The 190-page volume Methods of Microarray Data Analysis V focuses on data sets related to one global health issue, malaria, and it includes selected papers from the Critical Assessment of Microarray Data Analysis conference (CAMDA ’04). The contributions are from a cross section of research fields, including statistics, biology, computer science and mathematics. Part of the book is devoted to review papers. Background readings are presented for the advanced topics discussed in the conference papers. Patrick McConnell, Simon M. Lin and Patrick Hurban, eds. ; Springer, New York, 2007; $101; h76.95.