Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, January 16, 2015

AEther Drift
John Granville
Citris, Titusville, FL, 2015
Paperback: 93 pp., illus. $11.95. ISBN 9781934242964.    ORDER

African Queens and Their Kin
A Darwinian Odyssey
David A. S. Smith
Brambleby, Luton, Bedfordshire UK, 2014
Hardback: 846 pp., illus. £90. ISBN 9781908241153.    ORDER

At the Edge of Uncertainty
11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise
Michael Brooks
Overlook (Duckworth), London, 2015
Hardback: 300 pp. $27.95, C$32.95. ISBN 9781468310597.    ORDER

Between Space
The Science of Consciousness and Eternity
Gary Blaise
Crisp Lettuce, San Francisco, 2015
Paperback: 111 pp., illus. $14.99. ISBN 9781499370300.    ORDER

The Black Box Society
The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information
Frank Pasquale
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Hardback: 311 pp., illus. $35, £25.95. ISBN 9780674368279.    ORDER

How to Go Big, Achieve Success and Impact the World
Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Simon and Schuster, New York, 2015
Hardback: 33 pp., illus. $28, C$34. ISBN 9781476709567.    ORDER

Clinical Cases in Paedriatrics
A Trainee Handbook
Ashley Reece and Anthony Cohn
JP Medical, London, 2015
Paperback: 390 pp., illus. $40. ISBN 9781907816475.    ORDER

The Computing Universe
A Journey Through a Revolution
Tony Hey and Gyuri Pápay
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015
Paperback: 413 pp., illus. $39.99, £24.00. ISBN 9780521150187.    ORDER

The Evolution Myth
Or, The Genes Cry Out Their Urgent Song, Mister Darwin Got It Wrong
Jiri A. Mejsnar
Karolinum (Charles University at Prague), Prague, 2015
Paperback: 116 pp., illus. $18, £12.50. ISBN 9788024625201.    ORDER

The Evolution of Meaning
Fred H. Wöhlbier
Texas Tech Publications, Zurich, 2014
Paperback: 186 pp., illus. $39. ISBN 9783908158974.    ORDER
Science-Meets-Philosophy Forum, vol. 2.

Fantasy Islands
Chinese Dreams and Ecological Fears in an Age of Climate Crisis
Julie Sze
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2015
Paperback: 243 pp., illus. $26.96, £18.95. ISBN 9780520284487.    ORDER

Flow, Deformation, and Fracture
Lectures on Fluid Mechanics and the Mechanics of Deformable Solids for Mathematicians and Physicists
Grigory Isaakovich Barenblatt
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Paperback: 275 pp., illus. $50, £30. ISBN 9780521715386.    ORDER
Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics.

Four Ways to Click
Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships
Amy Banks, with Leigh Ann Hirschman
Tarcher (Penguin), New York, 2015
Hardback: 320 pp. $26.95, C$31. ISBN 9780399169199.    ORDER

From Uneconomic Growth to a Steady-State Economy
Herman E. Daly
Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2014
Hardback: 265 pp.. ISBN 9781783479955.    ORDER
Advances in Ecological Economics.

Future Arctic
Field Notes from a World on the Edge
Edward Struzik
Island, Washington, DC, 2015
Hardback: 213 pp., illus. $27. ISBN 9781610914406.    ORDER

A Guide to MATLAB
For Beginners and Experienced Users
Brian R. Hunt, Ronald L. Lipsman, and Jonathan M. Rosenberg
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Paperback: 333 pp., illus. $65, £35. ISBN 9781107662223.    ORDER

How Climate Change Comes to Matter
The Communal Life of Facts
Candis Callison
Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2015
Hardback: 328 pp. $89.95. ISBN 9780822357711.    ORDER
Paperback: 328 pp. $24.95. ISBN 9780822357872.    ORDER
Experimental Futures.

Lauren Ipsum
A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable Things
Carlos Bueno
No Starch, San Francisco, 2015
Paperback: 191 pp., illus. $16.95, C$17.95. ISBN 9781593275747.    ORDER

Locus of Authority
The Evolution of Faculty Roles in the Governance of Higher Education
William G. Bowen and Eugene M. Tobin
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2015
Hardback: 400 pp. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 9780691166421.    ORDER
Copublished with ITHAKA.

The Man Who Touched His Own Heart
True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery
Rob Dunn
Little, Brown (Hachette Book Group USA), New York, 2015
Hardback: 384 pp., illus. $27, C$30. ISBN 9780316225793.    ORDER

Mathematics Without Apologies
Portrait of a Problematic Vocation
Michael Harris
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2015
Hardback: 460 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780691154237.    ORDER

Mining of Massive Datasets
2nd ed.
Jure Leskovec, Anand Rajaraman, and Jeffrey David Ullman
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Hardback: 679 pp., illus. $70, £45. ISBN 9781107077232.    ORDER

Modeling and Reasoning with Bayesian Networks
Adrian Darwiche
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2015
Paperback: 560 pp., illus. $59.99, £38.99. ISBN 9781107678422.    ORDER

Modeling Count Data
Joseph M. Hilbe
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2014
Paperback: 299 pp., illus. $37.99, £23.99. ISBN 9781107611252.    ORDER

Partly to Mostly Funny
The Ultimate Weather Joke Book
Jon Malay, Ed.
American Meteorological Society, Boston, 2014
Hardback: 229 pp., illus. $35, £24.50. ISBN 9781935704607.    ORDER

Peter Lax, Mathematician
An Illustrated Memoir
Reuben Hersh
American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2015
Paperback: 275 pp., illus. $35; to AMS members, $28. ISBN 9781470417086.    ORDER

The Power of Others
Peer Pressure, Groupthink and How the People Around Us Shape Everything We Do
Michael Bond
Oneworld, Oxford, 2015
Paperback: 318 pp., illus. $15.99, £8.99. ISBN 9781780746531.    ORDER
Reprint, 2014 ed.

The Powerhouse
Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World
Steve Levine
Viking (Penguin), New York, 2015
Hardback: 318 pp. $28.95, C$33. ISBN 9780670025848.    ORDER

Practical Applications of Agricultural System Models to Optimize the Use of Limited Water
Lajpat R. Ahuja, Liwang Ma, and Robert J. Lascano, Eds.
American Society of Agronomy, Madison, WI, 2015
Hardback: 452 pp., illus. $150. ISBN 9780891183433.    ORDER
Copublished with the Crop Science Society of America, Madison, WI, and the Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI. Advances in Agricultural Systems Modeling, 5.

Principles of Automated Negotiation
Shaheen Fatima, Sarit Kraus, and Michael Wooldridge
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Hardback: 290 pp., illus. $60, £35. ISBN 9781107002548.    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

Programming in Ada 2012
John Barnes
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Paperback: 971 pp., illus. $95, £60. ISBN 9781107424814.    ORDER

Reef Libre
Cuba. The Last Best Reefs in the World
Robert Wintner
Taylor Trade (Rowman and Littlefield), Lanham, MD, 2015
Hardback: 271 pp., illus. + DVD. $45. ISBN 9781630760731.    ORDER

A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari
Harper (HarperCollins), New York, 2015
Hardback: 457 pp., illus. $29.99. ISBN 9780062316097.    ORDER

The Scientific Exploration of Venus
Fredric W. Taylor
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2015
Hardback: 315 pp., illus. $48, £30. ISBN 9781107023482.    ORDER

Sea of Storms
A History of Hurricanes in the Greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina
Stuart B. Schwartz
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2015
Hardback: 461 pp., illus. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780691157566.    ORDER

Secrets of Ancient America
Archaeoastronomy and the Legacy of the Phoenicians, Celts, and Other Forgotten Explorers
Carl Lehrburger
Bear, Rochester, VT, 2015
Paperback: 448 pp., illus. $25, C$29.95. ISBN 9781591431930.    ORDER

The Semantic Web Explained
The Technology and Mathematics Behind Web 3.0
Péter Szeredi, Gergely Lukácsy, and Tamás Benko
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Paperback: 479 pp., illus. $50, £35. ISBN 9780521700368.    ORDER

The Untold Story of Psychiatry
Jeffrey Lieberman, with Ogi Ogas
Little, Brown (Hachette Book Group USA), New York, 2015
Hardback: 325 pp., illus. $28, C$31. ISBN 9780316278867.    ORDER

The Sound Book
The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World
Trevor Cox
Norton, New York, 2015
Paperback: 331 pp., illus. $16.95. ISBN 9780393350586.    ORDER
Reprint, 2014 ed.

Statistical Computing in Nuclear Imaging
Arkadiusz Sitek
CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), Boca Raton, FL, 2015
Hardback: 275 pp.,. ISBN 9781439849347.    ORDER
Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering.

Type Theory and Formal Proof
An Introduction
Rob Nederpelt and Herman Geuvers
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
Hardback: 464 pp., illus. $80, £50. ISBN 9781107036505.    ORDER

Understanding Vineyard Soils
2nd ed.
Robert E. White
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Hardback: 276 pp., illus. $39.95, £25.99. ISBN 9780199342068.    ORDER

Unlocking the Secrets of White Dwarf Stars
Hugh M. Van Horn
Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, 2015
Paperback: 246 pp., illus. $29.99. ISBN 9783319093680.    ORDER
Astronomer's Universe.

Writing Scientific Papers in English Successfully
Your Complete Roadmap
Ethel Schuster, Haim Lefkowiz, and Osvaldo N. Oliveira, Jr., Eds.
Compacta, Sso Carlos, Brazil, 2014
Paperback: 194 pp. $11.99. ISBN 9788588533974.    ORDER

Your Brain on Food
How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings 2nd ed.
Gary L. Wenk
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Hardback: 241 pp., illus. $24.95. ISBN 9780199393275.    ORDER