Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, July 25, 2014

American Plains Bison
Rewilding an Icon
James A. Bailey
Sweetgrass (Farcountry), Helena, MT, 2013
Paperback: 258 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9781591521235.    ORDER

Excellent Sheep
The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
William Deresiewicz
Free Press (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2014
Hardback: 255 pp. $26, C$32. ISBN 9781476702711.    ORDER

Hoaxes, Counterfeits and Deception in Early Modern Science
Marco Beretta and Maria Conforti, Eds.
Science History Publications/USA (Watson), Sagamore Beach, MA, 2014
Paperback: 296 pp., illus. $60. ISBN 9780881354959.    ORDER

Forests in Our Changing World
New Principles for Conservation and Management
Joe Landsberg and Richard Waring
Island, Washington, DC, 2014
Hardback: 224 pp., illus. $70. ISBN 9781610914956.    ORDER
Paperback: 224 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9781610914963.    ORDER

Getting a Life with Asperger's
Lessons Learned on the Bumpy Road to Adulthood
Jesse A. Saperstein
Perigee (Berkley Publishing Group), New York, 2014
Paperback: 240 pp., illus. $15, C$17. ISBN 9780399166686.    ORDER

How to Change Minds About Our Changing Climate
Let Science Do the Talking the Next Time Someone Tries to Tell You the Climate Isn't Changing, Global Warning is Actually a Good Thing, Climate Change is Natural, Not Man-Made, and Other Arguments It's Time to End for Good
Seth B. Darling and Douglas L. Sisterson. Illustrations by Sarah M. Sisterson
The Experiment, New York, 2014
Paperback: 224 pp., illus. $14.95, C$19.95. ISBN 9781615192236.    ORDER

The Long Shadow
Family Background, Disadvantaged Urban Youth, and the Transition to Adulthood
Karl Alexander, Doris Entwisle, and Linda Olson
Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 2014
Paperback: 288 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780871540331.    ORDER
American Sociological Association's Rose Series in Sociology.

Misbehaving Science
Controversy and the Development of Behavior Genetics
Aaron Panofsky
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Paperback: 333 pp., illus. $27.50, £19.50. ISBN 9780226058450.    ORDER

The Myth of Mirror Neurons
The Real Neuroscience of Communication and Cognition
Gregory Hickok
Norton, New York, 2014
Hardback: 302 pp., illus. $26.95. C$31. ISBN 9780393089615.    ORDER

The Nobel Prizes
Karl Grandin, Ed.
Science History Publications/USA (Watson), Sagamore Beach, MA, 2014
Paperback: 389 pp., illus. $60. ISBN 9780881354911.    ORDER
Published on behalf of the Nobel Foundation.

Objects of Chemical Inquiry
Ursula Klein and Carsten Reinhardt, Eds.
Science History Publications/USA (Watson), Sagamore Beach, MA, 2014
Paperback: 400 pp., illus. $52. ISBN 9780881354607.    ORDER

The Organized Mind
Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
Daniel J. Levitin
Dutton (Penguin), New York, 2014
Hardback: 527 pp., illus. $27.95. ISBN 9780525954187.    ORDER

The Practical Preppers Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness
Scott Hunt
Thomas Dunne (St. Martin's), New York, 2014
Paperback: 288 pp., illus. $18.99, C$21.99. ISBN 9781250055644.    ORDER

Privacy, Big Data, and the Public Good
Frameworks for Engagement
Julia Lane et al., Eds.
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2014
Paperback: 342 pp. $29.99, £19.99. ISBN 9781107637689.    ORDER

Change Your Brain to Break Bad Habits, Overcome Addictions, Conquer Self-Destructuve Behavior
Richard O'Connor
Hudson Street (Penguin), New York, 2014
Hardback: 303 pp. $25.95, C$28.95. ISBN 9781594632563.    ORDER

The Science of Why Jokes Make Us Laugh, Movies Make Us Cry, and Religion Makes Us Feel One With the Universe
Jim Davies
Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's), New York, 2014
Hardback: 288 pp. $27, C$31. ISBN 9781137279019.    ORDER

Working Stiff
Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner
Judy Melinek and T. J. Mitchell
Scribner (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2014
Hardback: 268 pp. $25, C$29.99. ISBN 9781476727257.    ORDER