Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, July 13, 2012

Biochemistry
Essential Concepts
Charles C. Hardin and James A. Knopp
Oxford University Press, New York, 2012
Paperback: 334 pp., illus. $39.95, £27.50. ISBN 9780199765621.    ORDER

Cancer Management with Chinese Medicine
Yu Rencun and Hong Hai
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 222 pp. $58. ISBN 9789814374743.    ORDER

Compressed Sensing
Theory and Applications
Yonina C. Eldar and Gitta Kutyniok, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012
Hardback: 556 pp., illus. $99, £65. ISBN 9781107005587.    ORDER

Computing
A Concise History
Paul E. Ceruzzi
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012
Paperback: 215 pp., illus. $11.95. ISBN 9780262517676.    ORDER
Essential Knowledge.

A Cultural History of Heredity
Staffan Müller-Witte and Hans-Jörg Rheinberger
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2012
Hardback: 337 pp., illus. $45, £29. ISBN 9780226545707.    ORDER

The Irrationals
A Story of the Numbers You Can't Count On
Julian Havil
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 310 pp., illus. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691143422.    ORDER

Mathematical Excursions to the World's Great Buildings
Alexander J. Hahn
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 328 pp., illus. $49.50, £34.95. ISBN 9780691145204.    ORDER

Ordering Life
Karl Jordan and the Naturalist Tradition
Kristin Johnson
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2012
Hardback: 386 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9781421406008.    ORDER

Parrots
The Animal Answer Guide
Matt Cameron
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2012
Hardback: 255 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9781421405438.    ORDER
Paperback: 255 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9781421405445.    ORDER

Plants of the Chesapeake Bay
A Guide to Wildflowers, Grasses, Aquatic Vegetation, Trees, Shrubs and Other Flora
Lytton John Musselman and David A. Knepper
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2012
Hardback: 229 pp., illus. $65. ISBN 9781421404974.    ORDER
Paperback: 229 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9781421404981.    ORDER

The Puffin
Mike P. Harris and Sarah Wanless. Illustrations by Keith Brockie
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2012
Hardback: 256 pp., illus. $80. ISBN 9780300186505.    ORDER

The Savant and the State
Science and Cultural Politics in Nineteenth-Century France
Robert Fox
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2012
Hardback: 404 pp., illus. $60. ISBN 9781421405223.    ORDER
Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science.

Secret Chambers
The Inside Story of Cells and Complex Life
Martin Brasier
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Hardback: 316 pp., illus. $29.95, £16.99. ISBN 9780199644001.    ORDER

Smart Grid Communications and Networking
Ekram Hossain, Zhu Han, and H. Vincent Poor
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012
Hardback: 409 pp., illus. $145, £90. ISBN 9781107014138.    ORDER

Taking the Back off the Watch
A Personal Memoir
Thomas Gold. Simon Mitton, Ed.
Springer, Berlin, 2012
Hardback: 251 pp., illus. $129, €99.95, CHF133.50, £90. ISBN 9783642275876.    ORDER
Astrophysics and Space Science Library, 381.

The Twenty-Four Hour Mind
The Role of Sleep and Dreaming in Our Emotional Lives
Rosalind D. Cartwright
Oxford University Press, New York, 2012
Paperback: 224 pp., illus. $17.95, £11.99. ISBN 9780199896288.    ORDER

The Weather Observer's Handbook
Stephen Burt
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2012
Hardback: 456 pp., illus. $99, £60. ISBN 9781107026810.    ORDER

Wild Hope
On the Front Lines of Conservation Success
Andrew Balmford
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2012
Hardback: 263 pp., illus. $26, £17. ISBN 9780226035970.    ORDER

Wired for Story
The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
Lisa Cron
Ten Speed, Berkeley, CA, 2012
Paperback: 272 pp. $14.99, C$17.99. ISBN 9781607742456.    ORDER