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea
The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher
Joel Achenbach
Simon and Schuster Paperbacks, New York, 2012
Paperback: 297 pp. $16, C$18. ISBN 9781451625370.    ORDER

How to Be a Better Birder
Derek Lovitch
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012
Paperback: 304 pp., illus. $19.95, £13.95. ISBN 9780691144481.    ORDER

Inequality and Instability
A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis
James K. Galbraith
Oxford University Press, New York, 2012
Hardback: 338 pp., illus. $29.95, £18.99. ISBN 9780199855650.    ORDER

Lights of Mankind
The Earth at Night as Seen from Space
L. Douglas Keeney
Lyons (Globe Pequot), Guilford, CT, 2012
Hardback: 288 pp., illus. $32.50, C$39.95. ISBN 9780762777556.    ORDER

Major Discoveries, Creativity, and the Dynamics of Science
J. Rogers Hollingsworth, Ellen Jane Hollingsworth, with the assistance of David M. Gear
Edition Echoraum, Vienna, 2012
Hardback: 145 pp., illus. €19,50. ISBN 9783901941245.    ORDER
Complexity Design Society, vol. 15.

Many Skies
Alternative Histories of the Sun, Moon, Planets, and Stars
Arthur Upgren
Rutgers University Press, Piscataway, NJ, 2012
Paperback: 211 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780813553504.    ORDER

Neuroophthalmology
Matthew J. Thurtell, Robert L. Tomask, and Robert B. Daroff
Oxford University Press, New York, 2012
Paperback: 208 pp., illus. $34.99, £22.50. ISBN 9780195390841.    ORDER
What Do I Do Now?

News on the Internet
Information and Citizenship in the 21st Century
David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg
Oxford University Press, New York, 2012
Paperback: 205 pp. $21.95, £13.99. ISBN 9780195391978.    ORDER
Oxford Studies in Digital Politics.

Oaxaca Journal
Oliver Sacks
Vintage (Random House), New York, 2012
Paperback: 175 pp., illus. $14.95. ISBN 9780307947444.    ORDER
Reprint, 2002 ed.

The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Cognition
Thomas R. Zentall and Edward A. Wasserman, Eds.
Oxford University Press, New York, 2012
Hardback: 940 pp., illus. $175, £105. ISBN 9780195392661.    ORDER
Oxford Library of Psychology.

Pain Research
Methods and Protocols. 2nd ed.
Z. David Luo, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2012
Hardback: 299 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781617795602.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 851.

Plato's Camera
How the Physical Brain Captures a Landscape of Abstract Univerals
Paul M. Churchland
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 299 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780262016865.    ORDER

The Real Population Bomb
Megacities, Global Security, and the Map of the Future
P. H. Liotta and James F. Miskel
Potomac, Dulles, VA, 2012
Hardback: 264 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781597975513.    ORDER

Studies on Retinal and Choroidal Disorders
Robert D. Stratton, William W. Hauswirth, and Thomas W. Gardner, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2012
Hardback: 657 pp., illus. $239. ISBN 9781617796050.    ORDER
Oxidative Stress in Applied Basic Research and Clinical Practice.

Stylish Academic Writing
Helen Sword
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 228 pp. $21.95. ISBN 9780674064485.    ORDER

The Tools
Transform Your Problems Into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity
Phil Stutz and Barry Michels
Spiegel and Grau (Random House), New York, 2012
Hardback: 279 pp., illus. $25. ISBN 9780679644446.    ORDER

Transgenic Plants
Methods and Protocols. 2nd ed.
Jim M. Dunwell and Andy C. Wetten, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2012
Hardback: 513 pp., illus. $159. ISBN 9781617795572.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 847.

Varieties of Presence
Alva Noe
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Hardback: 188 pp. $35. ISBN 9780674062146.    ORDER

Why Cats Land On Their Feet
And 76 Other Physical Paradoxes and Puzzles
Mark Levi
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012
Paperback: 202 pp., illus. $19.95, £13.95. ISBN 9780691148540.    ORDER

The Wonder of the Universe
Hints of God in Our Fine-Tuned World
Karl W. Giberson
IVP (InterVarsity), Downers Grove, IL, 2012
Paperback: 216 pp., illus. $16. ISBN 9780830838196.    ORDER