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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 4/27/09


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

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King David: The Real Life of the Man Who Ruled Israel - Jonathan Kirsch

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In Search of Zarathustra - Paul Kriwaczek

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Buddhism: A Concise Introduction - Huston Smith/Philip Novak

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The Story Book of Knowledge (1930)

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The Great Book for Boys (1927)

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Riders of the Sunset Trail - F.C. Robertson

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The Little Carousel - Marcia Brown

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Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections: Man-of-War

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I Love Led Zeppelin - Ellen Forney

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The Seven Years War - Rupert Furneaux (out of print)

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Cross of Iron: The Rise and Fall of the German War Machine 1918-1945 - John Mosier

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The Peninsular War - Roger Parkinson (out of print)

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North American Churches

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The Age of Madness: The History of Involuntary Mental Hospitalization - ed. Thomas Szasz

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The Principles and Practice of Modern House Construction - G. Lister Sutcliffe (1900)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Origami Bridges, Poems of Psychoanalysis and Fire, Diane Ackerman
Swerve, Sherri-D Wilson (slam poetry)
Monster, Robin Morgan (poetry)
Excessive Love Prostheses, Margaret Christakos (poetry)
Little Theatres, Erín Moure (poetry)
Prairie Kaddish, Isa Milman (poetry)
Open Slowly, Dayle Furlong (poetry)
The Book Collector, Tim Bowling (poetry)
Into the Drowned World, Ryan Kamstra (poetry)
Threats of Intimacy, Ela Przybylo (poetry)
A Red Carpet for the Sun, Irving Layton (poetry)
The Shadow of Sirius, W.S. Merwin (poetry)
The Illustrated Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman
Thanatopsis, William Cullen Bryant
A Splinter in the Heart, Al Purdy
Family Matters, Rohinton Mistry
Turn of the Story: Canadian Short Fiction on the Eve of the Millennium, ed. Joan Thomas/Heidi Harms (signed by Carol Shields)
Dropped Threads 3: Beyond the Small Circle, ed. Marjorie Anderson
Swann: A Literary Mystery, Carol Shields
Good Bones, Margaret Atwood
Critical Injuries, Joan Barfoot (signed)
Changing Heaven, Jane Urquhart
A Soldier's Embrace, Nadine Gordimer
The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath
Three-Fisted Tales of "Bob": Short Stories in the SubGenius Mythos, ed. Rev. Ivan Stang (out of print)
Pulp, Charles Bukowski
Hollywood, Charles Bukowski
Eleanor Rigby, Douglas Coupland
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Tom Robbins
Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee (hardcover)
Les Misérables, Victor Hugo (unabridged)
The Nine Tailors, Dorothy Sayers
The Farm Show: A Collective Creation, Theatre Passe Muraille (out of print)
Secrets Found in Gimli, Diane Alexander (signed)
The Indian Summer of Arty Bigjim and Johnny Jack, Joan Danielson Fossey (local author, out of print)
Doctor Dolittle in the Moon, Hugh Lofting (hardcover)
Doctor Dolittle's Return, Hugh Lofting (hardcover)
Doctor Dolittle's Caravan, Hugh Lofting (hardcover)
Doctor Dolittle's Garden, Hugh Lofting (hardcover)
Doctor Dolittle's Zoo, Hugh Lofting (hardcover)
Batman: The Ultimate Evil, Andrew Vachss
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Born Bad, Andrew Vachss

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Non-Fiction

The Message, Eugene Peterson
A Severe Mercy, Lewis/Vanauken
Renewing the Center, Stanley Grenz
Who is Jesus?, John Dominic Crossan
The Humanity of God, Karl Barth
Fragments Grave and Gay, Karl Barth (out of print)
A Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture (scarce, $20)
Objections to Roman Catholicism, de la Bedoyere et al
Islam: A Short History, Karen Armstrong
Maimonides, David Yellin/Israel Abrahams
The Fall of Jerusalem, Josephus
Myths to Live By, Joseph Campbell
The Problems of Philosophy, Bertrand Russell
A History of Western Philosophy, Bertrand Russell
Philosophies of Art and Beauty: Selected Readings in Aesthetics from Plato to Heidegger, ed. Hofstadter/Kuhns
The Living Thoughts of Machiavelli, Count Carlo Sforza
The Renaissance Idea of Wisdom, Eugene Rice ($17, scarce)
Epistemology: Key Concepts in Philosophy, Christopher Norris
Wickedness: A Philosophical Essay, Mary Midgley
Everybody Does It: Crime by the Public, Thomas Gabor
Truth and Truthfulness, Bernard Williams
Teaching as a Subversive Activity, Neil Postman
Walden, Henry David Thoreau
Between Friends: The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Mary McCarthy 1949-1975, ed. Carol Brightman
Dorothy L. Sayers: A Literary Biography, Ralph Hone (out of print)
Heart of a Stranger, Margaret Laurence (hardcover)
The Journals of Sylvia Plath
Selected Journals of Jann Arden
The Good Body, Eve Ensler
The Essential Gesture: Writing, Politics and Places, Nadine Gordimer
The Clear Path: A Guide to Writing English Essays, Constance Rooke
On Writing Well, William Zinsser
The Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt, Aidan Dodson (out of print)
The Keys of Egypt: The Obsession to Decipher Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Lesley/Roy Adkins
The Monuments of Egypt: The Napoleonic Edition, ed. Gillispie/Dewachter
The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington, Jennet Conant (September 2008)
The Man Died: Prison Notes, Wole Soyinka (Nobel winner)
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains, Jon Krakauer
The Lost Continent, Bill Bryson
The Stones of Florence, Mary McCarthy
1066 and All That, Sellar/Yeatman
Bloomsbury, Quentin Bell
The Life of Mozart, Stendhal
Joys and Sorrows, Pablo Casals
Glenn Gould: Variations, by Himself and His Friends
Arranged by Nelson Riddle: The Definitive Study of Arranging, Nelson Riddle (out of print)
The Norton Manual of Music Notation, George Heussenstamm
The Encyclopedia of Basic Harmony and Theory Applied to Improvisation, Dick Grove (out of print)
Melody and Harmony in Contemporary Songwriting, Daniel Ricigliano (very scarce, $145 online, $20 at Aqua)
Successful Lyric Writing, Sheila David (out of print)
Rhyme Lines: The Rhyming Encyclopedia
Theatrical Anecdotes, Peter Hay
Hundreds of Thousands: The Journals of an Artist, Emily Carr
Surrealists on Art, Aragon, Gorky, Magritte et al (out of print)
Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
The Statue Within: An Autobiography, François Jacob (out of print)
Holiday Lights, Winnipeg Hydro Home Economists (1994 cookbook)
Our Story to 1970: A History of the Rural Municipality of Strathclair, Manitoba (scarce, $35 at Greenfield, $15 at Aqua)
Winnipeg: An Illustrated History, Alan Artibise ($25 at Burton Lysecki, $15 at Aqua)
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Winnipeg's Early Days, W.J. Healy (1927, $25 at Burton Lysecki, $13 at Aqua)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"In emergency phone sales situations, simply remove the cord from the back of your telephone (as shown above)."

How To Get Rid of a Telemarketer, Mrs. Millard America


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