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Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 3/23/09


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

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The Iraq War - John Keegan

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A History of Europe - J.M. Roberts

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The East India Company: Trade and Conquest from 1600 - Antony Wild (out of print)

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La Bella Figura: A Field Guide to the Italian Mind - Beppe Severgnini

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Fakes and Forgeries: History's Greatest Deceptions - Brian Innes

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Early Christian Writings: The Apostolic Fathers

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The Urban Prairie - Dan Ring, Guy Vanderhaeghe and George Melnyk

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Graphic Design for the 21st Century - Charlotte/Peter Fiell

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The Fireplace Book: Designs for the Heart of the Home - Miranda Innes

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The Cloudspotter's Guide - Gavin Pretor-Pinney

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Yogilates - Jonathan Urla

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The Map that Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology - Simon Winchester

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Mr. Bliss - Tolkien (scarce, $20)

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Ukraine: A Historical Atlas - Paul Robert Magocsi (very scarce, $25)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Troubles, J.G. Farrell
Restoration, Rose Tremain
The Gathering, Anne Enright (2007 Booker winner)
Run, Ann Patchett
Late Nights on Air, Elizabeth Hay
Good to a Fault, Marina Endicott
In the Palace of the Movie King, Hortense Calisher (out of print)
Demian, Herman Hesse
The Journey to the East, Herman Hesse
Narziss and Goldmund, Herman Hesse
Cities of the Red Night, William S. Burroughs
Hot Water Music, Charles Bukowski
New Collected Poems, George Oppen
New Selected Poems, Mark Strand
Is/Was, Jenny Sampirisi
Every Inadequate Name, Nick Thran
Silk Routes of the Body, Judith Krause
Zong!, M. NourbeSe Philip
The Blue Hour of the Day, Lorna Crozier
Before the First Word: The Poetry of Lorna Crozier, ed. Catherine Hunter
Speaking of Power: The Poetry of Di Brandt, ed. Tanis MacDonald
Accidental Animals, Michael Trussler
I Cut My Finger, Stuart Ross
Faceless, Genni Gunn
Quotidian Fever: New and Selected Poems, Endre Farkas
100 Selected Poems, e.e. cummings
Transit Authority, Tony Sanders
Blinking with Fists, Bill Corgan (poetry)
Prayers from the Ark/The Creatures' Choir, Carmen Bernos De Gasztold (France, trans. by Rumer Godden, out of print)
La vigne amčre, Simone Chaput
Play, Samuel Beckett
Serious Money, Caryl Churchill
Curse of the Pogo Stick: A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery, Colin Cotterill
Houdini's Shadow, Leo Brent Robillard
Time on My Hands: A Novel with Photographs, Peter Delacorte
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: 18, Datlow/Link/Grant
three new Skylark books, E.E. "Doc" Smith
Eragon, Christopher Paolini (hardcover)
Shadrach, Meindert DeJong
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five new Private novels, Kate Brian

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Non-Fiction

Walking on Water, Madeleine L'Engle
Best Sermons Ever, ed. Christopher Howse
The Crucified God, Jürgen Moltmann (out of print)
The Practice of Faith, Karl Rahner
The Fragile Absolute or Why is the Christian Legacy Worth Fighting For?, Slavoj Žižek
The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity, Philip Jenkins
Encyclopedia of Heaven, Miriam Van Scott
Living Zen, Loving God, Ruben Habito
Healing Myths Healing Magic, Donald Epstein
Therapeutic Touch Inner Workbook, Dolores Krieger
Putting on the Brakes: Young People's Guide to ADHD, Patricia Quinn/Judith Stern (out of print)
Your Body's Many Cries for Water, F. Batmanghelidj
Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet, India Knight/Neris Thomas
Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet Cookbook, Rawlinson/Knight/Thomas
Cool Time and the Two-Pound Bucket: Time Management for the 24-Hour Person, Steve Prentice
The Wages of Wins: Taking Measure of the Many Myths in Modern Sport, Berri/Schmidt/Brook
101 Longeing and Long Lining Exercises: English and Western, Cherry Hill
Proven Tips for Lazy Gardeners, Linda Tilgner
The Mix and Match Color Guide to Annuals and Perennials, Strong/Toogood
The Gardener's Color Guide, Jane Good
Let's Elope: The Definitive Guide, Scott Shaw/Lynn Beahan
Teany Book: Stories, Food, Romance, Cartoons, and, of course, Tea, Moby and Kelly Tisdale
Milk It!: Collected Musings on the Alternative Music Explosion of the 90s, Jim DeRogatis
Jesus is Not a Republican: The Religious Right's War on America, ed. Willis/Hardcastle
Spreading Misandry: The Teaching of Contempt for Men in Popular Culture, Paul Nathanson/Katherine Young
Blink, Malcolm Gladwell
Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge, Edward O. Wilson
On the Genealogy of Morals, Friedrich Nietzsche
The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag, Kang Chol-Hwan
Castro: Profiles in Power, Sebastian Balfour
Homelessness: The Making and Unmaking of a Crisis, Jack Layton
Something's Wrong Somewhere: Globalization, Community and the Moral Economy of the Farm Crisis, Christopher Lind
Radical Simplicity: Small Footprints on a Finite Earth, Jim Merkel
Golden Thread: 2500 Years of Solar Architecture and Technology, Ken Butti/John Perlin
The Orgone Accumulator Handbook: Construction Plans, Experimental Use, and Protection Against Toxic Energy, James DeMeo
Mathematics for the Millions, Lancelot Hogben
DNA Fingerprinting: An Introduction, Lorne Kirby ($15 at Aqua, $80 at Chapters)
Master Atlas of Greater London (1982)
Air Warfare: The Fourth Generation, Christy Campbell
No End Save Victory: Perspectives on WWII, ed. Robert Cowley (out of print)
Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson/David Oliver Relin
The Zookeeper's Wife, Diane Ackerman
Wilderness of Fortune: The Story of Western Canada, James Smith
Wilderness Man: The Strange Story of Grey Owl, Lovat Dickson (out of print)
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir, Bill Bryson
Letters from Africa, Isak Dinesen
If You Want to Write: A Book About Art, Independence and Spirit, Brenda Ueland
Port Out, Starboard Home and other Language Myths, Michael Quinion
A Vision of the New World, Northrop Frye
Dylan, Druid of the Broken Body: An Assessment of Dylan Thomas as a Religious Poet, Aneirin Talfan Davies
30 books on the work of T.S. Eliot
Literary Theory and Criticism: An Oxford Guide, Patricia Waugh
Meaning-Text Theory: Linguistics, Lexicography, and Implications, ed. James Steele (very scarce)
The Art of Hand Lettering, Helm Wotzkow
An Illustrated Companion to the Decorative Arts, ed. Harold Osborne
Warehouse 17, U of M Faculty of Architecture (October 2008, $20)
Fields, William Kurelek (out of print, $15)
In a Sea of Wind: Images of the Prairies, Yva Momatiuk/John Eastcott (out of print)
The Frontier Years: L.A. Huffman Photographer of the Plains, Brown/Felton
Before Barbed Wire: L.A. Huffman Photographer on Horseback, Brown/Felton
On Assignment: LIFE Photographer, Dmitri Kessel (out of print)
Scene Design and Stage Lighting, Parker/Smith ($20 at Aqua, $120 at Chapters)
Actors on Acting: Performing in Theatre and Film, ed. Joanmarie Kalter
The Actor and His Text, Cicely Berry
Inside Inside, James Lipton
Cinderella and Company: Backstage at the Opera with Cecilia Bartoli, Manuela Hoelterhoff
An Instinct for Success: Arnold Spohr and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Michael Crabb (out of print, signed by Crabb and Spohr, $30)
Our Musical Heritage: A Century of Jewish Musicians and Music in Winnipeg, Sharon Chisvin ($15 at Aqua, $30 at Nerman's)
and
Jewish Radicalism in Winnipeg: 1905-1960, ed. Daniel Stone

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"All children - and especially preschoolers - create discipline problems..."

Discipline Without Shouting or Spanking, Wyckoff/Unell

(in the Fiction section)


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