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& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 4/13/09


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

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The Gargoyle - Andrew Davidson (new copies)

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Mama Dada - Jan Horner (new copies)

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The Prairie Bridesmaid - Daria Salamon (new copies)

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HeadSpace: Five Decades of Bruce Head - Patricia Bovey/Amy Karlinsky (former Aqua Books Writer-in-Residence, new copies)

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Pauline Boutal: Destin d'artiste - Louise Duguay (new copies)

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Behind the Headlines: A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada - Cecil Rosner (new copies)

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Napoleon III and His Carnival Empire - John Bierman (out of print)

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The Age of Napoleon - Alistair Horne

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A History of Venice - John Julius Norwich

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The Secret History - Procopius (Folio Society edition)

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Japan: Global Designs for New Look Interiors - Marion Elliot

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Dictionary of Christian Lore and Legend - J.C.J. Metford

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Lost - Gregory Maguire

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Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog - John Grogan

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The Official Fahrenheit 9/11 Reader - Michael Moore

Also new this week

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Fiction

Confession, Lee Gowan (January 2009)
Reading by Lightning, Joan Thomas (Commonwealth Award winner, new copies)
Somewhere Else, Jan Guenther Braun (new copies)
Widows of Hamilton House, Christina Penner (new copies)
Gertrude Unmanageable, Deborah Schnitzer (new copies)
Bush Camp, Marvin Francis (new copies)
Foreign Graces/Bendiciones Ajenas, Laurie Block (poetry)
A Broken Bowl, Patrick Friesen (poetry)
The Exile's Papers, Wayne Clifford (poetry)
Why Are You So Sad? Selected Poems of David McFadden
Hands Reaching in Water, Gary Hyland (poetry)
Duet for Wings and Earth, Barbara Colebrook Peace (poetry)
Wearing My People Like a Shawl, Dorothy Field (poetry)
Little Hunger, Philip Kevin Paul (poetry)
Aperture, Blaine Marchand (poetry)
Gabriel's Beach, Neal McLeod (poetry)
Dead Cars in Managua, Stuart Ross (poetry)
Ths Is Erth Thees Ar Peopul, Bill Bissett (poetry)
The Audio Xperience, Motion (slam poet on CD)
Spiritual Demons, Stephen Roxborough (slam poet on CD)
Sea Peach, Catherine Kidd/Jack Beetz (book/CD)
The Look-Out Tower, Geoffrey Ursell (poetry)
A Place of Pretty Flowers, Jerrod Edson
Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, Laila Lalami
The Book Borrower, Alice Mattison
Talking in the Dark, Laura Glen Louis
The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde, Peter Ackroyd
The Stories of John Cheever
Lords of the North, Bernard Cornwell
The Last Kingdom, Bernard Cornwell
Sword Song, Bernard Cornwell
The Pale Horseman, Bernard Cornwell
The Archer's Tale, Bernard Cornwell
Knights of the Black and White, Jack Whyte
Halting State, Charles Stross
Mr. Pye, Mervyn Peake
Little Brother, Cory Doctorow
California Suite, Neil Simon (play)
They're Playing Our Song, Neil Simon (play)
The Water Engine/Mr. Happiness, David Mamet (plays)
American Buffalo, David Mamet (play)
A Texas Trilogy, Preston Jones (plays)
Short Eyes, Miguel Piñero (play)
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La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini (complete Italian libretto)

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Non-Fiction

They Asked for a Paper, C.S. Lewis (scarce)
Seeking God: The Way of St. Benedict, Esther de Waal
Living with Contradiction: An Introduction to Benedictine Spirituality, Esther de Waal
The Quotidian Mysteries, Kathleen Norris
The Wounded Healer, Henri Nouwen
Spirituality of the Beatitudes, Michael Crosby
Strength to Love, Martin Luther King, jr.
Small is Beautiful, E.F. Schumacher
Chronicles of Tao: The Secret Life of a Taoist Master, Deng Ming-Dao
Living Yoga: Creating a Life Practice, Christy Turlington
Resiliency and Capacity Building in Inner-City Learning Communities, ed. Dawn Sutherland/Laura Sokal
The Power of Mindful Learning, Ellen Langer
A Place of Their Own: Creating the Deaf Community in America, Van Cleve/Crouch
Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf, Oliver Sacks
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Oliver Sacks
Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs, Phil Freeman
Alan Moore: Portrait of an Extraordinary Gentleman (scarce)
Hip: The History, John Leland
Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris
Personal History, Roo Borson
Pretty Girl in Crimson Rose (8): A Memoir of Love, Exile and Crosswords, Sandy Balfour
The Worst Journey in the World, Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Mexican and Central American Mythology, Irene Nicholson
Occidentosis: A Plague from the West, Jalal Al-e Ahmad
The Crime of Galileo, Giorgio de Santillana
The Lynne Truss Treasury
Breakthrough Rapid Reading, Peter Kump
Encyclopedia Sherlockiana, Matthew Bunson
Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano, John Tytell
Christopher Isherwood: A Critical Biography, Brian Finney
Theodore Waddell: Into the Horizon, Paintings and Sculpture, 1960-2000 (out of print)
Dialogue with Photography, Paul Hill/Thomas Cooper
Sail Away: 155 American Folk Songs to Sing, Read and Play, ed. Eleanor Locke ($20, very scarce)
The Folk Remedy Encyclopedia
Tea: The Essence of the Leaf, Slavin/Petzke
Taking Tea: The Essential Guide, Andrea Israel
The Pleasures of Afternoon Tea, Angela Hynes
Breakfast and Brunch Book, Norman Kolpas
Stylish Settings: Table Settings for Every Occasion, Jim Kemp
The Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds, Juliette Cunliffe
The Encyclopedia of Horses and Ponies, Tamsin Pickeral
The Silent Miaow: A Manual for Kittens, Strays, and Homeless Cats, Paul Gallico (out of print)
The Small Garden, John Brookes
The Complete Book of Perennials, Graham Rice
Canada's Vegetation: A World Perspective, Geoffrey Scott
Canadians: A Portrait of a Country and Its People, Roy MacGregor
5BX Plan for Physical Fitness, RCAF
Field Guide to the Native Trees of Manitoba
The Man Who Had to Hang Louis Riel, E.B. Osler
The Boy from Winnipeg, James Gray
and
Winnipeg First Century: An Economic History, Ruben Bellan

plus hundreds more every week....

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