New Books

New book list, September 1, 2020:

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New E-books (available to users with a valid Harvard ID and password):



Biology of aging.

By Roger B. McDonald. 2nd edition. Boca Raton, Florida; London; New York: CRC Press, 2019.  


The biology of the deep ocean.

By Peter Herring. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.


Data analysis: a Bayesian tutorial.

By D.S. Sivia with J. Skilling. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.


Decisions, uncertainty, and the brain: the science of neuroeconomics.

By Paul W. Glimcher. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2003.


The fifth kingdom.

By Bryce Kendrick. Fourth edition. Indianapolis, Indiana: Cambridge, [England]: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2017.


From Darwin to Derrida: selfish genes, social selves, and the meanings of life.

By David A. Haig; foreword by Daniel C. Dennett. Cambridge, Massachusetts; London, England: The MIT Press, 2020.


Life finds a way: what evolution teaches us about creativity.

By Andreas Wagner. First edition. New York: Basic Books, 2019.


Machine learning: a probabilistic perspective.

By Kevin P. Murphy. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012.


The myth of human supremacy.

By Derrick Jensen. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2016.


Principles of neurobiology.

By Liqun Luo. New York, New York; London: Garland Science, 2016.


Problematic wildlife II: new conservation and management challenges in the human-wildlife interactions.

By Francesco Maria Angelici, Lorenzo Rossi editors. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2020.



She has her mother's laugh: the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity.

By Carl Zimmer. New York, New York:  Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.



Statistical distributions.

By Catherine Forbes, and others. 4th edition. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2011.


Understanding pain: exploring the perception of pain.

By Fernando Cervero. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2012.