Acoustical Imaging. Vol. 29. I. Akiyama, ed. Proc. symp., Kanagawa, Japan, Apr. 2007. Springer, New York, 2008. $299.00 (503 pp.). ISBN 978-1-4020-8822-3, CD-ROM

2008 Nanjing Gamma-Ray Burst Conference. Y.-F. Huang, Z.-G. Dai, B. Zhang, eds. AIP Conference Proceedings 1065. Proc. conf., Nanjing, China, June 2008. AIP, Melville, NY, 2008. $207.00 paper (399 pp.). ISBN 978-0-7354-0596-7

Atlas of the Messier Objects: Highlights of the Deep Sky. R. Stoyan, S. Binnewies, S. Friedrich (translated from German by K.-P Schroeder). Cambridge U. Press, New York, 2008. $70.00 (370 pp.). ISBN 978-0-521-89554-5

Building a Roll-Off Roof Observatory: A Complete Guide for Design and Construction. J. Hicks. Patrick Moore’s Practical Astronomy Series. Springer, New York, 2009. $59.95 paper (144 pp.). ISBN 978-0-387-76603-4, CD-ROM

The Cambridge N-Body Lectures. S. J. Aarseth, C. A. Tout, R. A. Mardling, eds. Lecture Notes in Physics 760. Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2008. $109.00 (402 pp.). ISBN 978-1-4020-8430-0

A Decade of Accreting Millisecond X-Ray Pulsars. R. Wijnands et al., eds. AIP Conference Proceedings 1068. Proc. wksp., Amsterdam, Apr. 2008. AIP, Melville, NY, 2008. $149.00 (254 pp.). ISBN 978-0-7354-0599-8

Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Disks. J. G. Funes, E. M. Corsini, eds. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 396. Proc. conf., Rome, Oct. 2007. Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 2008. $77.00 (496 pp.). ISBN 978-1-58381-662-2

From Luminous Hot Stars to Starburst Galaxies. P. S. Conti, P. A. Crowther, C. Leitherer. Cambridge Astrophysics Series 45. Cambridge U. Press, New York, 2008. $130.00 (315 pp.). ISBN 978-0-521-79134-2

Meteors and How to Observe Them. R. Lunsford. Astronomers’ Observing Guides. Springer, New York, 2009. $34.95 paper (192 pp.). ISBN 978-0-387-09460-1

Stargazing Basics: Getting Started in Recreational Astronomy. P. E. Kinzer. Cambridge U. Press, New York, 2008. $19.99 paper (147 pp.). ISBN 978-0-521-72859-1

Stephen James O’Meara’s Observing the Night Sky with Binoculars: A Simple Guide to the Heavens. S. J. O’Meara. Cambridge U. Press, New York, 2008. $34.99 paper (149 pp.). ISBN 978-0-521-72170-7

atomic and molecular physics

Angle and Spin Resolved Auger Emission: Theory and Applications to Atoms and Molecules. B. Lohmann. Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics 46. Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2009. $164.95 (335 pp.). ISBN 978-3-540-74629-4

Reference Data on Atomic Physics and Atomic Processes. B. M. Smirnov. Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics 51. Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2008. $169.00 (173 pp.). ISBN 978-3-540-79362-5

Non-Protein Coding RNAs. N. G. Walter, S. A. Woodson, R. T. Batey, eds. Springer Series in Biophysics 13. Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2009. $289.00 (398 pp.). ISBN 978-3-540-70833-9

The Origin of Chirality in the Molecules of Life: A Revision from Awareness to the Current Theories and Perspectives of This Unsolved Problem. A. Guijarro, M. Yus. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2009. $139.00 (150 pp.). ISBN 978-0-85404-156-5

Protocells: Bridging Nonliving and Living Matter. S. Rasmussen et al., eds. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2009. $75.00 (684 pp.). ISBN 978-0-262-18268-3

Selected Topics in Cancer Modeling: Genesis, Evolution, Immune Competition, and Therapy. N. Bellomo, M. Chaplain, E. De Angelis, eds. Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology . Birkhäuser, Boston, 2008. $99.00 (473 pp.). ISBN 978-0-8176-4712-4

Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry. W.-K. Li, G.-D. Zhou, T. C. W. Mak. IUCr Texts on Crystallography 10. Oxford U. Press, New York, 2008. $150.00, $75.00 paper (819 pp.). ISBN 978-0-19-921694-9, ISBN 978-0-19-921695-6 paper

The Chemistry of Fireworks. 2nd ed. M. S. Russell. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2009 [2000]. $39.95 paper (169 pp.). ISBN 978-0-85404-127-5

Modeling Marvels: Computational Anticipation of Novel Molecules. E. G. Lewars. Springer, New York, 2008. $139.00 (282 pp.). ISBN 978-1-4020-6972-7

Polymineral-Metasomatic Crystallogenesis. A. E. Glikin. Springer, New York, 2009. $239.00 (312 pp.). ISBN 978-1-4020-8982-4

Quantum Chemistry: A Unified Approach. D. B. Cook. Imperial College Press, London, 2008. $58.00 (261 pp.). ISBN 978-1-84816-265-5

Computational Partial Differential Equations Using MATLAB. J. Li, Y.-T. Chen. Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Mathematics and Nonlinear Science Series 17. CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, 2009. $89.95 (364 pp.). ISBN 978-1-4200-8904-2, CD-ROM

Computing Anticipatory Systems—CASYS’07. D. M. Dubois, ed. AIP Conference Proceedings 1051. Proc. conf., Liège, Belgium, Aug. 2007. AIP, Melville, NY, 2008. $205.00 (414 pp.). ISBN 978-0-7354-0579-0

International Electronic Conference on Computer Science. T. E. Simos, G. Psihoyios, eds. AIP Conference Proceedings 1060. Proc. conf., June-July 2007 and Nov.-Dec. 2007. AIP, Melville, NY, 2008. $209.00 paper (423 pp.). ISBN 978-0-7354-0590-5

Large Scale Simulations of Complex Systems, Condensed Matter and Fusion Plasma. P. Bruscolini et al., eds. AIP Conference Proceedings 1071. Proc. conf., Zaragoza, Spain, Feb. 2008. AIP, Melville, NY, 2008. $109.00 (127 pp.). ISBN 978-0-7354-0602-5

Linear Programming. H. Karloff. Modern Birkhäuser Classics. Birkhäuser, Boston, 2009 [1991, reissued] $39.95 paper (142 pp.). ISBN 978-0-8176-4843-5

Solvation Effects on Molecules and Biomolecules: Computational Methods and Applications. S. Canuto, ed. Challenges and Advances in Computational Chemistry and Physics 6. Springer, New York, 2008. $569.00 (536 pp.). ISBN 978-1-4020-8269-6

Fast Reactions in Energetic Materials: High-Temperature Decomposition of Rocket Propellants and Explosives. A. S. Shteinberg (translated from Russian by M. Rusanova). Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2008. $299.00 (201 pp.). ISBN 978-3-540-78860-7

HFI/NQI 2007. A. Pasquevich, M. Rentería, E. Baggio Saitovitch, H. Petrilli, eds. Proc. conf. and proc. symp., Iguazú Falls, Brazil, Aug. 2007. Springer, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, 2008. $259.00 (679 pp.). ISBN 978-3-540-85319-0

Supersymmetric Mechanics. Vol. 3: Attractors and Black Holes in Supersymmetric Gravity. S. Bellucci, ed. Lecture Notes in Physics 755. Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2008. $109.00 (373 pp.). ISBN 978-3-540-79522-3

Device and Materials Modeling in PEM Fuel Cells. S. J. Paddison, K. S. Promislow, eds. Topics in Applied Physics 113. Springer, New York, 2009. $299.00 (588 pp.). ISBN 978-0-387-78690-2

The Physics of Carbon Nanotube Devices. F. Léonard. Micro and Nano Technologies . William Andrew, Norwich, NY, 2009. $160.00 (296 pp.). ISBN 978-0-8155-1573-9

Solid-State Quantum Computing. H.-S. Goan, Y.-N. Chen, eds. AIP Conference Proceedings 1074. Proc. wksp. and proc. sch., Taipei, Taiwan, June 2008. AIP, Melville, NY, 2008. $97.00 (122 pp.). ISBN 978-0-7354-0605-6

Classical Mechanics and Relativity. H. J. W. Müller-Kirsten. World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2008. $98.00, $68.00 paper (562 pp.). ISBN 978-981-283-251-1, ISBN 978-981-283-252-8 paper

Extrasolar Planets and Astrobiology. C. A. Scharf. University Science Books, Sausalito, CA, 2009. $76.50 (470 pp.). ISBN 978-1-891389-55-9

Foundations of Quantum Physics. C. E. Burkhardt, J. J. Leventhal. Springer, New York, 2008. $129.00 (530 pp.). ISBN 978-0-387-77651-4

Geometrical and Trigonometric Optics. E. L. Dereniak, T. D. Dereniak Cambridge U. Press, New York, 2008. $80.00 (409 pp.). ISBN 978-0-521-88746-5

Introduction to Abstract Algebra. J. D. H. Smith. Textbooks in Mathematics 3. CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, 2009. $89.95 (327 pp.). ISBN 978-1-4200-6371-4

Introduction to Quantum Theory. H. Paul. Cambridge U. Press, New York, 2008. $50.00 (176 pp.). ISBN 978-0-521-87693-3

Modern Physics for Semiconductor Science. C. C. Coleman. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2008. $80.00 paper (320 pp.). ISBN 978-3-527-40701-9

Physics of the Life Sciences. J. Newman. Springer, New York, 2008. $99.00 (718 pp.). ISBN 978-0-387-77258-5

Quantum Bits and Quantum Secrets: How Quantum Physics Is Revolutionizing Codes and Computers. O. Morsch. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2008. $75.00 paper (180 pp.). ISBN 978-3-527-40710-1

Special Relativity and How It Works. M. Fayngold. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2008. $95.00 paper (652 pp.). ISBN 978-3-527-40607-4

Twenty-First Century General Chemistry: Introductory Level Teaching Guide. V. Y. Gankin, Y. V. Gankin (translated from Russian by A. P. Rogach). Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Shrewsbury, MA, 2007. $80.00 (380 pp.). ISBN 978-0-9664143-1-8

Zero Time Space: How Quantum Tunneling Broke the Light Speed Barrier. G. Nimtz, A. Haibel (translated from German by H.-J. Nimtz). Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2008. $35.00 paper (150 pp.). ISBN 978-3-527-40735-4

A Combinatorial Approach to Matrix Theory and Its Applications. R. A. Brualdi, D. Cvetković. Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications 52. CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, 2009. $89.95 (267 pp.). ISBN 978-1-4200-8223-4

Elastic Multibody Dynamics: A Direct Ritz Approach. H. Bremer. International Series on Intelligent Systems, Control, and Automation: Science and Engineering 35. Springer, New York, 2008. $169.00 (449 pp.). ISBN 978-1-4020-8679-3

Geometric Integration Theory. S. G. Krantz, H. R. Parks. Cornerstones. Birkhäuser, Boston, 2008. $69.95 (339 pp.). ISBN 978-0-8176-4676-9

Geometry and Physics. R. L. Fernandes, R. Picken, eds. AIP Conference Proceedings 1023. Proc. wksp., Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 2007. AIP, Melville, NY, 2008. $126.00 (216 pp.). ISBN 978-0-7354-0546-2

Integrable Hamiltonian Hierarchies: Spectral and Geometric Methods. V. S. Gerdjikov, G. Vilasi, A. B. Yanovski. Lecture Notes in Physics 748. Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2008. $129.00 (643 pp.). ISBN 978-3-540-77053-4

Integrable Systems in Celestial Mechanics. D. Ó Mathúna. Progress in Mathematical Physics 51. Birkhäuser, Boston, 2008. $89.95 (234 pp.). ISBN 978-0-8176-4096-5

Lagrange Multiplier Approach to Variational Problems and Applications. K. Ito, K. Kunisch. Advances in Design and Control 15. SIAM, Philadelphia, 2008. $99.00 paper (341 pp.). ISBN 978-0-898716-49-8

Lectures on Quantum Field Theory. A. Das. World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2008. $98.00, $68.00 paper (775 pp.). ISBN 978-981-283-285-6, ISBN 978-981-283-286-3 paper

Nonequilibrium Quantum Field Theory. E. A. Calzetta, B.-L. B. Hu. Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics . Cambridge U. Press, New York, 2008. $90.00 (535 pp.). ISBN 978-0-521-64168-5

Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics. T. E. Simos G. Psihoyios, Ch. Tsitouras, eds. AIP Conference Proceedings 1048. Proc. conf., Psalidi, Kos, Greece, Sept. 2008. AIP, Melville, NY, 2008. $339.00 (1031 pp.). ISBN 978-0-7354-0576-9

Partial Differential Equations: Modeling and Numerical Simulation. R. Glowinski, P. Neittaanmäki, eds. Computational Methods in Applied Sciences 16. Springer, New York, 2008. $199.00 (292 pp.). ISBN 978-1-4020-8757-8

Soliton Equations and Their Algebro-Geometric Solutions. Vol. 2: (1 + 1)-Dimensional Discrete Models. F. Gesztesy, H. Holden, J. Michor, G. Teschl. Cambridge Studies in Advanced Mathematics 114. Cambridge U. Press, New York, 2008. $150.00 (438 pp.). ISBN 978-0-521-75308-1

A Unified Approach to Boundary Value Problems. A. S. Fokas. CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics 78. SIAM, Philadelphia, 2008. $75.00 paper (336 pp.). ISBN 978-0-898716-51-1