The Autistic Brain: Thinking across the Spectrum, by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013). $28.

Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe, by Lee Smolin. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013). $28.

A Skeptic’s Guide to the Mind: What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Tell Us about Ourselves, by Robert A. Burton, M.D. (Saint Martin’s Press, 2013). $24.99.

Why Men Fake It: The Totally Unexpected Truth about Men and Sex, by Abraham Morgentaler, M.D. (Henry Holt and Co., 2013). $26.

Bug Music: How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise, by David Rothenberg (Saint Martin’s Press, 2013). $26.99.