Weekly Books Received List

Books received at Science during the week ending
Friday, April 24, 2015

Biblio Tech
Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google
John Palfrey
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2015
Hardback: 288 pp. $26.99, C$33.99. ISBN 9780465042999.    ORDER

Brain Renaissance
From Vesalius to Modern Neuroscience
Marco Catani and Stefano Sandrone
Oxford University Press, New York, 2015
Hardback: 301 pp., illus. $49.95, £38.99. ISBN 9780199383832.    ORDER

Budapest Scientific
A Guidebook
István Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Hardback: 329 pp., illus. $44.95, £25. ISBN 9780198719076.    ORDER

The Buddhas of Bamiyan
Llewelyn Morgan
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Paperback: 255 pp., illus. $15.95. ISBN 9780674503793.    ORDER
Wonders of the World.

Clinical Cardiology
Made Easy
Ramesh R. Rau
Jaypee Brothers Medical, New Delhi, 2015
Paperback: 271 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9789351526629.    ORDER

Discovering Human Sexuality
3rd ed.
Simon LeVay, Janice Baldwin, and John Baldwin
Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA, 2015
Paperback: 661 pp., illus. $124.94,. ISBN 9781605352756.    ORDER

Disruptive Power
The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age
Taylor Owen
Oxford University Press, New York, 2015
Hardback: 264 pp. $27.95, £18.99. ISBN 9780199363865.    ORDER

Ecological Statistics
Contemporary Theory and Application
Gordon A. Fox, Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich, and Vinicio J. Sosa, Eds.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Paperback: 405 pp., illus. $64.95, £39.99. ISBN 9780199672554.    ORDER

Elephant Don
The Politics of a Pachyderm Posse
Caitlin O'Connell
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2015
Hardback: 269 pp., illus. $26. ISBN 9780226106113.    ORDER

Encounter in Rendlesham Forest
The Inside Story of the World's Best-Documented UFO Incident
Nick Pope, with John Burroughs and Jim Penniston
Thomas Dunne (St. Martin's), New York, 2015
Paperback: 333 pp., illus. $16.99, C$19.50. ISBN 9781250063311.    ORDER
Reprint, 2014 ed.

Enjoying Machines
Barry Brown and Oscar Juhlin
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Hardback: 229 pp., illus. $33, £22.95. ISBN 9780262028783.    ORDER

The Ethics Police?
The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe
Robert L. Klitzman
Oxford University Press, New York, 2015
Hardback: 432 pp. $35, £22.99. ISBN 9780199364602.    ORDER

A Garden of Marvels
How We Discovered That Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants
Ruth Kassinger
William Morrow (HarperCollins), New York, 2015
Paperback: 416 pp., illus. $16.99. ISBN 9780062049018.    ORDER

Genetic Geographies
The Trouble with Ancestry
Catherine Nash
University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2015
Paperback: 347 pp. $25. ISBN 9780816690732.    ORDER

The Great Transition
Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy
Lester R. Brown
Norton, New York, 2015
Paperback: 192 pp. $16.95, C$18.95. ISBN 9780393350555.    ORDER

Hawthorn
The Tree That Has Nourished, Healed, and Inspired Through the Ages
Bill Vaughn
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2015
Hardback: 270 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9780300203493.    ORDER

Health Care in America
A History
John C. Burnham
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2015
Hardback: 610 pp., illus. $65. ISBN 9781421416076.    ORDER
Paperback: 610 pp., illus. $34.95. ISBN 9781421416083.    ORDER

Holding Fast to Dreams
Empowering Youth from the Civil Rights Crusade to STEM Achievement
Freeman A. Hrabowski III
Beacon, Boston, 2015
Hardback: 208 pp. $25.95, C$28.95. ISBN 9780807003442.    ORDER

Illuminating Disease
An Introduction to Green Fluorescent Proteins
Marc Zimmer
Oxford University Press, New York, 2015
Hardback: 239 pp., illus. $ 34.95, £22.99. ISBN 9780199362813.    ORDER

Inequality
What Can Be Done?
Anthony B. Atkinson
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Hardback: 398 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9780674504769.    ORDER

Israel's Exodus in Transdisciplinary Perspective
Text, Archaeology, Culture, and Geoscience
Thomas E. Levy, Thomas Schneider, and William H. C. Propp, Eds.
Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2015
Hardback: 612 pp., illus. $129. ISBN 9783319047676.    ORDER
Quantittative Methods in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Keep It Fake
Inventing an Authentic Life
Eric G. Wilson
Sarah Crichton (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux), New York, 2015
Hardback: 239 pp. $25, C$26.99. ISBN 9780374181024.    ORDER

Knowledge Machines
Digital Transformations of the Sciences and Humanities
Eric T. Meyer and Ralph Schroeder
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Hardback: 283 pp., illus. $40. ISBN 9780262028745.    ORDER
Infrastructures.

Lesser Beasts
A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig
Mark Essig
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2015
Hardback: 318 pp., illus. $27.60, C$34.50. ISBN 9780465052745.    ORDER

Lifestyles and Feeding Biology
Martin Thiel and Les Watling, Eds.
Oxford University Press, New York, 2015
Hardback: 573 pp., illus. $175, £115. ISBN 9780199797028.    ORDER
Natural History of the Crustacea, vol. 2.

Making 20th Century Science
How Theories Became Knowledge
Stephen G. Brush, with Ariel Segal
Oxford University Press, New York, 2015
Hardback: 551 pp., illus. $39.95, £25.99. ISBN 9780199978151.    ORDER

Making Computers Accessible
Disability Rights and Digital Technology
Elisabeth R. Petrick
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2015
Hardback: 206 pp., illus. $49.95. ISBN 9781421416465.    ORDER
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine.

Making Other Worlds Possible
Performing Diverse Economics
Gerda Roelvink, Kevin St. Martin, and J. K. Gibson-Graham, Eds.
University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2015
Hardback: 372 pp., illus. $122.50. ISBN 9780816693283.    ORDER
Paperback: 372 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780816693290.    ORDER

Manual of Electrophysiology
Kanu Chatterjee, Ed.
Jaypee Brothers Medical, New Delhi, 2015
Paperback: 555 pp., illus. $46. ISBN 9789351526643.    ORDER

The New Statistics with R
An Introduction for Biologists
Andy Hector
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Paperback: 211 pp., illus. $49.95, £29.99. ISBN 9780198729068.    ORDER

Particle Accelerators
From Big Bang Physics to Hadron Therapy
Ugo Amaldi, with the collaboration of Adele La Rana.
Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2015
Paperback: 302 pp., illus. $34.99. ISBN 9783319088693.    ORDER
Translated by Geoffrey Hall.

Pediatric Anesthesia I
Snehalata H. Dhayagude, Jayant K. Deshpande, and Ramesh Menon, Eds.
Jaypee Brothers Medical, New Delhi, 2015
Hardback: xiv + pp. 177-344., illus. $58. ISBN 9789351526025.    ORDER
World Clinics: Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain, vol. 2, no. 2 (July 2014).

Physical Hydrodynamics
2nd ed.
Etienne Guyon et al.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Paperback: 530 pp., illus. $64.95, £45. ISBN 9780198702443.    ORDER

Physics Curiosities, Oddities, and Novelties
John Kimball
CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), Boca Raton, FL, 2015
Paperback: 380 pp., illus. $34.95. ISBN 9781466576353.    ORDER

Plate Tectonics
A Very Short Introduction
Peter Molnar
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Paperback: 158 pp. illus. $11.95, £7.99. ISBN 9780198728269.    ORDER

Practical Management of Male Infertility
Rupin Shah, Ed.
Jaypee Brothers Medical, New Delhi, 2015
Paperback: 90 pp., illus. $44. ISBN 9789351525707.    ORDER
Infertility Management.

The Proof and the Pudding
What Mathematicians, Cooks, and You Have in Common
Jim Henle
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2015
Hardback: 176 pp., illus. $26.95. ISBN 9780691164861.    ORDER

Pyrite
A Natural History of Fool's Gold
David Rickard
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Hardback: 319 pp., illus. $29.95, £17.99. ISBN 9780190203672.    ORDER

The Rise of Birds
225 Million Years of Evolution. 2nd ed.
Sankar Chatterjee
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2015
Hardback: 386 pp., illus. $59.95. ISBN 9781421415901.    ORDER

Rise of the Robots
Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future
Martin Ford
Basic Books (Perseus), New York, 2015
Hardback: 352 pp., illus. $28.99, C$36.50. ISBN 9780465059997.    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 9780199662654.    ORDER

The Soul of an Octopus
A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
Sy Montgomery
Atria (Simon and Schuster), New York, 2015
Hardback: 271 pp., illus. $26, C$34. ISBN 9781451697711.    ORDER

The Spiritual Child
The New Science of Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving
Lisa Miller, with Teresa Barker
St. Martin's, New York, 2015
Hardback: 384 pp. $27.99, C$32.50. ISBN 9781250032928.    ORDER

Spurious Correlations
Tyler Vigen
Hachette, New York, 2015
Hardback: 207 pp., illus. $20, C$22. ISBN 9780316339438.    ORDER

State of the World 2015
Confronting Hidden Threats to Sustainability
WorldWatch Institute. Lisa Mastny, Ed.
Island, Washington, DC, 2015
Paperback: 183 pp., illus. $19.99. ISBN 9781610916103.    ORDER

Step by Step: Pediatric Echocardiography
3rd ed.
Rani Gera
Jaypee Brothers Medical, New Delhi, 2015
Paperback: 167 pp., illus. $46. ISBN 9789351526612.    ORDER

The Technical Image
A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery
Horst Bredekamp, Vera Dünkel, and Birgit Schneider, Eds.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2015
Hardback: 208 pp., illus. $50, £35. ISBN 9780226258843.    ORDER
Published in association with the Bard Graduate Center, New York City.

The Territories of Science and Religion
Peter Harrison
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2015
Hardback: 312 pp., illus. $30, £21. ISBN 9780226184487.    ORDER

Testosterone
Sex, Power, and the Will to Win
Joe Herbert
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015
Hardback: 231 pp., illus. $29.95, £16.99. ISBN 9780198724971.    ORDER

Thank You, Madagascar
The Conservation Diaries of Alison Jolly
Allison Jolly
Zed, London, 2015
Hardback: 423 pp., illus. $29.95. ISBN 9781783603183.    ORDER

Tomorrowland
Our Journey from Science Fiction to Science Fact
Steven Kotler
New Harvest (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), New York, 2015
Paperback: 302 pp. $14.95. ISBN 9780544456211.    ORDER

Trees of the Brain, Roots of the Mind
Giorgio A. Ascoli
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Hardback: 246 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9780262028981.    ORDER

Triumphs of Experience
The Men of the Harvard Grant Study
George E. Vaillant
Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Paperback: 471 pp., illus. $17.95. ISBN 9780674503816.    ORDER
Reprint, 2012 ed.

Trout Culture
How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West
Jen Corrinne Brown
University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2015
Hardback: 248 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780295994574.    ORDER
Published in association with the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest.

Vesuvius
Gillian Darley
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Paperback: 256 pp., illus. $15.95. ISBN 9780674503779.    ORDER
Wonders of the World.

Visions of Science
Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Era
James A. Secord
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2015
Hardback: 320 pp., illus. $35. ISBN 9780226203287.    ORDER

Waking Up in the Dark
Ancient Wisdom for a Sleepless Age
Clark Strand. Illustrations by Will Lytle.
Spiegel and Grau (Random House), New York, 2015
Hardback: 259 pp., illus. $26, C$31. ISBN 9780812997729.    ORDER

The Wandering Mind
What the Brain Does When You're Not Looking
Michael C. Corballis
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2015
Hardback: 183 pp. $20, £14. ISBN 9780226238616.    ORDER

We Could Not Fail
The First African-Americans in the Space Program
Richard Paul and Steven Moss
University of Texas Press, Austin, 2015
Hardback: 312 pp., illus. $30. ISBN 9780292772496.    ORDER