Paleonet: Invitation to review books for Priscum

Mike Meyer mike.meyer.geo at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 16:02:51 GMT 2016


Hi Phil,

My top 3 requests would be. in order:

Rieppel, O. 2016. Turtles as Hopeful Monsters. Indiana Univ. Press.

Penney, D. 2016. Amber Palaeobiology: Research Trends and Perspectives for
the 21st Century. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester.

Prothero, D.R. 2016. Giants of the Lost World: Dinosaurs and Other Extinct
Monsters of South America. Smithsonian Books.


Cheers,

Mike

On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 11:52 AM, Novack-Gottshall, Philip M. <
pnovack-gottshall at ben.edu> wrote:

> Dear PaleoNet members:
>
> The following volumes are available to Paleontological Society members in
> exchange for writing a review in Priscum, the PS newsletter. Reviews should
> be informative and engaging and between 400-800 words long. The tone can be
> informal and casual, appropriate to recommending or critiquing a book to
> friendly colleagues. (Longer reviews are allowed, but please alert before
> submitting review.) Past Priscum book reviews can be found in past issues
> at http://paleosoc.org/programs/publications/. Reviews should be
> submitted by December 1 for inclusion in the winter issue or May 1 for
> inclusion in the spring/summer issue.
>
> For reviews of specialized monographs, it is requested that reviewers have
> expertise or experience in the taxonomic or stratigraphic group under study.
>
> Please note that reviewers MUST BE A CURRENT MEMBER OF THE PALEONTOLOGICAL
> SOCIETY before beginning review. Membership can be made or renewed at
> http://www.paleosoc.org/. (In most cases, the cost of the reviewed book
> is greater than membership cost.)
>
> If you are interested in reviewing one of these books, please contact book
> review editor Phil Novack-Gottshall at pnovack-gottshall at ben.edu (please
> do not reply to this listserv!) and arrangements will be made for delivery
> and further details on review requirements and timeline.
> Sincerely,
>
> Phil Novack-Gottshall
> Book-Review Editor, Priscum
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Benton, R.C., D.O. Terry, Jr, E. Evanoff, and H.G. McDonald. 2015. The
> White River Badlands: Geology and Paleontology. Indiana Univ. Press.
>
> Chiappe, L.M. and M. Qingjin. 2016. Birds of Stone: Chinese Avian Fossils
> from the Age of Dinosaurs. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press.
>
> Debrenne, F. W.D. Hartman, S. Kershaw, et al. 2015. Part E, Porifera
> (revised), Hypercalficied Porifera, vol. 4–5. (2 volumes) P. A. Selden, ed.
> Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. Geological Society of America and
> University of Kansas, New York and Lawrence, KS.
>
> Falkingham, P.L., D. Marty, and A. Richter. 2016. Dinosaur Tracks: The
> Next Steps. Indiana Univ. Press.
>
> Fariña, R. A., S. F. Vizcaíno, and G. De Iuliis. 2013. Megafauna: Giant
> Beasts of Pleistocene South America. Indiana Univ. Press.
>
> Fortey, R. 2015 (1982). Fossils: The Key to the Past. 5th ed. Cornell
> Univ. Press.
>
> Gangloff, R.A. 2012. Dinosaurs under the Aurora. Indiana Univ. Press.
>
> Gerlach, J., ed. 2014. Western Indian Ocean Tortoises: Ecology, Diversity,
> Evolution, Conservation, Palaeontology. Siri Scientific Press.
>
> Hallett, M. and M.J. Wedel. 2016. The Sauropod Dinosaurs: Life in the Age
> of Giants. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press.
>
> Kemp, T.S. 2016. The Origin of Higher Taxa: Paleobiological,
> Developmental, and Ecological Perspectives. Oxford Univ. Press and Univ. of
> Chicago Press.
>
> Pérez-Lorente, F. 2015. Dinosaur Footprints and Trackways of La Rioja.
> Indiana Univ. Press.
>
> Penney, D. 2016. Amber Palaeobiology: Research Trends and Perspectives for
> the 21st Century. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester.
>
> Prothero, D.R. 2016. Giants of the Lost World: Dinosaurs and Other Extinct
> Monsters of South America. Smithsonian Books.
>
> Rieppel, O. 2016. Turtles as Hopeful Monsters. Indiana Univ. Press.
>
> Sánchez-Villagra, M.R. and N. MacLeod, eds. 2014. Issues in
> Paleaeobiology: A Global View. Interviews and Essays. Scidinge Hall,
> Zürich, Germany.
>
>
>
>
>
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