Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, April 26, 2013

The Balance of Nature and Human Impact
Klaus Rohde, Ed.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
Hardback: 429 pp., illus. $99, £65. ISBN 9781107019614.    ORDER

Bankrupting Physics
How Today's Top Scientists Are Gambling Away Their Credibility
Alexander Unzicker and Sheilla Jones
Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's), New York, 2013
Hardback: 278 pp., illus. $28, C$32. ISBN 9781137278234.    ORDER
Macsci.

The Beauty in the Beast
Britain's Favourite Creatures and the People Who Love Them
Hugh Warwick
Simon and Schuster, London, 2013
Paperback: 350 pp. £8.99. ISBN 9780857203960.    ORDER
Reprint, 2012 ed.

Billion-Dollar Fish
The Untold Story of Alaska Pollock
Kevin M. Bailey
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Hardback: 282 pp., illus. $25, £17.50. ISBN 9780226022345.    ORDER

Birds of the Sierra Nevada
Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution
Edward C. Beedy and Edward R. Pandolfino. Illustrated by Keith Hansen
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013
Hardback: 444 pp., illus. $75, £52. ISBN 9780520274938.    ORDER
Paperback: 444 pp., illus. $39.95, £27.95. ISBN 9780520274945.    ORDER
A Stephen Bechtel Fund Book in Ecology and the Environment.

Brilliant Blunders
From Darwin to Einstein--Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe
Mario Livio
Simon and Schuster, New York, 2013
Hardback: 349 pp., illus. $26, C$29.99. ISBN 9781439192368.    ORDER

Cadmium
From Toxicity to Essentiality
Astrid Sigel, Helmut Sigel, and Roland K. O. Sigel, Eds.
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2013
Hardback: 596 pp., illus. $239. ISBN 9789400751781.    ORDER
Metal Ions in Life Sciences, 11.

Cellular and Subcellular Nanotechnology
Methods and Protocols
Vokmar Weissig, Tamer Elbayoumi, and Mark Olsen, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2013
Hardback: 386 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781627033350.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 991.

City Water, City Life
Water and the Infrastructure of Ideas in Urbanizing Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago
Carl Smith
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Hardback: 339 pp., illus. $35, £22.50. ISBN 9780226022512.    ORDER

Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell
A. Zee
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 888 pp., illus. $90, £62. ISBN 9780691145587.    ORDER

Global Optimization Methods in Geophysical Inversion
2nd ed.
Mrinal K. Sen and Paul L. Stoffa
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
Hardback: 301 pp., illus. $110, £70. ISBN 9781107011908.    ORDER

Haemostasis
Methods and Protocols
Paul Monagle, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2013
Hardback: 443 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781627033381.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 992.

The History of the World
6th ed.
J. M. Roberts and Odd Arne Westad
Oxford University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 1274 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9780199936762.    ORDER

Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking
Daniel C. Dennett
Norton, New York, 2013
Hardback: 512 pp., illus. $28.95, C$31. ISBN 9780393082067.    ORDER

The Longevity Seekers
Science, Business, and the Fountain of Youth
Ted Anton
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Hardback: 239 pp. $26, £18. ISBN 9780226020938.    ORDER

Make It a Green Peace!
The Rise of Countercultural Environmentalism
Frank Zelko
Oxford University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 397 pp., illus. $34.95, £22.50. ISBN 9780199947089.    ORDER

Microelectrode Biosensors
Stéphane Marinesco and Nicholas Dale, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2013
Hardback: 403 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781627033695.    ORDER
Neuromethods, vol. 80.

Microsatellites
Methods and Protocols
Stella K. Kantartzi, Ed.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2013
Hardback: 351 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781627033886.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1006.

The Nature and Nurture of Love
From Imprinting to Attachment in Cold War America
Marga Vicedo
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Hardback: 331 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9780226020556.    ORDER

Pluripotent Stem Cells
Methods and Protocols
Uma Lakshmipathy and Mohan C. Vemuri, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2013
Hardback: 302 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781627033473.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 997.

Primate Sexuality
Comparative Studies of the Prosimians, Monkeys, Apes, and Humans. 2nd ed.
Alan F. Dixson
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013
Paperback: 807 pp., illus. $89.95, £55. ISBN 9780199676613.    ORDER

Radical Abundance
How a Revolution in Nanotechnology Will Change Civilization
K. Eric Drexler
PublicAffairs (Perseus), New York, 2013
Hardback: 356 pp. $28.99, C$32. ISBN 9781610391139.    ORDER

Rich Languages from Poor Inputs
Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini and Robert C. Berwick, Eds.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013
Hardback: 327 pp., illus. $110, £60. ISBN 9780199590339.    ORDER

Roadside Geology of Georgia
Pamela J. W. Gore and William Witherspoon
Mountain, Missoula, MT, 2013
Paperback: 359 pp., illus. $24. ISBN 9780878426027.    ORDER

The Summits of Modern Man
Mountaineering After the Enlightenment
Peter H. Hansen
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 392 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780674047990.    ORDER

Traveling the 38th Parallel
A Water Line Around the World
David Carle and Janet Carle
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013
Hardback: 288 pp., illus. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780520266544.    ORDER

Uncertainty in Games
Greg Costikyan
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 149 pp. $19.95. ISBN 9780262018968.    ORDER
Playful Thinking.

Wayward Shamans
The Prehistory of an Idea
Silvia Tomásková
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013
Hardback: 285 pp., illus. $75, £52. ISBN 9780520275317.    ORDER
Paperback: 285 pp., illus. $34.95, £24.95. ISBN 9780520275324.    ORDER

The X-15 Rocket Plane
Flying the First Wings into Space
Michelle Evans
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 2013
Hardback: 479 pp., illus. $36.95, C$42.50, £24.99. ISBN 9780803228405.    ORDER
Outward Odyssey.