The Age of Spiritual Machines, by Ray Kurzweil (New York: Viking, 1999). In Context #2
And There Was Light, by Jacques Lusseyran, 2nd edition (New York: Parabola Books, 1998). NF #92.
Breaking Down the Digital Walls: Learning to Teach in a Post-Modem World, by R. W. Burniske and Lowell Monke (Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 2001). NF #126.
The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America, by Paul N. Edwards (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1996). NF #41.
Computer: A History of the Information Machine, by Martin Campbell-Kelly and William Aspray (New York: BasicBooks, 1996). NF #26.
Developmental Dynamics in Humans and Other Primates: Discovering Evolutionary Principles through Comparative Morphology, by Jos Verhulst, translation by Catherine Creeger (Ghent NY: Adonis Press, 2003). Hardcover, 413+17 pages, $39.95. In Context #10
The Dynamic Heart and Circulation, edited by Craig Holdrege, translations by Katherine Creeger (Fair Oaks CA: AWSNA, 2002). NF #140
Eco-Geography: What We See When We Look at Landscapes, by Andreas Suchantke (Great Barrington MA: Lindisfarne, 2001). Paperback, 256 pages, $18.95. In Context #7.
Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo, by Sean Carroll (New York: W. W. Norton, 2005). NF #171
The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School, by Neil Postman (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995). NF #9. Reviewed by Lowell Monke.
Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age, by Bill McKibben (New York: Henry Holt, 2003). Hardcover, 275 pages, $25. NF #144
Expecting Adam, by Martha Beck (New York: Random House, 1999). NF #102.
Failure to Connect: How Computers Affect Our Children's Minds--for Better and Worse, by Jane Healy (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998). Hardcover, 336 pages plus index. $25. NF #89.
Flesh and Machines: How Robots Will Change Us, by Rodney Brooks (New York: Random House, 2002). NF #146 and NF #149.
The Flickering Mind: The False Promise of Technology in the Classroom and How Learning Can Be Saved, by Todd Oppenheimer (New York: Random House, 2003). NF #151.
Genetics and the Manipulation of Life: The Forgotten Factor of Context, by Craig Holdrege (Hudson, New York: Lindisfarne, 1996). Softcover, 190 pages, $14.95. NF #31.
The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-Made Landscape, by James Howard Kunstler (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994). Softcover, 303 pages, $13. NF #105.
Goethe's Way of Science: A Phenomenology of Nature, edited by David Seamon and Arthur Zajonc (Albany NY: State University of New York Press, 1998). link
Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet, by Sherry Turkle (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995). Reviewed by Lowell Monke (NF #9) and Sue Barnes (NF #14).
Mephistopheles' Anvil: Forging a More Human Future, by John Alexandra (Spring Valley, N.Y.: Rose Harmony Publications, 1996). Hardcover, 337 pages plus preface. NF #106.
The New Physics and Cosmology: Dialogues with the Dalai Lama, edited by Arthur Zajonc (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004). In Context #12. Hardcover, 262 pages.
Of Moths and Men, by Judith Hooper (New York: W. W. Norton, 2002). Reviewed by Craig Holdrege. In Context #8. Hardcover, 408 pages.
One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest, by Wade Davis (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996). Paperback, 537 pages, $16. NF #141.
The Organism, by Kurt Goldstein (New York: Zone Books, 1995; originally published in 1939), reviewed by Craig Holdrege. In Context #2
Plastic Words: The Tyranny of a Modular Language, by Uwe Poerksen, translated by Jutta Mason and David Cayley (University Park PA.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995). Hardcover, 116 pages plus preface. NF #58.
The Revolution Wasn't Televised: Sixties Television and Social Conflicts, edited by Lynn Spigel and Michael Curtin (New York: Routledge, 1996). Chapter by Thomas Streeter is reviewed in NF #47.
Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life: A Philosophical Inquiry, by Albert Borgmann (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984). NF #64 and NF #65.
Water: A Natural History, by Alice Outwater (New York: HarperCollins, 1996). Hardcover, 212 pages plus preface. $23. NF #52.
Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences, by Edward Tenner (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996). Hardcover, 341 pages, $26. NF #37.
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas L. Friedman (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2005). Not the entire book, but an excerpt published in the New York Times Magazine is reviewed. NF #163.