Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, August 09, 2013

Alice's Adventures in Molecular Biology
Arieh Ben-Naim and Roberta Ben-Naim
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2013
Paperback: 169 pp., illus. $28, £18. ISBN 9789814417259.    ORDER

Anthropology at Harvard
A Biographical History, 1790-1940
David L. Browman and Stephen Williams
Peabody Museum Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 601 pp., illus. $65. ISBN 9780873659130.    ORDER
Peabody Museum Monographs.

Atlas of Human Brain Connections
Marco Catani and Michel Thiebaut de Schotten
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013
Hardback: 531 pp., illus. $159.95, £135. ISBN 9780199541164.    ORDER

Bacterial Toxins
Genetics, Cellular Biology and Practical Applications
Thomas Proft, Ed.
Caister Academic, Norfolk, UK, 2013
Hardback: 242 pp., illus. $319, £159. ISBN 9781908230287.    ORDER

Body Area Networks
Safety, Security, and Sustainability
Sandeep K. S. Gupta, Tridib Mukherjee, and Krishna Kumar Venkatasubramanian
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
Hardback: 159 pp., illus. $95. ISBN 9781107021020.    ORDER

The Compatibility Gene
Daniel M. Davis
Allen Lane (Penguin), London, 2013
Hardback: 247 pp., illus. £20, C$32. ISBN 9781846145148.    ORDER

Computability
Turing, Gödel, Church, and Beyond
B. Jack Copeland, Carl J. Posy, and Oron Shagrir, Eds.
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 372 pp. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780262018999.    ORDER

Deadly Outbreaks
How Medical Detectives Save Lives Threatened by Killer Pandemics, Exotic Viruses, and Drug-Resistant Parasites
Alexandra M. Levitt
Skyhorse, New York, 2013
Hardback: 240 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9781626360358.    ORDER

Difficult Asthma
Liam G. Heaney and Andrew Menzies-Gow, Eds.
Jaypee Brothers Medical, New Delhi, 2013
Paperback: 200 pp., illus. $50. ISBN 9789350902998.    ORDER
Clinical Focus.

The Drug Book
From Arsenic to Xanax, 250 Milestones in the History of Drugs
Michael C. Gerald
Sterling, New York, 2013
Hardback: 528 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781402782640.    ORDER
Sterling Milestones.

Environmental Debt
The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy
Amy Larkin
Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's), New York, 2013
Hardback: 256 pp., illus. $27, C$31. ISBN 9781137278555.    ORDER

The Fall and Rise of China
Healing the Trauma of History
Paul U. Unschuld
Reaktion, London, 2013
Paperback: 200 pp. $24.95, £14.95. ISBN 9781780231686.    ORDER

Gas Turbine Emissions
Timothy C. Lieuwen and Vigor Yang, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 384 pp., illus. $125. ISBN 9780521764056.    ORDER
Cambridge Aerospace.

Higgs
The Invention and Discovery of the "God Particle"
Jim Baggott
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013
Paperback: 301 pp., illus. $15.95, £8.99. ISBN 9780199679577.    ORDER
Reprint, 2012 ed.

Higher Education in America
Derek Bok
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 491 pp. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780691159140.    ORDER

Kinship and Cohort in an Aging Society
From Generation to Generation
Merril Silverstein and Roseann Giarrusso, Eds.
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2013
Hardback: 366 pp., illus. $65. ISBN 9781421408934.    ORDER

Knocking On Heaven's Door
The Path to a Better Way of Death
Katy Butler
Scribner (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2013
Hardback: 334 pp., illus. $25, C$28.99. ISBN 9781451641974.    ORDER

Mass Flourishing
How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change
Edmund Phelps
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 392 pp. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691158983.    ORDER

Mathematical Modeling in Systems Biology
An Introduction
Brian P. Ingalls
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 422 pp., illus. $50, £34.95. ISBN 9780262018883.    ORDER

Methods of Applied Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists
Tomas B. Co
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 582 pp., illus. $135. ISBN 9781107004122.    ORDER

Modelling Drying Processes
A Reaction Engineering Approach
Xiao Dong Chen and Aditya Putranto
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 262 pp., illus. $120. ISBN 9781107012103.    ORDER

Next Generation Wireless LANs
802.11n and 802.11ac. 2nd ed.
Eldad Perahia and Robert Stacey
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 480 pp., illus. $70. ISBN 9781107016767.    ORDER

Restoring U.S. Leadership in Nuclear Energy
A National Security Imperative
The Commission on Nuclear Energy Policy in the United States
Rowman and Littlefield Education, Lanham, MD, 2013
Paperback: 86 pp., illus. $45, £27.95. ISBN 9781442225114.    ORDER

The Science Class You Wish You Had
The Seven Greatest Scientific Discoveries in History and the People Who Made Them. 2nd ed.
David Eliot Brody and Arnold R. Brody
Perigee (Penguin Group), New York, 2013
Paperback: 418 pp., illus. $17, C$18. ISBN 9780399160325.    ORDER

Smarter Than You Think
How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better
Clive Thompson
Penguin, New York, 2013
Hardback: 351 pp. $27.95, £29.50. ISBN 9781594204456.    ORDER

The Terrorist's Dilemma
Managing Violent Covert Organizations
Jacob N. Shapiro
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2013
Hardback: 349 pp. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691157214.    ORDER

The Turtles of Mexico
Land and Freshwater Forms
John M. Legler and Richard C. Vogt
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013
Hardback: 414 pp., illus. $125, £85. ISBN 9780520268609.    ORDER

An Uncertain Glory
India and Its Contradictions
Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen
Allen Lane (Penguin), London, 2013
Hardback: 447 pp. £20, C$32. ISBN 9781846147616.    ORDER

Why Public Higher Education Should Be Free
How to Decrease Costs and Increase Quality at American Universities
Robert Samuels
Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, 2013
Paperback: 191 pp. $22.95. ISBN 9780813561233.    ORDER

The Working Memory Advantage
Train Your Brain to Function Stronger, Smarter, Faster
Tracy Alloway and Ross Alloway
Simon and Schuster, New York, 2013
Hardback: 349 pp., illus. $25.99, C$29.99. ISBN 9781451650129.    ORDER