Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, October 25, 2013

Our Three Thousand Year Obsession with the Land of the Pharaohs
Bob Brier
Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's), New York, 2013
Hardback: 251 pp., illus. $27, C$31. ISBN 9781137278609.    ORDER

Energy and Electricity in Industrial Nations
The Sociology and Technology of Energy
Allan Mazur
Earthscan from Routledge (Taylor and Francis), Abingdon, UK, 2013
Hardback: 245 pp., illus. $155, £90. ISBN 9780415634410.    ORDER
Paperback: 245 pp., illus. $51.95, £28.99. ISBN 9780415634427.    ORDER

The Falling Sky
Words of a Yanomami Shaman
Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert
Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 640 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9780674724686.    ORDER
Translated from the French edition (2010) by Nicholas Elliott and Alison Dundy.

Frankenstein's Cat
Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts
Emily Anthes
Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2013
Hardback: 253 pp. $26, C$30. ISBN 9780374158590.    ORDER

Full Fathom Five
Ocean Warming and a Father's Legacy
Gordon Chaplin
Arcade (Skyhorse), New York, 2013
Hardback: 262 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9781611458954.    ORDER

If Mayors Ruled the World
Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities
Benjamin R. Barber
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2013
Hardback: 432 pp. $30. ISBN 9780300164671.    ORDER

The Long and the Short of It
The Science of Life Span and Aging
Jonathan Silvertown
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Hardback: 202 pp., illus. $25, £17.50. ISBN 9780226757896.    ORDER

Mirror Earth
The Search for Our Planet's Twin
Michael D. Lemonick
Walker, New York, 2013
Hardback: 303 pp., illus. $26. ISBN 9780802779007.    ORDER

Molecular Aesthetics
Peter Weibel and Ljiljana Fruk, Eds.
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 480 pp., illus. $55. ISBN 9780262018784.    ORDER

Naturalists at Sea
Scientific Travellers from Dampier to Darwin
Glyn Williams
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2013
Hardback: 327 pp., illus. $38. ISBN 9780300180732.    ORDER

Neuroscience of Creativity
Oshin Vartanian, Adam S. Bristol, and James C. Kaufman, Eds.
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013
Hardback: 330 pp., illus. $45, £31.95. ISBN 9780262019583.    ORDER

Out on a Limb
What Black Bears Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition
Benjamin Kilham
Chelsea Green, White River Junction, VT, 2013
Hardback: 213 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9781603583909.    ORDER

Savage Energies
Lessons of Myth and Ritual in Ancient Grece
Walter Burkert
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013
Paperback: 24 pp. $25, £17.50. ISBN 9780226100432.    ORDER
Reprint, 2001 ed. Translated from the German edition (Berlin, 1990) by Peter Bing.

The Star of Bethlehem
The Legacy of the Magi
Michael R. Molnar
Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, 2013
Paperback: 208 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780813564715.    ORDER
Reprint, 1999 ed.

A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It
Jennifer Michael Hecht
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2013
Hardback: 280 pp. $26. ISBN 9780300186086.    ORDER

A Theory of Justice for Animals
Animal Rights in a Nonideal World
Robert Garner
Oxford University Press, New York, 2013
Paperback: 205 pp. $29.95, £19.99. ISBN 9780199936335.    ORDER

Why Can't I Get Better?
Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease. Pain, Fatigue, Memory and Concentration Problems, and Much More
Richard I. Horowitz
St. Martin's, New York, 2013
Hardback: 540 pp., illus. $29.99, C$34.50. ISBN 9781250019400.    ORDER