Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, September 19, 2014

Against Their Will
The Secret History of Medical Experimentation on Children in Cold War America
Allen M. Hornblum, Judith L. Newman, and Gregory J. Dober
Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's), New York, 2014
Paperback: 276 pp., illus. $17. ISBN 9781137279422.    ORDER

The Amazons
Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World
Adrienne Mayor
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2014
Hardback: 535 pp., illus. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691147208.    ORDER

Arnold
Swimming Against the Tide
Boris A. Khesin and Serge L. Tabachnikov, Eds.
American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2014
Paperback: 219 pp., illus. $29. ISBN 9781470416997.    ORDER

Baroque Science
Ofer Gal and Raz Chen-Morris
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Paperback: 347 pp., illus. $30, £21. ISBN 9780226212982.    ORDER

Bee Time
Lessons from the Hive
Mark L. Winston
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2014
Hardback: 293 pp., $24.95. ISBN 9780674368392.    ORDER

The Big Ratchet
How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crises. A Biography of an Ingenious Species
Ruth DeFries
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2014
Hardback: 285 pp., illus. $27.99, C$31. ISBN 9780465044979.    ORDER

A Bioinformatics Guide for Molecular Biologists
Sarah J. Aerni and Marina Sirota, Eds.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 2014
Hardback: 327 pp., illus. $79. ISBN 9781936113224.    ORDER

Cases in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease
4th ed.
Peter H. Gilligan, Daniel S. Shapiro, and Melissa B. Miller
ASM Press, Washington, DC, 2014
Paperback: 603 pp., illus. $72. ISBN 9781555818685.    ORDER

Confronting Contagion
Our Evolving Understanding of Disease
Melvin Santer
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014
Hardback: 375 pp. $34.95. ISBN 9780199356355.    ORDER

The Copyright Wars
Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle
Peter Baldwin
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2014
Hardback: 545 pp. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780691161822.    ORDER

Critical Care of the Stroke Patient
Stefan Schwab, Daniel Hanley, and A. David Mendelow, Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Hardback: 565 pp. illus. $140, £85. ISBN 9780521762564.    ORDER

Curiosity
How Science Became Interested in Everything
Philip Ball
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Paperback: 473 pp., illus. $20. ISBN 9780226211695.    ORDER
Reprint, 2012 ed.

Dark Matter
An Introduction
Debasish Majumdar
CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), Boca Raton, FL, 2014
Hardback: 269 pp., illus. $79.95. ISBN 9781466572119.    ORDER

Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?
A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain
Timothy Verstynen and Bradley Voytek
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2014
Hardback: 271 pp., illus. $19.95, £13.95. ISBN 9780691157283.    ORDER

The Earthquake Observers
Disaster Science from Lisbon to Richter
Deborah R. Coen
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Paperback: 356 pp., illus. $27.50, £19.50. ISBN 9780226212050.    ORDER

The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems
David M. Shuker and Leigh W. Simmons, Eds.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014
Paperback: 353 pp., illus. $64.95, £37.50. ISBN 9780199678037.    ORDER

Extinct Madagascar
Picturing the Island's Past
Steven M. Goodman and William L. Jungers. Plates by Velizar Simeonovski
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Hardback: 218 pp., illus. $45, £31.50. ISBN 9780226143972.    ORDER

Faithful to Science
The Role of Science in Religion
Andrew Steane
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014
Hardback: 263 pp., illus. $34.95, £19.99. ISBN 9780198716044.    ORDER

Feral
Rewilding the Land, the Sea and Human Life
George Monbiot
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Hardback: 341 pp. $25. ISBN 9780226205557.    ORDER

Ghosts
A Natural History: 500 Years of Searching for Proof
Roger Clarke
St. Martin's, New York, 2014
Hardback: 377 pp., illus. $26.99. ISBN 9781250053572.    ORDER

Giraffe
Biology, Behaviour and Conservation
Anne Innis Dagg
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Hardback: 257 pp., illus. $80, £50. ISBN 9781107034860.    ORDER

The Great Transformation
Climate--Can We Beat the Heat?
Alexandra Hamann, Claudia Zea-Schmidt, and Reinhold Leinfelder
WGBU, Berlin, 2014
Paperback: 128 pp., illus. Free. ISBN 9783936191417.    ORDER
Translated from the German edition (Berlin, 2013) by Bob Culverhouse.

Gretel and the Dark
A Novel.
Eliza Granville
Riverhead (Penguin), New York, 2014
Hardback: 349 pp. $27.95, C$32.95. ISBN 9781594632556.    ORDER

How the Earth Turned Green
A Brief 3.8-Billion-Year History of Plants
Joseph E. Armstrong
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Paperback: 577 pp., illus. $45, £31.50. ISBN 9780226069777.    ORDER

In the Company of Bears
What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition
Benjamin Kilham
Chelsea Green, White River Junction, VT, 2014
Paperback: 213 pp., illus. $17.95. ISBN 9781603585873.    ORDER

Introduction to Graphene-Based Nanomaterials
From Electronic Structure to Quantum Transport
Luis E. F. Foa Torres, Stephan Roche, and Jean-Christophe Charlier
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Hardback: 423 pp., illus. $90, £60. ISBN 9781107030831.    ORDER

Lighter As We Go
Virtues, Character Strengths, and Aging
Mindy Greenstein and Jimmie Holland
Oxford University Press, New York, 2014
Hardback: 305 pp., illus. $27.95, £18.99. ISBN 9780199360956.    ORDER

The Malaria Project
The U. S. Government's Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure
Karen M. Masterson
New American Library (Penguin Putnam), New York, 2014
Hardback: 416 pp., illus. $26.95, C$31. ISBN 9780451467324.    ORDER

Mathematics and the Real World
The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics
Zvi Artstein
Prometheus, Amherst, NY, 2014
Hardback: 426 pp., illus. $26. ISBN 9781616140915.    ORDER
Translated from Hebrew edition (Tel-Aviv, 2014) by Alan Hercberg.

Membrane Structural Biology
With Biochemical and Biophysical Foundations. 2nd ed.
Mary Luckey
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2014
Hardback: 425 pp., illus. $85, £45. ISBN 9781107030633.    ORDER

Microarrays
Current Technology, Innovations and Applications
Zhili He, Ed.
Caister Academic, Norfolk, UK, 2014
Hardback: 255 pp., illus. $319. ISBN 9781908230492.    ORDER

Migration
The Biology of Life on the Move. 2nd ed.
Hugh Dingle
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014
Paperback: 336 pp., illus. $64.95, £37.50. ISBN 9780199640393.    ORDER

More Case Studies in Stroke
Common and Uncommon Presentations
Michael G. Hennerici et al., Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Paperback: 188 pp., illus. $69.95, £45. ISBN 9781107610033.    ORDER

More Than Hot
A Short History of Fever
Christopher Hamlin
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2014
Paperback: 397 pp., illus. $25.95. ISBN 9781421415024.    ORDER
Johns Hopkins Biographies of Disease.

The Myth of Race
The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea
Robert Wald Sussman
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2014
Hardback: 384 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780674417311.    ORDER

Neither Donkey nor Horse
Medicine in the Struggle over China's Modernity
Sean Hsiang-Lin Lei
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Hardback: 394 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780226169880.    ORDER

The Passenger Pigeon
Errol Fuller
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2014
Hardback: 177 pp., illus. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691162959.    ORDER

Pathogenic Neisseria
Genomics, Molecular Biology and Disease Intervention
John K. Davies and Charlene M. Kahler, Eds.
Caister Academic, Norfolk, UK, 2014
Hardback: 270 pp., illus. $319. ISBN 9781908230478.    ORDER

The Quantum Moment
How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty
Robert P. Crease and Alfred Scharff Goldhaber
Norton, New York, 2014
Hardback: 343 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780393067927.    ORDER

The Readable Darwin
The Origin of Species. Chapters 1 to 8 from the 1872 Sixth Edition
Jan A. Pechenik, Ed.
Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA, 2014
Paperback: 303 pp., illus. $16.95. ISBN 9781605353289.    ORDER

Relicts of a Beautiful Sea
Survival, Extinction, and Conservation in a Desert World
Christopher J. Norment
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2014
Hardback: 283 pp., illus. $28. ISBN 9781469618661.    ORDER

Stitching the West Back Together
Conservation of Working Landscapes
Susan Charnley, Thomas E. Sheridan, and Gary P. Nabhan, Eds.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Paperback: 366 pp., illus. $35, £24.50. ISBN 9780226165714.    ORDER
Summits: Environmemtal Science, Law and Policy.

This Changes Everything
Capitalism vs. The Climate
Naomi Klein
Simon and Schuster, New York, 2014
Hardback: 576 pp. $30. ISBN 9781451697384.    ORDER

The Tree of Life
Evolution and Classification of Living Organism
Pablo Vargas and Rafael Zardoya, Eds.
Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA, 2014
Hardback: 743 pp., illus. $97.95. ISBN 9781605352299.    ORDER

Zombies and Calculus
Colin Adams
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2014
Hardback: 246 pp., illus. $24.95, £16.95. ISBN 9780691161907.    ORDER