Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, March 20, 2015

Badger
Daniel Heath Justice
Reaktion, London, 2015
Paperback: 24 pp., illus. $19.95, £9.99. ISBN 9781780233369.    ORDER
Animal..

Beyond
Our Future in Space
Chris Impey
Norton, New York, 2015
Hardback: 333 pp., illus. $27.95, C$32.95. ISBN 9780393239300.    ORDER

Brain Computation as Hierarchical Abstraction
Dana H. Ballard
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Hardback: 456 pp., illus. $55. ISBN 9780262028615.    ORDER

Circumference
Eratosthenes and the Ancient Quest to Measure the Globe
Nicholas Nicastro
St. Martin's Griffin, New York, 2015
Paperback: 239 pp., illus. $15.99, C$18.50. ISBN 9781250068446.    ORDER
Reprint, 2008 ed.

Communicating Science to the Public
Opportunities and Challenges for the Asia-Pacific Region
Leo Tan Wee Hin and R. Subramaniam, Eds.
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2014
Hardback: 308 pp., illus. $129. ISBN 9789401790963.    ORDER

The Container Principle
How a Box Changes the Way We Think
Alexander Klose
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Hardback: 410 pp., illus. $27.95. ISBN 9780262028578.    ORDER
Translated from the German edition (Hamburg, 2009) by Charles Marcrum II.

The Ecology of Agricultural Landscapes
Long-Term Research on the Path to Sustainability
Stephen K. Hamilton, Julie E. Doll, and G. Philip Robertson, Eds.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Hardback: 448 pp., illus. $29.95, £52. ISBN 9780199773350.    ORDER
LongpTerm Ecological Research Network.

Exploration and Engineering
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Quest for More
Erik M. Conway
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2015
Hardback: 415 pp., illus. $34.95. ISBN 9781421416045.    ORDER

Extreme Medicine
How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century
Kevin Fong
Penguin, New York, 2015
Paperback: 302 pp., illus. $17, C$18. ISBN 9780143126294.    ORDER
Repritn, 2014 ed.

The Genealogy of a Gene
Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race
Myles W. Jackson
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Hardback: 348 pp., illus. $35, £24.95. ISBN 9780262028660.    ORDER

Granites
Petrology, Structure, Geological Setting, and Metallogeny
Anne Nédélee and Jean-Luc Bouchez
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Hardback: 347 pp., illus. $84.95, £49.99. ISBN 9780198705611.    ORDER

Headstrong
52 Women Who Changed Science--and the World
Rachel Swaby
Broadway (Bantam Doubleday Dell), New York, 2015
Paperback: 287 p. $16, C$19. ISBN 9780553446791.    ORDER

Healing Roots
Anthropology in Life and Medicine
Julie Laplante
Berghahn, New York, 2015
Hardback: 301 pp., illus. $95, £60. ISBN 9781782385547.    ORDER

Hope on Earth
A Conversation
Paul R. Ehrlich and Michael Charles Tobias
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014
Hardback: 196 pp., illus. $20. ISBN 9780226113685.    ORDER

Hopi Katsina Songs
Emory Sekaquaptewa, Kenneth C. Hill, and Dorothy K. Washburn
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 2015
Hardback: 433 pp. $65, C$82.50, £42. ISBN 9780803262881.    ORDER

Human Ageing
A Unique Experience. Implications for the Disease Concept
Michael A. Singer
World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2015
Hardback: 336 pp. $110. ISBN 9789814619127.    ORDER

The Knowledge
How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm
Lewis Dartnell
Penguin, New York, 2015
Paperback: 350 pp., illus. $17, C$19. ISBN 9780143127048.    ORDER
Reprint, 2014 ed.

Living with the Stars
How the Human Body is Connected to the Life Cycles of the Earth, the Planets, and the Stars
Karel Schrijver and Iris Schrijver
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Hardback: 214 pp. $29.95, £18.99. ISBN 9780198727439.    ORDER

The Lock and Key of Medicine
Monoclonal Antibodies and the Transformation of Healthcare since the 1970s
Lara V. Marks
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2015
Hardback: 331 pp., illus. $40. ISBN 9780300167733.    ORDER

Mouse
Georgie Carroll
Reaktion, London, 2015
Paperback: 160 pp., illus. $19.95, £9.99. ISBN 9781780233390.    ORDER
Animal.

The Narrow Edge
A Tiny Bird, an Ancient Crab and an Epic Journey
Deborah Cramer
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2015
Hardback: 303 pp., illus. $28. ISBN 9780300185195.    ORDER

Nature's Third Cycle
A Story of Sunspots
Arnab Rai Choudhuri
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Hardback: 293 pp., illus. $39.95, £25. ISBN 9780199674756.    ORDER

The Outsourcer
The Story of India's IT Revolution
Dinesh C. Sharma
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Hardback: 294 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780262028752.    ORDER
History of Computing.

Producing Power
The Pre-Chernobyl History of the Soviet Nuclear Industry
Sonja D. Schmid
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Hardback: 394 pp., illus. $38. ISBN 9780262028271.    ORDER
Inside Technology.

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

Science in Wonderland
The Scientific Fairy Tales of Victorian Britain
Melanie Keene
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Hardback: 241 pp., illus. $24.95, £16.99. ISBN 9780191639647.    ORDER

Statistics Done Wrong
The Woefully Complete Guide
Alex Reinhart
No Starch, San Francisco, 2015
Paperback: 171 pp.., illus. $24.95, C$28.95. ISBN 9781593276201.    ORDER

Tangible Things
Making History Through Objects
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich et al.. With photographs by Samantha S. B. van Gerhig
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Paperback: 277 pp., ills. $39.95. ISBN 9780199382286.    ORDER

Tasty
The Art and Science of What We Eat
John McQuaid
Scribner (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2015
Hardback: 301 pp. $26, C$32. ISBN 9781451685008.    ORDER

Think Like a Baby
33 Simple Research Experiments You Can Do at Home to Better Understand Your Child's Developing Mind
Amber Ankowski and Andy Andkowski
Chicago Review Press, Chicago, 2015
Paperback: 223 pp., illus. $16.95, C$19.95. ISBN 9781613730638.    ORDER

The Triumph of Seeds
How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History
Thor Hanson
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2015
Hardback: 303 pp., illus. $26.99, C$33.50. ISBN 9780465055999.    ORDER