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    Following is a list of book reviews published in The Nature Institute's online newsletter, NetFuture, and in the Institute's hardcopy newsletter, "In Context. The list is ordered alphabetically by title. In general, the books are not reviewed in the usual sense; parts of them are summarized and commented upon. All reviews are by NetFuture editor, Stephen L. Talbott, unless otherwise noted.

    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.

    Darwin’s Doubt, by Stephen C. Meyer (New York: HarperCollins, 2013). A Sectarian Quarrel? Intelligent Design and Neo-Darwinism.

    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.