This list of forthcoming books has been complied from the latest information available from publishers Dates of publication, prices and numbers of pages are tentative, however, and are subject to change.


Galactic Dynamics. James Binney and Scott Tremaine. Princeton University Press: July, 640 pp, HB $75, PB $25. Reviews current theories of the dynamics and structure of stellar systems, such as galaxies and star clusters, and discusses how the observable properties of galaxies are changed by the aging of stellar populations.

Biological Science

The Biology of Dinoflagellates F.J.R. Taylor. Blackwell Scientific: July, 798 pp, $180. A comprehensive review of the general biology of dinoflagellates, including both living forms and the main features of the fossil record.

Annual Review of Biochemistry (Volume 56). Charles C. Richardson, ed. Annual Reviews: July, $33. Scientific articles on such topics as intracellular proteases, G proteins and the dynamics of membrane lipid metabolism.


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