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


The Classification of Stars. Carlos Jaschek and Mercedes Jaschek. Cambridge University Press: July, 432 pp, $79.50. A comprehensive handbook on the tools and results of stellar taxonomy, describing modern methods of spectroscopic and photometric classification.

The Cosmos from Space. David H. Clark. Crown: July 7, 176 pp, $14.95. An overview of the recent advances in astronomy made possible by a new generation of telescopes and space observatories, written by the head of the British Space Astrophysics Group.

Biological Science

Gene Structure in Eukaryotic Microbes (Volume 22 in the Society for General Microbiology Series). J.R. Kinghorn, ed. IRL Press: June, 272 pp. HB $80, PB $50. Discusses the gene structure of microbial eukaryotes at the nucleotide level...

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