Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, May 24, 2013

Aesthetics
A Memoir
Ivan Brunetti
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2013
Hardback: Unpaged, illus. $25. ISBN 9780300184402.    ORDER

Alexander Wilson
The Scot Who Founded American Ornithology
Edward H. Burtt Jr. and William E. Davis Jr.
Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 458 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780674072558.    ORDER

Andrei Sakharov
Quarks and the Structure of Matter
Harry J. Lipkin
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Paperback: 162 pp., illus. $14. ISBN 9789814407410.    ORDER

Antarctica
Global Science from a Frozen Continent
David W. H. Walton, Ed.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
Hardback: 354 pp., illus. $55, £35. ISBN 9781107003927.    ORDER

Artificial Intelligence in the 21st Century
A Living Introduction
Stephen Lucci and Danny Kopec
Mercury Learning and Information, Dulles, VA, 2013
Hardback: 622 pp., illus. + DVD. $99.95. ISBN 9781936420230.    ORDER

The Attacking Ocean
The Past, Present, and Future of Rising Sea Levels
Brian Fagan
Bloomsbury, New York, 2013
Hardback: 288 pp., illus. $28. ISBN 9781608196920.    ORDER

Black Holes
New Horizons
Sean Alan Hayward, Ed.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 264 pp., illus. $54. ISBN 9789814425698.    ORDER

Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods
Advancing Methods, Analysis and Interpretation
Kevin Padian and Ellen-Thérèse Lamm, Eds.
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013
Hardback: 297 pp., illus. $75. ISBN 9780520273528.    ORDER

Brainwashed
The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience
Sally Satel and Scott O. Lilienfeld
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2013
Hardback: 240 pp. $26.99, C$30. ISBN 9780465018772.    ORDER

Breasts
A Natural and Unnatural History
Florence Williams
Norton, New York, 2013
Paperback: 350 pp., illus. $15.95, C$17. ISBN 9780393345070.    ORDER
Reprint, 2012 ed.

Chemokines
Methods and Protocols
Astrid E. Cardona and Eroboghene E. Ubogu, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2013
Hardback: 250 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781627034258.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1013.

The Complexity of Greatness
Beyond Talent or Practice
Scott Barry Kaufman, Ed.
Oxford University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 462 pp. $75, £45. ISBN 9780199794003.    ORDER

Creation
How Science Is Reinventing Life Itself
Adam Rutherford
Current (Penguin Group USA), New York, 2013
Hardback: 286 pp. $27.95, C$29.50. ISBN 9781617230059.    ORDER

Denial
Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind
Ajit Varki and Danny Brower
Twelve (Hachette Book Group USA), New York, 2013
Hardback: 382 pp. $27, C$30. ISBN 9781455511914.    ORDER

The Drunken Botanist
The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks
Amy Stewart
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill (Workman), New York, 2013
Hardback: 400 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9781616200466.    ORDER

The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters
Debarati Guha-Sapir and Indhira Santos, Eds.
Oxford University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 340 pp., illus. $39.95, £27.50. ISBN 9780199841936.    ORDER

Enhancing Understanding and Quantification of Soil-Root Growth Interactions
Dennis Timlin and Laj R. Ahuga, Eds.
American Society of Agronomy, Madison, WI, 2013
Hardback: 324 pp., illus. $80. ISBN 9780891183389.    ORDER
Copublished with the Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America, Madison WI. Advances in Agricultural Systems Modeling, vol. 4.

Exemplary Science
Best Practices in Professional Development. 2nd ed.
Susan B. Koba and Brenda S. Wojnowski, with Robert E. Yager, Eds.
NSTA Press, Arlington, VA, 2013
Paperback: 280 pp., illus. $29.95; to NSTA members, $23.96. ISBN 9781936959075.    ORDER
Exemplary Science.

Exotic Aliens
The Lion and the Cheetah in India
Valmik Thapar, Romila Thapar, and Yusuf Ansari
Aleph, New Delhi, 2013
Hardback: 304 pp.., iillus. Rs595. ISBN 9789382277552.    ORDER

Fifty Years of Nuclear BCS
Pairing in Finite Systems
Ricardo A. Broglia and Vladimir Zelevinsky, Eds.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 692 pp., illus. $158. ISBN 9789814412483.    ORDER

Gauge Theories of Gravitation
A Reader with Commentaries
Milutin Blagojevic and Friedrich W. Hehl, Eds.
Imperial College Press, London, 2013
Hardback: 653 pp., illus. $168. ISBN 9781848167261.    ORDER

Generalized Optomechanics and Its Applications
Quantum Optical Properties of Generalized Optomechanical Systems
Jin-Jin Li and Ka-Di Zhu
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 246 pp., illus. $89. ISBN 9789814417037.    ORDER

Hallucinations
Oliver Sacks
Knopf (Random House), New York, 2013
Hardback: 343 pp. $26.95. ISBN 9780307957245.    ORDER

Handbook of Experimental Phenomenology
Visual Perception of Shape, Space and Appearance
Liliana Albertazzi, Ed.
Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA, 2013
Hardback: 559 pp., illus. $204.95, £130, €157.60. ISBN 9781119954682.    ORDER

High-Frequency Integrated Circuits
Sorin Voinigescu
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
Hardback: 920 pp., illus. $95, £50. ISBN 9780521873024.    ORDER
Cambridge FR and Microwave Engineering.

Including Students with Disabilities in Advanced Science Classes
Lori A. Howard and Elizabeth A. Potts
NSTA Press, Arlington, VA, 2013
Paperback: 143 pp. $25.95; to NSTA members, $20.76. ISBN 9781936959273.    ORDER

Introduction to Computational Materials Science
Fundamentals to Applications
Richard LeSar
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
Hardback: 428 pp., illus. $95, £60. ISBN 9780521845878.    ORDER

Jasmonate Signaling
Methods and Protocols
Alain Goossens and Laurens Pauwels, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2013
Hardback: 361 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9781627034135.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1011.

A Journey with Fred Hoyle
2nd ed.
Chandra Wickramasinghe. Kamala Wickramasinghe, Ed.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Paperback: 266 pp. illus. $42. ISBN 9789814436120.    ORDER

The Lady and Her Monsters
A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece
Roseanne Montillo
William Morrow (HarperCollins), New York, 2013
Hardback: 330 pp., illus. $26.99. ISBN 9780062025814.    ORDER

Let There Be Light
The Story of Light from Atoms to Galaxies. 2nd ed.
Ann Breslin and Alex Montwill
Imperial College Press, London, 2013
Paperback: 661 pp., illus. $48. ISBN 9781848167599.    ORDER

The Mass Gap and Its Applications
Vakhtang Gogokhia and Gergely Gábor-Barnaföldi
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 250 pp., illus. $64. ISBN 9789814440707.    ORDER

Masters of the Planet
The Search for Our Human Origins
Ian Tattersall
Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's), New York, 2013
Paperback: 288 pp., illus. $17, C$19. ISBN 9781137278302.    ORDER
Reprint, 2012 ed.

Matrix Methods in the Design Analysis of Mechanisms and Multibody Systems
John J. Uicker, Bahram Ravani, and Pradip N. Sheth
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 346 pp., illus. $135, £75. ISBN 9780521761093.    ORDER

Modeling Volcanic Processes
The Physics and Mathematics of Volcanism
Sarah A. Fagents, Tracy K. P. Gregg, and Rosaly M. C. Lopes, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
Hardback: 431 pp., illus. $80, £45. ISBN 9780521895439.    ORDER

My Beloved Brontosaurus
On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs
Brian Switek
Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2013
Hardback: 267 pp., illus. $26, C$30. ISBN 9780374135065.    ORDER

The Neutrophils
New Outlook for Old Cells. 3rd ed.
Dmitry Gabrilovich, Ed.
Imperial College Press, London, 2013
Hardback: 446 pp., illus. $135. ISBN 9781848168367.    ORDER

Path Integrals for Stochastic Processes
An Introduction
Horacio S. Wio
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 173 pp., illus. $58. ISBN 9789814447997.    ORDER

People's Science
Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier
Ruha Benjamin
Stanford University Press, Palo Alto, CA, 2013
Hardback: 267 pp. $85. ISBN 9780804782968.    ORDER
Paperback: 267 pp. $24.95. ISBN 9780804782975.    ORDER

A Physicist's View of Matter and Mind
Chandre Dharma-wardana
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 517 pp., illus. $68. ISBN 9789814425414.    ORDER

Physics and Dynamics of Clouds and Precipitation
Pao K. Wang
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
Hardback: 468 pp., illus. $80, £45. ISBN 9781107005563.    ORDER

Political Bubbles
Financial Crises and the Future of American Democracy
Nolan McCarty, Keith T. Poole, and Howard Rosenthal
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 368 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780691145013.    ORDER

Primate Ecology and Conservation
A Handbook of Techniques
Eleanor J. Sterling, Nora Bynum, and Mary E. Blair, Eds.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013
Paperback: 441 pp., illus. $59.95, £34.95. ISBN 9780199659456.    ORDER
Techniques in Ecology and Conservation.

Proteomics for Biomarker Discovery
Ming Zhou and Timothy Veenstra, Eds.
Humana (Springer), New York, 2013
Hardback: 332 pp., illus. $119. ISBN 9781627033596.    ORDER
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1002.

Quantum Bio-Informatics V
Proceedings of Quantum Bio-Informatics 2011. Tokyo University of Science, Japan. 7-12 March 2011
Luigi Accardi, Wolfgang Freudenberg, and Masanori Ohya, Eds.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 503 pp., illus. $118. ISBN 9789814460019.    ORDER
QP-PQ. Quantum Probability and White Noise Analysis, vol. 30.

Quantum Hall Effects
Recent Theoretical and Experimental Developments. 3rd ed.
Zyun F. Ezawa
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 927 pp., illus. $138. ISBN 9789814360753.    ORDER

Radiance from Halcyon
A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science
Paul Eli Ivey
University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2013
Hardback: 327 pp., illus. $75. ISBN 9780816680504.    ORDER
Paperback: 327 pp., illus. $25. ISBN 9780816680511.    ORDER

Reviews of Accelerator Science and Technology
Vol. 5, Applications of Superconducting Technology to Accelerators
Alexander W. Chao and Weiren Chou, Eds.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 368 pp., illus. $148. ISBN 9789814449946.    ORDER

Rewire
Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection
Ethan Zuckerman
Norton, New York, 2013
Hardback: 320 pp., illus. $26.95, C$28.50. ISBN 9780393082838.    ORDER

Risk, Chance, ad Causation
Investigating the Origins and Treatment of Disease
Michael B. Bracken
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2013
Hardback: 344 pp., illus. $50. ISBN 9780300188844.    ORDER

Rotocraft Aeromechanics
Wayne Johnson
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 947 pp., illus. $155, £95. ISBN 9781107028074.    ORDER
Cambridge Aerospace, no. 36.

Statistical Mechanics of Magnetic Excitations
From Spin Waves to Stripes and Checkerboards
Enrico Rastelli
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 360 pp., illus. $114. ISBN 9789814355506.    ORDER
Series on Advances in Statistical Mechanics, vol. 18.

Topics in Modern Physics
Theoretical Foundations
John Dirk Walecka
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Paperback: 498 pp., illus. $48. ISBN 9789814436892.    ORDER

Transmission Lines
Equivalent Circuits, Electromagnetic Theory, and Photons
Richard Collier
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
Hardback: 332 pp., illus. $95, £45. ISBN 9781107026001.    ORDER
Cambridge RF and Microwave Engineering.

Without Hierarchy
The Scale Freedom of the Universe
Mariam Thalos
Oxford University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 290 pp., illus. $65, £40. ISBN 9780199917648.    ORDER

Worldly Philosopher
The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman
Jeremy Adelman
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 758 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9780691155678.    ORDER

The X-Ray Standing Wave Technique
Principles and Applications
Jörg Zegenhagen and Alexander Kazimirov, Eds.
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 556 pp., illus. $138. ISBN 9789812779007.    ORDER
Series on Synchrotron Techniques and Applications, vol. 7.