Boulevard of Broken Symmetries: Effective Field Theories of Condensed Matter. Adriaan M. J. Shakel. 390 pp. World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2008. Price: $79.00 ISBN 978-981-281-390-9.

Diffuse Scattering and Defect Structure Simulations: A Cook Book Using the Program DISCUS. Reinhard B. Neder and Thomas Proffen. 237 pp. (with CD-ROM). Oxford U. P., New York, 2008. Price: $90.00 (Hbk) ISBN 978-0-19-923369-4.

Dynamical Processes on Complex Networks. Alain Barrat, Marc Barthélemy, and Alessandro Vespignani. 347 pp. Cambridge U. P., New York, 2008. Price: $80.00 ISBN 978-0-521-97950-7.

Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology. Rüdiger Paschotta. 844 pp. in two volumes. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2008. Price $360.00 ISBN 978-3-527-40828-3.

Entropy Demystified: The Second Law Reduced to Plain Common Sense withSeven Simulated Games. Arieh Ben-Naim. 223 pp. World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2008. Price: $29.00 (paper) ISBN 978-981-283-225-2.

The Harvest of a Century: Discoveries of Modern Physics in 100 Episodes. Sigmund Brandt. 500 pp....

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