Angewandte Chemie International Edition

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Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Book reviews are written by invitation from the editor. Suggestions for books to be reviewed and for book reviewers are welcome.*

* Publishers should send brochures or (better) books to the editorial office. The editor reserves the right of selecting which books will be reviewed. Uninvited books not chosen for reviews will not be returned.

2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

NMR in Organometallic Chemistry. By Paul S. Pregosin.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2012. 392 pp., softcover, € 59.00.—ISBN 978-3527330133

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 52, 12930-12931

Isocyanide Chemistry. Applications in Synthesis and Material Science. Edited by Valentine G. Nenajdenko.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2012. 606 pp., hardcover, € 159.00.—ISBN 978-3527330430

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 51, 12659

The Pauson–Khand Reaction. Scope, Variations and Applications. Edited by Ramon Rios Torres.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2012. 328 S., hardcover, € 129.00.—ISBN 978-0470970768

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 50, 12406

Sand and Silicon. Science that Changed the World. By Denis McWhan.

Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012. 160 pp., hardcover, £ 29.95.—ISBN 978-0199640270

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 49, 12164-12165

Diffusion in Nanoporous Materials. By Jörg Kärger, Douglas M. Ruthven and Doros N. Theodorou.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2011. 2 Volume set, 872 pp., hardcover, € 349.00.—ISBN 978-3527310241

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 48, 11939-11940

Cortison. Geschichte eines Hormons, 1900–1955. By Lea Haller.

Chronos-Verlag, Zurich, 2012. 280 pp., softcover, € 59.00.—ISBN 978-3034011150

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 47, 11673

Modern Gold Catalyzed Synthesis. Edited by A. Stephen K. Hashmi and F. Dean Toste.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2012. 402 pp., hardcover, € 139.00.—ISBN 978-3527319527

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 45, 11200

Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry. Edited by Akira Harada.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2011. 372 pp., hardcover, € 139.00.—ISBN 978-3527323210

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 44, 10933

Organic Chemistry. By David R. Klein.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2011. 1360 pp., hardcover, € 67.90.—ISBN 978-0471756149

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 43, 10701-10702

Genentech. The Beginnings of Biotech. By Sally Smith Hughes.

University of Chicago Press, 2011. 232 pp., hardcover, $ 25.00.—ISBN 978-0226359182

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 41, 10222

Nanotechnology. An Introduction. By Jeremy J. Ramsden.

Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2011. 288 pp., hardcover, € 71.95.—ISBN 978-0080964478

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 39, 9733

Introduction to Membrane Science and Technology. By Heinrich Strathmann.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2011. 524 pp., hardcover, € 75.00.—ISBN 978-3527324514

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 38, 9485

X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy. An Introduction to Principles and Practices. By Paul van der Heide.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2012. 264 pp., hardcover, € 77.90.—ISBN 978-1118062531

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 37, 9218

Introduction to Strategies for Organic Synthesis. By Laurie S. Starkey.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2012. 360 pp., softcover, € 43.90.—ISBN 978-0470484098

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 36, 8929

Enantioselective Homogeneous Supported Catalysis. Edited by Radovan Šebesta.

Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, 2011. 290 pp., hardcover, £ 132.99.—ISBN 978-1849733427

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 34, 8425-8426

Orbital Approach to the Electronic Structure of Solids. By Enric Canadell, Marie-Liesse Doublet and Christophe Iung.

Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012. 364 pp., hardcover, £ 45.00.—ISBN 978-0199534937

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 33, 8155

Metal–Fluorocarbon Based Energetic Materials. By Ernst-Christian Koch.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2012. 342 pp., hardcover, € 139.00.—ISBN 978-3527329205

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 30, 7368

Kinetics of Chemical Reactions. Decoding Complexity. By Guy Marin and Gregory S. Yablonsky.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2011. 428 pp., hardcover, € 79.00.—ISBN 978-3527317639

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 29, 7080-7081

Molecular Cluster Magnets. Edited by Richard Winpenny.

World Scientific Books, Singapore 2011. 312 pp., hardcover, $ 95.00.—ISBN 978-9814322942

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 29, 7079-7080

Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property. A Practical Guide. By Francis J. Waller.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2011. 256 pp., hardcover, € 69.90.—ISBN 978-0470497401

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 27, 6565

Designing Dendrimers. Edited by Sebastiano Campagna, Paula Ceroni and Fausto Puntoriero.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2011. 600 pp., hardcover, € 129.00.—ISBN 978-0470433553

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 25, 6045-6046

Every Molecule Tells a Story. By Simon Cotton.

CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2012. 266 pp., hardcover, £ 38.99.—ISBN 978-1439807736

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 24, 5793

Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2007–2009. Edited by Douglass F. Taber.

Oxford University Press, 2011. 208 pp., hardcover, £ 85.00.—ISBN 978-0199764549

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 23, 5537

Fundamentals of Organometallic Catalysis. By Dirk Steinborn.

Translated by Alan Frankel. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2011. 456 pp., softcover, € 49.90.—ISBN 978-3527327171

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 23, 5536-5537

Heterogeneous Catalysis. Fundamentals and Applications. By Julian R. H. Ross.

Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2012. 232 pp., hardcover, € 110.00.—ISBN 978-0444533630

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 22, 5289

Chemosensors. Principles, Strategies, and Applications. Edited by Binghe Wang and Eric V. Anslyn.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2011. 524 pp., hardcover, € 129.00.—ISBN 978-0470592069

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 21, 5039

Metal-Organic Frameworks. Applications from Catalysis to Gas Storage. Edited by David Farrusseng.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2011. 392 pp., hardcover, € 119.00.—ISBN 978-3527328703

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 20, 4782-4783

Beyond the Finite. The Sublime in Art and Science. Edited by Roald Hoffmann and Iain Boyd Whyte.

Oxford University Press, New York, 2011. 208 pp., hardcover, $ 24.95.—ISBN 978-0199737697

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 19, 4523-4524

Organic Reactions. Volume 75 (Diamond Volume). Edited by Scott E. Denmark.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2011. 880 pp., hardcover, $ 175.00.—ISBN 978-0470889077

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 18, 4270

Antiviral Drug Strategies. Edited by Erik De Clercq.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2011. 406 pp., hardcover, € 139.00.—ISBN 978-3527326969

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 16, 3749-3750

Crystal Engineering. A Textbook. By Gautam R. Desiraju, Jagadese J. Vittal and Arunachalam Ramanan.

World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2011. 232 pp., softcover, € 99.00.—ISBN 978-9814338752

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 15, 3516

Chemistry in the Kitchen Garden. By James R. Hanson.

RSC Publishing, Cambridge, 2011. 300 pp., hardcover, £ 24.99.—ISBN 978-1849733236

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 14, 3307

Scent and Chemistry. The Molecular World of Odors. By Günther Ohloff, Wilhelm Pickenhagen and Philip Kraft.

Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta, Zurich, 2011. 350 pp., hardcover, € 79.00.—ISBN 978-3906390666

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 13, 3058

Nanostructured Catalysts. Selective Oxidations. Edited by Christian Hess and Robert Schlögl.

RSC Publishing, Cambridge, 2011. 452 pp., hardcover, £ 144.99.—ISBN 978-1854041862

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 12, 2810

Hyperbranched Polymers. Synthesis, Properties, and Applications. Edited by Deyue Yan, Chao Gao and Holger Frey.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2011. 480 pp., hardcover, € 129.00.—ISBN 978-0471780144

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 11, 2543

The Biofuels Handbook. RSC Energy Series, Vol. 5. Edited by James G. Speight.

Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, 2011. 574 pp., hardcover, £ 280.00.—ISBN 978-1849730266

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 11, 2542-2543

Molecular Switches. Second Edition. Edited by Ben L. Feringa and Wesley R. Browne.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2011. 2 Volumes, 792 pp., hardcover, € 249.00.—ISBN 978-3527313655

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 10, 2281

Practical Synthetic Organic Chemistry. Reactions, Principles, and Techniques. Edited by Stéphane Caron.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2011. 872 pp., softcover, € 87.90.—ISBN 978-0470037331

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 09, 2004-2005

Chemical Synthetic Biology. Edited by Pier Luigi Luisi and Cristiano Chiarabelli.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2011. 384 pp., hardcover, € 249.00.—ISBN 978-0470713976

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 08, 1759

Micro Reaction Technology in Organic Synthesis. By Charlotte Wiles and Paul Watts.

CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2011. 453 pp., hardcover, £ 89.00.—ISBN 978-1439824719

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 07, 1518-1519

Porous Polymers. Edited by Michael S. Silverstein, Neil R. Cameron, and Marc A. Hillmyer.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2011. 472 pp., hardcover, € 109.00.—ISBN 978-0470390849

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 06, 1307-1308

Periodic Tales. A Cultural History of the Elements, from Arsenic to Zinc. By Hugh Aldersey-Williams.

HarperCollins, New York, 2011. 448 pp., hardcover, $ 29.99.—ISBN 978-0061824722

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 05, 1104-1105

Foundations of Organic Chemistry. Unity and Diversity of Structures, Pathways, and Reactions. By David R. Dalton.

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2011. 1440 pp., hardcover, € 129.00.—ISBN 978-0470479087

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 04, 856-857

2030. Technology That Will Change the World. By Rutger van Santen, Djan Khoe and Bram Vermeer.

Oxford University Press, 2010. 304 pp., hardcover, $ 29.95.—ISBN 978-0195377170

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 04, 855-856

Biomimetic Organic Synthesis. Edited by Erwan Poupon and Bastien Nay.

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2011. 2 Volumes, 956 pp., hardcover, € 349.00.—ISBN 978-3527325801

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 03, 583

Modern Inorganic Synthetic Chemistry. Edited by Ruren Xu, Wenqin Pang and Qisheng Huo.

Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2010. 610 pp., hardcover, € 230.00.—ISBN 978-0444535993

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 02, 305-307

Much Ado About (Practically) Nothing. A History of the Noble Gases. By David E. Fisher.

Oxford University Press, New York, 2010. 304 pp., hardcover, $ 24.95.—ISBN 978-0195393965

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, No. 01, 38

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