Book Reviews for 2011

Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution, by Nick Lane

The Evolution of God, by Robert Wright

A Splendid Exchange by William J. Bernstein

Vermeer’s Hat, by Timothy Brook

How Language Works, by David Crystal

The Salem Witchcraft Trials, by Peter Charles Hoffer

The Taste of Conquest, by Michael Krondl

Witchcraft and Society, by Marion Gibson

Barbarians to Angels, by Peter S. Wells

Law and Crime in the Roman World, by Jill Harries

Reading in the Brain, by Stanislaus Dehaene

The Oxford Companion to the English Language, edited by Tom McArthur

The End of Empire: Attila the Hun and the Fall of Rome, by Christopher Kelly

Supernormal Stimui, by Deirdre Barrett

The Mountains of St. Francis, by Walter Alvarez

Riddled with Life, by Marlene Zuk

Science in Traditional China, by Joseph Needham

Rare Earth, by Peter D. Ward and Donald Brownlee

Under a Green Sky, by Peter D. Ward

The Triumph of Science and Reason 1660 - 1685 by Frederick L. Nussbaum

Letters from an American Farmer by a guy with a hopelessly long French name

Death in the Pot, by Morton Satin

Travelling Heroes, by Robin Lane Fox

Democracy in America, by Alexis de Tocqueville