Book Reviews

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach

Growing up Jung: Coming of Age as the Son of Two Shrinks by Micah Toub

Year Of Living Biblically by A. J. Jacobs

The Steps Across the Water by Adam Gopnik

Zero History by William Gibson

Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon

Programming The Universe by Seth Lloyd

Quirks and Quarks Guide to Space by Jim Lebans and Bob McDonald

Remainder by Tom McCarthy

Soul of the World: Unlocking the Secrets of Time by Christopher Dewdney

The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow

The Elephant, the Tiger and the Cell Phone by Shashi Tharoor

The Physics of Christianity by Frank J. Tipler

The Scientist as Rebel by Freeman Dyson

What’s Science Ever Done for Us?: What The Simpsons Can Teach Us About Physics, Robots, Life and the Universe by Paul Halpern

Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton

Teachers Have it Easy: The Big Sacrifices and Small Salaries of America’s Teachers by Dave Eggers, Daniel Moulthrop and Ninive Clements Calegari

Bush Vs. The Environment by Robert S. Devine

End of Ignorance by John Mighton

Fueling the Future by Andrew Heintzman and Evan Solomon

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor

Acquainted With the Night: Excursions Through the World After Dark by Christopher Dewdney

Struck by Lightning: The Curious World of Probabilities by Jeffrey S. Rosenthal

On The Nature of Human Romantic Interaction by Karl Iagnemma

The Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation by Frans Johansson

Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams

What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life by Avery Gilbert