Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, January 04, 2013

Aluminum Alloy Corrosion of Aircraft Structures
Modelling and Simulation
J. DeRose et al., Eds.
WIT, Ashurst, UK, 2013
Hardback: 197 pp., illus. $298. ISBN 9781845647520.    ORDER

An Intimate Portrait of a Mysterious Continent
Gabrielle Walker
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2013
Hardback: 415 pp., illus. $27. ISBN 9780151015207.    ORDER

The As If Principle
The Radically New Approach to Changing Your Life
Richard Wiseman
Free Press (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2013
Hardback: 300 pp., illus. $25. ISBN 9781451675054.    ORDER

Candy Experiments
Loralee Leavitt
Andrews McMeel, Kansas City, 2013
Paperback: 160 pp., illus. $14.99, C$16.99. ISBN 9781449418366.    ORDER

Containing Russia's Nuclear Firebirds
Harmony and Change at the International Science and Technology Center
Glenn E. Schweitzer
University of Georgia Press, Athens, 2013
Hardback: 311 pp., illus. $69.95. ISBN 9780820338699.    ORDER
Paperback: 311 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780820344348.    ORDER
Studies in Security and International Affairs.

Ecological Restoration
Principles, Values, and Structure of an Emerging Profession. 2nd ed.
Andre F. Clewell and James Aronson
Island, Washington, DC, 2013
Paperback: 329 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9781610911689.    ORDER
Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration.

The ER
One Hundred
Rade B. Vukmir
Hamilton (Rowman and Littlefield), Lanham, MD, 2013
Hardback: 310 pp. $59.99, £37.95. ISBN 9780761860518.    ORDER

Essential World Atlas
7th ed.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012
Paperback: 184 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780199971558.    ORDER

Evolution and the Mechanisms of Decision Making
Peter Hammerstein and Jeffrey R. Stevens, Eds.
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 446 pp., illus. $50, £34.95. ISBN 9780262018081.    ORDER
Strüngmann Forum Reports.

First Magnitude
A Book of the Bright Sky
Jams B. Kaler
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2012
Hardback: 251 pp., illus. $34. ISBN 9789814417426.    ORDER

The Fragile Wisdom
An Evolutionary View on Women's Biology and Health
Grazyna Jasienska
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 327 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780674047129.    ORDER

From Pleasure Machines to Moral Communities
An Evolutionary Economics Without Homo economicus
Geoffrey M. Hodgson
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Hardback: 321 pp. $45, £29. ISBN 9780226922713.    ORDER

Frontiers of Astrobiology
Chris Impey, Jonathan Lunine, and José Funes, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012
Hardback: 335 pp., illus. $50, £30. ISBN 9781107006416.    ORDER

The Game of Probability
Literature and Calculation from Pascal to Kleist
Rüdiger Campe
Stanford University Press, Palo Alto, CA, 2013
Hardback: 501 pp. $95. ISBN 9780804768641.    ORDER
Paperback: 501 pp. $35. ISBN 9780804768658.    ORDER
Cultural Memory in the Present. Translated from the German edition (Göttingen, 2002) by Elwood H. Wiggins Jr.

How the Weakest Force in the Universe Shaped Our Lives
Brian Clegg
St. Martin's, New York, 2013
Hardback: 334 pp. $25.99, C$29.99. ISBN 9780312616298.    ORDER

Adventures in the World's Fiery Places
Bill Streever
Little, Brown (Hachette Book Group USA), New York, 2013
Hardback: 368 pp. $26.99, C$29.99. ISBN 9780316105330.    ORDER

Into Great Silence
A Memoir of Discovery and Loss Among Vanishing Orcas
Eva Saulitis
Beacon, Boston, 2013
Hardback: 268 pp., illus. $26.95, C$32. ISBN 9780807014356.    ORDER

Is It Safe?
EPA and the Struggle to Define the Safety of Chemicals
Sarah A. Vogel
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2012
Hardback: 326 pp., illus. $70, £48.95. ISBN 9780520273573.    ORDER
Paperback: 326 pp., illus. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780520273580.    ORDER

John Simons
Reaktion, London, 2012
Paperback: 208 pp., illus. $19.95, £9.99. ISBN 9781861899224.    ORDER

The Measure of Civilization
How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations
Ian Morris
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 399 pp., illus. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691155685.    ORDER

Nutritional Management of Renal Disease
3rd ed.
Joel D. Kopple, Shaul G. Massry, and Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, Eds.
Academic (Elsevier), London, 2013
Hardback: 816 pp., illus. $119.95. ISBN 9780123919342.    ORDER

On Computing
The Fourth Great Scientific Domain
Paul S. Rosenbloom
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 331 pp., illus. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780262018326.    ORDER

Partial Differential Equation Analysis in Biomedical Engineering
Case Studies with Matlab
William E. Schiesser
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012
Hardback: 432 pp., illus. $105 , £65. ISBN 9781107022805.    ORDER

The Reality of ESP
A Physicist's Proof of Psychic Abilities
Russell Targ
Quest, Wheaton, IL, 2013
Paperback: 336 pp., illus. $17.95. ISBN 9780835608848.    ORDER

Rough and Tumble
Aggression, Hunting, and Human Evolution
Travis Rayne Pickering
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013
Hardback: 215 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780520274006.    ORDER

Saving Babies?
The Consequences of Newborn Genetic Screening
Stefan Timmermans and Mara Buchbinder
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Hardback: 319 pp. $30, £19.50. ISBN 9780226924977.    ORDER
Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries.

Science on American Television
A History
Marcel Chotkowski LaFollette
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Hardback: 316 pp. , illus. $45, £29. ISBN 9780226921990.    ORDER

The Scientific Sherlock Holmes
Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics
James F. O'Brien
Oxford University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 195 pp., illus. $29.95, £18.99. ISBN 9780199794966.    ORDER

Pioneer of the Information Age
B. Jack Copeland
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013
Hardback: 308 pp., illus. $21.95, £14.99. ISBN 9780199639793.    ORDER

What Editors Want
An Author's Guide to Scientific Journal Publishing
Philippa J. Benson and Susan C. Silver
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Paperback: 188 pp., illus. $20, £13. ISBN 9780226043142.    ORDER
Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing.

What We Know About Climate Change
2nd ed.
Kerry Emanuel
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 113 pp. $14.95. ISBN 9780262018432.    ORDER
A Boston Review Book.