ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS PRESS (dist. by Sterling)
50 Years in Space: What We Thought Then... What We Know Now (Oct., $12.95) by Patrick Moore shows how early space art and fantasies sometimes proved amazingly prophetic.
Animate Earth: Science, Intuition and Gaia (Sept., $25) by Stephan Harding introduces the reader to Gaia, a sense of the possible within a sentient Earth.
Optical Illusion: The Science of Visual Perception (Sept.; $24.95, cloth $35) by Al Seckel explains visual illusions from both historic and modern sources.
The Science of Evolution and the Myth of Creationism, Knowing What's Real and Why It Matters (Sept.; $24.95, cloth $45) by Ardea Skybreak presents the scientific evidence for evolution and dissects creationism.
NEW PAGE BOOKS
The Intelligent Universe: AI, ET, and the Emerging Mind of the Cosmos(Feb., $25.99) by James Gardner explores the mysteries of the universe and of consciousness.
State of the World 2007: An Urban Planet(Jan., $19.95) by the Worldwatch Institute considers what's needed to foster sustainable cities on a planet where half the population lives in urban areas.
The Top 10 Myths About Evolution (Nov., $12) by Cameron M. Smith and Charles Sullivan sets the record straight on popular but erroneous notions that continue to mislead the average American.
TAYLOR TRADE PUBLISHING
That's Not in My Science Book: A Compilation of Little Known Facts (Oct., $14.95) by Kate Kelly. The follow-up to That's Not in My American History Bookexplains both ordinary and bizarre technological marvels. 25,000 first printing.
UNIV. OF ARIZONA PRESS
Big Fleas Have Little Fleas: How Discoveries of Invertebrate Diseases Are Advancing Modern Science(Sept., $17.95) by Elizabeth W. Davidson offers detective stories about diseases of insects important to humans.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
Evolution: A Scientific American Reader(Sept., $22), edited by Scientific American, summarizes the science of evolution and its impact in various settings.