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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 1/5/09


(To hold or order any of these books [or to check on current availability], please email kelly@aquabooks.ca.)

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A History of Private Life: From Pagan Rome to Byzantium

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Egotists and Autocrats: The Prime Ministers of Canada - George Bowering (out of print)

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A History of Private Life: Revelations of the Medieval World

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How to Be a Power Closer in Selling - Robert Tralins

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Twenty Steps to Power, Influence and Control Over People - H.W. Gabriel

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Big League Salesmanship - Bert Schlain

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Mr. Dressup's Things to Make and Do - Ernie Coombs/Shelley Tanaka

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Astérix et les Normands ($12)

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The World of Richard Stine (out of print)

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Asian Sauces and Marinades - Wendy Sweetser (out of print)

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Chinese Cooking: Wei-Chuan Cooking Book - Huang Su Huei

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The Foodlover's Atlas of the World - Martha Rose Schulman (out of print)

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Japanese Home Cooking - Barbara Farr

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The Pocket Book of Death: An Unfortunate Look at the End of the Line

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Casserole Creations - Irena Kirshman

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Yage Letters, William Burroughs/Allen Ginsberg
-ine Poems, Bart Alberti/Sally Larsen
The General is Asked His Opinion and Other Sad Songs 2002-2005, Omar Shapli
Poems, Roberto Mussapi (Italian/English)
De volta à caixa de abelhas, Kátia Borges (Brazil, very scarce, $15)
Le soleil du lac qui se couche, J.R. Léveilé
La Route d'Altamont, Gabrielle Roy
La Vagabonde, Colette
The Vagabonde, Colette
Summer of My Amazing Luck, Miriam Toews
All Families are Psychotic, Douglas Coupland
Henry and Clara, Thomas Mallon (out of print)
Ellington Boulevard, Adam Langer
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers
The Road, Cormac McCarthy
The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien
Theory of War, Joan Brady (out of print)
Fingersmith, Sarah Waters
Ladies Whose Bright Eyes, Ford Madox Ford (out of print)
To Whom She Will, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera
Ninety-three, Victor Hugo
The Complete Novels, Charlotte/Emily Brontë
Remember Me?, Sophie Kinsella
Chasing Harry Winston, Lauren Weisberger (May 2008)
Her, Laura Zigman
Fishbowl, Sarah Mlynowski
Kino No Tabi: Book One of The Beautiful World, Keiichi Sigsawa (Japan, trans.)
Jabbar Patel's The Threshold (Umbartha), Vijay Tendulkar (screenplay, India, trans.)
Thirty-three Teeth: A National Coroner of Laos mystery, Colin Cotterill
The Willow Pattern: A Judge Dee Mystery, Robert van Gulik
The Chinese Bell Murders: A Judge Dee Mystery, Robert van Gulik
Poseidon's Gold, Lindsey Davis
Lovejoy: An Omnibus, Jonathan Gash
The Cat Who...Companion, Sharon Feaster (out of print)
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Skookum's North: The PAWS Collection, Doug Urquhart (out of print)

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Non-Fiction

The Crosswicks Journal trilogy, Madeleine L'Engle (out of print, $10 each)
Genesis: A New Translation of the Classic Biblical Stories, Stephen Mitchell
Understanding Jewish Theology, ed. Jacob Neusner
St. Paul the Traveller and the Roman Citizen, William Ramsay
The Divine Liturgy, St. John Chrysostom (Russian/English)
Valda Sänger: Selected Songs, Scandinavian Mission Covenant of Canada (date unknown, very scarce, $25)
Puritanism and Liberty: The Army Debates 1647-1649, ed. Woodhouse
Benedict's Dharma: Buddhists Reflect on the Rule of Saint Benedict, ed. Patrick Henry
Zen and the Birds of Appetite, Thomas Merton
The Joyous Cosmology: Adventures in the Chemistry of Consciousness, the Classic Book on the Hallucinogenic Drugs LSD, Mescaline and Psilocybin, Alan Watts
Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary, ed. Woolf
The Harper Dictionary of Modern Thought, ed. Bullock et al
Identity, Youth and Crisis, Erik Erikson
Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic, Paul Fussell
Brainwash: The Secret History of Mind Control, Dominic Streatfeild
Slavery: A World History, Milton Meltzer
The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth, Barbara Seaman
The New Anti-Semitism, Phyllis Chesler
The Art of Fact: A Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism, ed. Kerrane/Yagoda (out of print)
Dear Exile: The True Story of Two Friends Separated (for a Year) by an Ocean, Hilary Liftin/Kate Montgomery
Joy Street: A Wartime Romance in Letters, Mirren Barford/Lt. John Lewes
The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt
La femme gelée, Annie Ernaux
Les Mots pour le dire, Marie Cardinal
La femme rompue, Simone de Beauvoir
Small Wonder: Essays, Barbara Kingsolver
Lost in the Cosmos, Walker Percy
Cities and the Wealth of Nations, Jane Jacobs
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, Jared Diamond
The Art of the Impossible: Politics as Morality in Practice, Václav Havel
The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power, Daniel Yergin
Chronicle of a War Foretold: How Mideast Peace Became America's Fight, Norman Spector (signed)
The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military, Dana Priest
The Fateful Lightning: Civil War Eyewitness Reports, Harold Elk Straubing (out of print)
Hitler Slept Late and other Blunders that Cost Him the War, James Duffy
Food for All of Us: An Alternative Cookbook
Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav 9 Bc4, Sapi/Schneider (chess)
On the Wing: To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon, Alan Tennant
Field Guide to Snow Crystals, Edward LaChapelle
A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals, Frederick Pough
How to Make Your Own Fishing Rods, Mel Marshall
Roughing It Easy: The Camper's Bible, Dian Thomas
San Francisco and Northern California (Eyewitness Travel guide, 2008 ed.)
Fresh-Air Fiend: Travel Writings, 1985-2000, Paul Theroux
Lives of the Poets, Louis Untermeyer
Unbroken Poetry: The Work of Enrique Martinez Celaya, Anne Trueblood Brodzky
Dickens' Fur Coat and Charlotte's Unanswered Letters: Rows and Romances of England's Great Victorian Novelists, Daniel Pool
Dickens, Peter Ackroyd (out of print)
Canada on Stage: 1982-1986 (out of print)
Hutchinson Shakespeare Dictionary, ed. Sandra Clark
Sayings of the Century, Nigel Rees
Canadian Words and Sayings, Bill Casselman
The Canadians: Biographies of a Nation Volume II, Patrick Watson
The Long Distance Feeling: A History of the Telecommunications Workers Union, Elaine Bernard
A Doctor's Journey: 45 Years of Challenge, F. Patrick Doyle (local author)
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Out of the Depths: The Experiences of Mi'kmaw Children at the Indian Residential School at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, Isabelle Knockwood (out of print)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Do you know how Satan can use doorways including yoga, role-playing games and meditation to bring demonic destruction into your home?", Prepare for War, Rebecca Brown


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