Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, August 02, 2013

Abominable Science!
Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptoids
Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero
Columbia University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 429 pp., illus. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780231153201.    ORDER

The Biology of Sharks and Rays
A. Peter Klimley
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Hardback: 524 pp., illus. $40, £28. ISBN 9780226442495.    ORDER

Black Saturday at Steels Creek
Peter Stanley
Scribe, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia, 2013
Paperback: 237 pp., illus. AU$27.95. ISBN 9781922070333.    ORDER

Ceramic Lasers
Akio Ikesue, Yan Lin Aung, and Voicu Lupei
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 457 pp., illus. $120. ISBN 9780521114080.    ORDER

China's Urban Billion
The Story Behind the Biggest Migration in Human History
Tom Miller
Zed, London, 2013
Paperback: 200 pp. $29.95, £16.99. ISBN 9781780321417.    ORDER
Asian Arguments.

Clinical Handbook for the Management of Mood Disorders
J. John Mann, Patrick J. McGrath, and Steven P. Roose, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 427 pp., illus. $99. ISBN 9781107024632.    ORDER

Clinical Perfusion MRI
Techniques and Applications
Peter B. Barker, Xavier Golay, and Greg Zaharchuk, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 372 pp., illus. $125. ISBN 9781107013391.    ORDER

Cold-Adapted Microorganisms
Isao Yumoto, Ed.
Caister Academic, Norfolk, UK, 2013
Hardback: 238 pp., illus. $319, £159. ISBN 9781908230263.    ORDER

Computational Methods for Physics
Joel Franklin
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 418 pp., illus. $80. ISBN 9781107034303.    ORDER

Developmental Neuroscience
A Concise Introduction
Susan E. Fahrbach
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 318 pp., illus. $75, £52. ISBN 9780691150987.    ORDER

Diagnosis and Treatment of Uveitis
2nd ed.
C. Stephen Foster and Albert T. Vitale
Jaypee-Highlights, Panama City, Panama, 2013
Hardback: 1320 pp., illus. $215. ISBN 9789350255728.    ORDER

The Distraction Addiction
Getting the Information You Need and the Communication You Want, Without Enraging Your Family, Annoying Your Colleagues, and Destroying Your Soul
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
Little, Brown (Hachette Book Group USA), New York, 2013
Hardback: 302 pp. $28, C$31. ISBN 9780316208260.    ORDER

The Earth as a Cradle for Life
The Origin, Evolution and Future of the Environment
Frank D. Stacey and Jane H. Hodgkinson
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 305 pp., illus. $70. ISBN 9789814508322.    ORDER

Fevered
Why a Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health--And How We Can Save Ourselves
Linda Marsa
Rodale, Emmaus, PA, 2013
Hardback: 255 pp. $25.99, C$29.99. ISBN 9781605292014.    ORDER

Feynman Diagram Techniques in Condensed Matter Physics
Radi A. Jishi
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 414 pp., illus. $110. ISBN 9781107025172.    ORDER

Functional Differential Geometry
Gerald Jay Sussman and Jack Watson, with Will Farr
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 248 pp., illus. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780262019347.    ORDER

Fusarium
Genomics, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Daren W. Brown and Robert H. Proctor, Eds.
Caister Academic, Norfolk, UK, 2013
Hardback: 190 pp., illus. $319, £159. ISBN 9781908230256.    ORDER

Invasive Species
What Everyone Needs to Know
Daniel Simberloff
Oxford University Press, New York, 2013
Paperback: 345 pp., illus. $16.95, £10.99. ISBN 9780199922031.    ORDER

Isaac Beeckman on Matter and Motion
Mechanical Philosophy in the Making
Klaas van Berkel
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2013
Paperback: 275 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9781421409368.    ORDER
Translated by Maarten Ultee.

The Last Rhinos
My Battle to Save One of the World's Greatest Creatures
Lawrence Anthony, with Graham Spence
Thomas Dunne (St. Martin's), New York, 2013
Paperback: 351 pp., illus. $16.99, C$18.99. ISBN 9781250031693.    ORDER

A Little History of Science
William Bynum
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2013
Paperback: 269 pp., illus. $15. ISBN 9780300197136.    ORDER

Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics
Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Prometheus, Amherst, NY, 2013
Hardback: 296 pp., illus. $24. ISBN 9781616147471.    ORDER

Neuropsychological Neurology
The Neurocognitive Impairments of Neurological Disorders. 2nd ed.
A. J. Larner
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Paperback: 254 pp. $69.95. ISBN 9781107607606.    ORDER

Pearls and Pitfalls in Emergency Radiology
Variants and Other Difficult Diagnoses
Martin L. Gunn, Ed.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 388 pp., illus. $120. ISBN 9781107021914.    ORDER

The Placebo
A Reader
Franklin G. Miller et al., Eds.
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2013
Paperback: 347 pp., illus. $49.95. ISBN 9781421408668.    ORDER

The Principle of the Common Cause
Gábor Hofer-Szabó, Miklós Rédei, and László E. Szabó
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 210 pp., illus. $99. ISBN 9781107019355.    ORDER

Rehabilitation in Movement Disorders
Robert Iansek and Meg E. Morris, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 262 pp., illus. $110. ISBN 9781107014008.    ORDER

Sight Unseen
An Exploration of Conscious and Unconscious Vision. 2nd ed.
Melvyn Goodale and David Milner
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013
Hardback: 230 pp., illus. $59.95, £34.99. ISBN 9780199596966.    ORDER

Statistical Data Analysis for the Physical Sciences
Adrian Bevan
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Paperback: 232 pp., illus. $31.99. ISBN 9781107670341.    ORDER

String Theory and the Scientific Method
Richard Dawid
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 212 pp., illus. $95. ISBN 9781107029712.    ORDER

Symmetry
A Very Short Introduction
Ian Stewart
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013
Paperback: 156 pp., illus. $11.95, £7.99. ISBN 9780199651986.    ORDER

An Uncertain Glory
India and Its Contradictions
Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 448 pp. $29.95. ISBN 9780691160795.    ORDER

What Makes a Hero?
The Surprising Science of Selflessness
Elizabeth Svoboda
Current (Penguin Group USA), New York, 2013
Hardback: 237 pp. $27.95, C$29.50. ISBN 9781591845287.    ORDER

World Conceptions Be Changed Now
Scientific Truths Hidden in the Living Body Un-Science Phenomena are Solved
Hideo Mori
QIT, Chiba, Japan, 2012
Paperback: 378 pp., illus. ¥7400. ISBN 9784990595654.    ORDER