Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, August 30, 2013

All the Right Angles
From Gear Ratios to Calculating Odds. Mathematics in the World of Sports
Joel Levy. Illustrated by Peter Dawson
Firefly, Buffalo, 2013
Hardback: 224 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781770851962.    ORDER

The Neuroscience of Fantasies, Fears, and Convictions
Michael McGuire
Prometheus, Amherst, NY, 2013
Paperback: 267 pp. $19.95. ISBN 9781616148294.    ORDER

Boost Your Brain
The New Art and Science Behind Enhanced Brain Performance
Majid Fotuhi and Christina Breda Antoniades
HarperOne (HarperCollins), San Francisco, 2013
Hardback: 304 pp., illus. $25.99. ISBN 9780062199270.    ORDER

The Burning Question
We Can't Burn Half the World's Oil, Coal and Gas. So How Do We Quit?
Mike Berners-Lee and Duncan Clark
Greystone (Douglas & McIntyre), Vancouver, 2013
Paperback: 286 pp., illus. $16.95, C$19.95. ISBN 9781771640077.    ORDER
Copublished with the David Suzuki Foundation, Vancouver.

Evolution and Ethnobotany
Robert C. Clarke and Mark D. Merlin
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013
Hardback: 452 pp., illus. $95, £65. ISBN 9780520270480.    ORDER

Cat Sense
How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
John Bradshaw
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2013
Hardback: 335 pp., illus. $27.99, C$31. ISBN 9780465031016.    ORDER

Complexity and the Arrow of Time
Charles H. Lineweaver, Paul C. W. Davies, and Michael Ruse, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 369 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9781107027251.    ORDER

Don't Look, Don't Touch
The Science Behind Revulsion
Valerie Curtis
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013
Hardback: 209 pp. £16.99. ISBN 9780199579488.    ORDER

Electromechanics and MEMS
Thomas B. Jones and Nenad G. Nenadic
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 579 pp., illus. $90. ISBN 9780521764834.    ORDER

Exploring Animal Behavior
Readings from American Scientist. 6th ed.
Paul W. Sherman and John Alcock, Eds.
Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA, 2013
Paperback: 382 pp., illus. $33.95. ISBN 9781605351957.    ORDER

First Migrants
Ancient Migration in Global Perspective
Peter Bellwood
Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA, 2013
Paperback: 326 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9781405189088.    ORDER

The Fourth Phase of Water
Beyond Solid, Liquid, and Vapor
Gerald H. Pollack
Ebner and Sons, Seattle, WA, 2013
Paperback: 383 pp., illus. $34.95. ISBN 9780962689543.    ORDER

The Genius of Earth Day
How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation
Adam Rome
Hill and Wang (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), New York, 2013
Hardback: 258 pp., illus. $30, C$34.50. ISBN 9780809040506.    ORDER

The Geopolitical Algebra of the Chinese I-Ching
Eleanor Morris Wu. Mark Graveson, Ed.
CreateSpace, Scotts Valley, CA, 2013
Paperback: 130 pp., illus. $12.99. ISBN 9781482719413.    ORDER

Intensive Science and Virtual Philosophy
Manuel DeLanda
Bloomsbury, New York, 2013
Paperback: 246 pp. $19.95. ISBN 9781780937991.    ORDER
Bloomsbury Revelations.

Made in the USA
The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing
Vaclav Smil
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 277 pp., illus. $27.95. ISBN 9780262019385.    ORDER

The Melting World
A Journey Across America's Vanishing Glaciers
Christopher White
St. Martin's, New York, 2013
Hardback: 288 pp., illus. $26.99, C$31. ISBN 9780312546281.    ORDER

Membrane Filtration
A Problem Solving Approach with MATLAB
Greg Foley
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Paperback: 345 pp., illus. $65. ISBN 9781107627468.    ORDER

The Mixtecs of Oaxaca
Ancient Times to the Present
Ronald Spores and Andrew K. Balkansky
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 2013
Hardback: 327 pp., illus. $45. ISBN 9780806143811.    ORDER
Civilization of the American Indian, vol. 267.

Modern RF and Microwave Measurement Techniques
Valeria Teppati, Andrea Ferrero, and Mohamed Sayed, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 473 pp., illus. $120. ISBN 9781107036413.    ORDER
Cambridge RF and Microwave Engineering.

The Nazi and the Psychiatrist
Hermann Göring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, and a Fatal Meeting of Minds at the End of WWII
Jack El-Hai
PublicAffairs (Perseus), New York, 2013
Hardback: 294 pp., illus. $27.99, C$31. ISBN 9781610391566.    ORDER

Nicolaus Steno
Biography and Original Papers of a 17th Century Scientist
Troels Kardel and Paul Maquet, Eds.
Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, 2013
Hardback: 777 pp., illus. $139. ISBN 9783642250781.    ORDER

The Paleo Manifesto
Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health
John Durant, with contributions by Michael Malice
Harmony (Crown), New York, 2013
Hardback: 368 pp. $25, C$28. ISBN 9780307889171.    ORDER

Playing to Win
Raising Children in a Competitive Culture
Hilary Levey Friedman
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013
Paperback: 304 pp. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780520276765.    ORDER

The Self-Potential Method
Theory and Applications in Environmental Geosciences
André Revil and Abderrahim Jardani
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013
Hardback: 383 pp., illus. $120. ISBN 9781107019270.    ORDER

Tangled Roots
The Appalachian Trail and American Environmental Politics
Sarah Mittlefehldt
University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2013
Hardback: 276 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780295993003.    ORDER
Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books.

Telling Our Way to the Sea
A Voyage of Discovery in the Sea of Cortez
Aaron Hirsh
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, New York, 2013
Hardback: 408 pp. $28, C$32. ISBN 9780374272845.    ORDER

To Have or To Be?
Erich Fromm
Bloomsbury, New York, 2013
Paperback: 210 pp. $19.95. ISBN 9781780936802.    ORDER
Bloomsbury Revelations.

Truth and Method
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Bloomsbury, New York, 2013
Paperback: 662 pp. $29.95. ISBN 9781780936246.    ORDER
Bloomsbury Revelations.