Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, October 10, 2014

Air
Nature and Culture
Peter Adey
Reaktion, London, 2014
Paperback: 229 pp., illus. $24.95, £14.95. ISBN 9781780232560.    ORDER
Earth.

Beautiful Eyes
A Father Transformed
Paul Austin
Norton, New York, 2014
Hardback: 288 pp. $25.95, C$28.95. ISBN 9780393082449.    ORDER

Book of Extremes
Why the 21st Century Isn't Like the 20th Century
Ted G. Lewis
Copernicus (Springer), New York, 2014
Paperback: 194 pp., illus. $27.99. ISBN 9783319069258.    ORDER

A Certain Uncertainty
Nature's Random Ways
Mark P. Silverman
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Hardback: 635 pp., illus. $100. £60. ISBN 9781107032811.    ORDER

Cowpea
The Food Legume of the 21st Century
B. B. Singh
Crop Science Society of America, Madison, WI, 2014
Paperback: 184 pp., illus. $45; to CSSA members, $36. ISBN 9780891186212.    ORDER
Co-sponsored by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.

Crisis Without End
The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe
Helen Caldicott, Ed.
New Press, New York, 2014
Hardback: 255 pp., illus. $26.95. ISBN 9781595589606.    ORDER
From the symposium at the New York Academy of Medicine, March 11-12, 2013.

Designa
Technical Secrets of the Traditional Visual Arts
Adam Teflow et al.
Bloomsbury, New York, 2014
Hardback: 416 pp., illus. $20. ISBN 9781620406595.    ORDER

Disease Proof
Slash Your Risk of Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, and More--by 80 Percent
David L. Katz, with Stacey Colino
Plume (Penguin Group USA), New York, 2014
Paperback: 304 pp. $17, C$19. ISBN 9780142181171.    ORDER

Downwind
A People's History of the Nuclear West
Sarah Alisabeth Fox
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 2014
Hardback: 301 pp, illus. $29.95, C$37.50, £19.99. ISBN 9780803255371.    ORDER

Drugs Unlimited
The Web Revolution That's Changing How the World Gets High
Mike Power
Thomas Dunne (St. Martin's), New York, 2014
Hardback: 336 pp., illus. $25.99. ISBN 9781250054715.    ORDER

Ducks, Geese, and Swans of North America
Guy Baldasarre
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2014
Hardback: 2 vols. 1071 pp., illus., boxed. $69.95, £45. ISBN 9781421407517.    ORDER

The Examination of Low Energy Nuclear Reaction
An Explanation of the Relationship Between Observation and Explanation
Edmund Storms
Infinite Energy, Concord, NH, 2014
Paperback: 351 pp., illus. $26. ISBN 9781892925107.    ORDER

Faster, Higher, Stronger
How Sports Science Is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes--and What We Can Learn from Them
Mark McClusky
Hudson Street (Penguin), New York, 2014
Hardback: 288 pp., illus. $25.95, C$28.95. ISBN 9781594631535.    ORDER

Gentlemen Scientists and Revolutionaries
The Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment
Tom Shachtman
Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's), New York, 2014
Hardback: 272 pp. $27, C$31.50. ISBN 9781137278258.    ORDER

God's Planet
Owen Gingrich
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2014
Hardback: 186 pp., illus. $19.95. ISBN 9780674417106.    ORDER

Great Bear Wild
Dispatches from a Northern Rainforest
Ian McAllister
University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2014
Hardback: 200 pp., illus. $50. ISBN 9780295994635.    ORDER

Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener
A Practical Resource from the Garden to the Table
Caroline Holmes
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Hardback: 224 pp., illus. $25. ISBN 9780226172835.    ORDER

The Hidden Agenda of the Political Mind
How Self-Interest Shapes Our Opinions and Why We Won't Admit It
Jason Weeden and Robert Kurzban
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2014
Hardback: 369 pp. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691161112.    ORDER

John Napier
Life, Logarithms, and Legacy
Julian Havil
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2014
Hardback: 295 pp., illus. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780691155708.    ORDER

Language, Culture, and Society
An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology. 6th ed.
Zdenek Salzmann, James Stanlaw, and Nobuko Adachi
Westview (Perseus), Boulder, CO, 2014
Paperback: 512 pp., illus. $49, C$56.50. ISBN 9780813349541.    ORDER

Leonardo's Brain
Understanding da Vinci's Creative Genius
Leonard Shlain
Lyons (Globe Pequot), Guilford, CT, 2014
Hardback: 240 pp., illus. $25.95. ISBN 9781493003358.    ORDER

Life on Display
Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century
Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Hardback: 481 pp., illus. $45, £31.50. ISBN 9780226079660.    ORDER

Mapping National Innovation Ecosystems
Foundations for Policy Consensus
Amnon Frenkel and Shlomo Maital
Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2014
Hardback: 264 pp., illus. $120. ISBN 9781782546801.    ORDER

Minds Online
Teaching Effectively with Technology
Michelle D. Miller
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2014
Hardback: 295 pp. $27.95. ISBN 9780674368248.    ORDER

Moon
Nature and Culture
Edgar Williams
Reaktion, London, 2014
Paperback: 198 pp., illus. $24.95, £14.95. ISBN 9781780232812.    ORDER
Earth.

National Innovation Systems, Social Inclusion and Development
The Latin American Experience
Gabriela Dutrénit and Judith Salz, Eds.
Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2014
Hardback: 428 pp., illus. $120. ISBN 9781782548676.    ORDER

Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality
Evolution, Culture, and Wisdom
Darcia Narvaez
Norton, New York, 2014
Hardback: 454 pp., illus. $39.95. ISBN 9780393706550.    ORDER

Philosophy of Microbiology
Maureen A. O'Malley
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2014
Paperback: 279 pp., illus. $31.99, £19.99. ISBN 9781107621503.    ORDER

Processing Inaccurate Information
Theoretical and Applied Perspectives from Cognitive Science and the Educational Sciences
David N. Rapp and Jason L. G. Braasch, Eds.
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2014
Hardback: 477 pp., illus. $50. ISBN 9780262027588.    ORDER

Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries
Ian Stewart
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2014
Paperback: 317 pp., illus. $16.99, C$19.99. ISBN 9780465054978.    ORDER

Quantum Effects in Biology
M. Mohseni et al., Eds.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Hardback: 419 pp., illus. $120, £80. ISBN 9781107010802.    ORDER

Remarkable Plants That Shape Our World
Helen Bynum and William Bynum
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Hardback: 240 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780226204741.    ORDER

Settlement Dynamics and Human-Landscape Interaction in the Dry Steppes of Syria
Daniele Morandi Bonacossi, Ed.
Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, Germany, 2014
Paperback: 292 pp., illus. €64. ISBN 9783447101660.    ORDER
Studia Chaburensia, vol. 4.

The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siege
A Sensory History of the Civil War
Mark M. Smith
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014
Hardback: 209 pp., illus. $27.95. ISBN 9780199759989.    ORDER

The Stokes Essential Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America
Donald Stokes and Lillian Stokes
Little, Brown (Hachette Book Group USA), New York, 2014
Paperback: 286 pp., illus. $15, C$17. ISBN 9780316010511.    ORDER

Traversing Digital Babel
Information, E-Government, and Exchange
Alon Peled
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2014
Hardback: 291 pp., illus. $30, £20.95. ISBN 9780262027878.    ORDER

Vegetables for the Gourmet Gardener
A Practical Resource from the Garden to the Table
Simon Akeroyd
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Hardback: 224 pp., illus. $25. ISBN 9780226157139.    ORDER

Watch Your Back!
How the Back Pain Industry Is Costing Us More and Giving Us Less--and What You Can Do to Inform and Empower Yourself in Seeking Treatment
Richard A. Deyo
ILR Press (Cornell University Press), Ithaca, NY, 2014
Hardback: 230 pp. $21.95, £13.50. ISBN 9780801453243.    ORDER
Culture and Politics of Health Care Work.

Wikipedia U
Knowledge, Authority, and Liberal Education in the Digital Age
Thomas Leitch
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2014
Hardback: 176 pp. $29.95. ISBN 9781421415352.    ORDER
Tech.edu: A Hopkins Series in Education and Technology.

The Wonder of the Human Hand
Care and Repair of the Body's Most Marvelous Instrument
E. F. Shaw Wilgis, Ed.
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2014
Hardback: 206 pp., illus. $49.95, £32. ISBN 9781421415475.    ORDER
Paperback: 206 pp., illus. $24.95, £16. ISBN 9781421415482.    ORDER
Johns Hopkins Press Health Book.

Your Atomic Self
The Invisible Elements That Connect You to Everything Else in the Universe
Curt Stager
Thomas Dunne (St. Martin's), New York, 2014
Hardback: 320 pp., illus. $25.99. ISBN 9781250018847.    ORDER