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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 1/26/09


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

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Culinaria: France

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Santa Cruz Chili and Spice Co. Cookbook - Jean Neubauer

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William Morris: Redesigning the World - John Burdick

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The Pop-Up Book of M.C. Escher

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The Art of Nautical Illustration - Michael Leek (out of print)

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That's the Way I See It - David Hockney (out of print)

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Scarlett's Women: Gone with the Wind and its Female Fans - Helen Taylor

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The Album Cover Album (plus three more titles)

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Theater in America: 250 Years of Plays, Players, and Productions - Mary Henderson (scarce)

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Railways of Canada: A Pictorial History - Nick/Helma Mika

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Classic American Streamliners - Mike Schafer/Joe Welsh

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Train Country: An Illustrated History of Canadian National Railways - Donald MacKay/Lorne Perry

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Home Coffee Roasting - Kenneth Davids

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Espresso - Kenneth Davids

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The Joy of Coffee - Corby Kummer

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The Lake: An Illustrated History of Manitobans' Cottage Country - Thomson/Reede/MacDonald

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Photographs and Notebooks - Bruce Chatwin (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Gargoyle, Andrew Davidson
The Moonlit Cage, Linda Holeman
Harriet's Daughter, Marlene Nourbese Philip
A Boy of Good Breeding, Miriam Toews
Sweeter Than All the World, Rudy Wiebe
No Great Mischief, Alistair MacLeod
The Communist's Daughter, Dennis Bock
The White Bone, Barbara Gowdy
Lullabies for Little Criminals, Heather O'Neill
The Cure for Death by Lightning, Gail Anderson-Dargatz
Marine Life, Linda Svendsen
Written on the Body, Jeanette Winterson
The Black Prince, Iris Murdoch
Gilead, Marilynne Robinson
Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson
Salem Falls, Jodi Picoult
Plain Truth, Jodi Picoult
Icebergs, Rebecca Johns (out of print)
At Home in Mitford, Jan Karon
Peony in Love, Lisa See
Children of the Alley, Naguib Mahfouz (Egypt, trans.)
The White Castle, Orhan Pamuk (Turkey, trans.)
The Nine Tailors, Dorothy Sayers
Cemetery of the Nameless, Rick Blechta (out of print)
The Clerkenwell Tales, Peter Ackroyd
The Golden Bowl, Henry James
Time's Arrow, Martin Amis (out of print)
Stories, Katherine Mansfield
Castle Rackrent and Ennui, Maria Edgeworth
Canadian Crusoes: A Tale of the Rice Lake Plains, Catharine Parr Traill
Riverrun, Peter Such (out of print)
Second Wind, Barbara Slater (poetry, very scarce)
The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel, Nikos Kazantzakis (Greece, trans.)
Swimming to Cambodia, Spalding Gray
Pushover: The Story of Samson, Ken Easton/Jack Sharkey (music and lyrics)
Pushover: The Story of Samson, Ken Easton/Jack Sharkey (libretto)
You Can't Take It With You, Kaufman and Hart (libretto)
Underground to Canada, Barbara Smucker
The Puffin Book of Nursery Rhymes, Iona/Peter Opie
The Oxford Book of Children's Verse, Iona/Peter Opie
Folk and Fairy Tales, ed. Hallett/Karasek
Forbidden Journeys: Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian Women Writers (out of print)
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Freedom's Choice, Anne McCaffrey

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Non-Fiction

Now and Then, Frederick Buechner
The Path of Waiting, Henri Nouwen
The Way of the Heart, Henri Nouwen
Run to the Mountain: Journals 1939-1941, Thomas Merton
A Search for Solitude: Journals 1952-1960, Thomas Merton
The Sign of Jonas, Thomas Merton
Seeds of Destruction, Thomas Merton
Disputed Questions, Thomas Merton (out of print)
A Community of Character, Stanley Hauerwas
The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics, Stanley Hauerwas
The Christian Theology Reader, ed. Alister McGrath
An Introduction to Christianity, ed. Alister McGrath
The Leadership Secrets of Billy Graham, Harold Myra
The Politics of Jesus, John Howard Yoder
Paul the Apostle, J. Christiaan Beker
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon to the Old Testament
Everyman's Talmud: The Major Teachings of the Rabbinic Sages, Abraham Cohen
If God Is Love: Rediscovering Grace in an Ungracious World, Philip Gulley/James Mulholland
Everyday Grace, Marianne Williamson
Cosmic Consciousness, Richard Maurice Bucke
Jung: His Life and Work, Barbara Hannah
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, Michel Foucault
Secrets, Lies and Democracy, Noam Chomsky
What Uncle Sam Really Wants, Noam Chomsky
The Madwoman's Underclothes: Essays and Occasional Writings 1968-1985, Germaine Greer
Bad Date: The Lost Girls of Vancouver's Low Track, Trevor Greene (out of print)
Half-Breed, Maria Campbell (U of W Writer-in-Residence)
Kaffir Boy: Coming of Age in South Africa, Mark Mathabane
The Film Club: A True Story of a Father and Son, David Gilmour
Blindsided: Lifting a Life Above Illness: A Reluctant Memoir, Richard Cohen
Gift from the Sea, Anne Morrow Lindbergh (hardcover)
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard (hardcover)
Criticism in Society: Interviews with Derrida, Frye, Bloom, Said and more, Imre Salusinszky
Essays and Introductions, W.B. Yeats
Lines of Authority: Politics and English Literary Culture, 1649-1689, Steven Zwicker
Words Apart: The Language of Prejudice, Jonathon Green (out of print)
The Penguin Dictionary of Historical Slang
The Gutenberg Revolution: The Story of a Genius and an Invention that Changed the World, John Man
Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and other Indestructible Writers of the Western World, David Denby
How Soccer Explains the World, Franklin Foer
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time, Greg Mortenson/David Relin
No Touch Monkey! and Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late, Ayun Halliday
Auschwitz and the Allies, Martin Gilbert
The Big Show: Some Experiences of a French Fighter Pilot in the R.A.F., Pierre Closterman (scarce)
The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe 1944-1945, Paul Fussell
The Grey Seas Under, Farley Mowat
The New-Founde-Land: A Personal Voyage of Discovery, Farley Mowat (out of print)
Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto, Vine Deloria (hardcover)
You Can't Get There from Here: The Mystique of North American Plains Indians Culture and Philosophy, John Friesen (scarce)
Nostradamus: The Complete Prophecies, John Hogue (hardcover)
The Chess Player's Bedside Book, Bott/Morrison
Tim Gardner: New Works, Christopher Riopelle (signed by Gardner)
The Art of J.M.W. Turner, David Blayney Brown
Toulouse-Lautrec and the Paris of the Cabarets
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Personal Mythologies, Ivan Eyre (signed, $30 at Aqua, $75 at Burton Lysecki)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"When addressing a group of young people, the speaker who limits his talk to a few minutes and at the same time puts some spice in it, makes himself popular with his audience."

The New Speech-O-Gram Technique for Persuasive Public Speaking, Van Dusen/Van Smith


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