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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 6/8/09


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

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Shakespeare - Martin Fido

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Lost Broadway Theatres - Nicholas Van Hoogstraten (out of print)

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Shakespeare A-Z: The Essential Reference - Charles Boyce

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Dark Knights and Holy Fools: The Art and Films of Terry Gilliam - Bob McCabe (out of print)

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Great Beer Guide - Michael Jackson

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Men's Wardrobe - Gross/Stone

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Grossology: The Science of Really Gross Things - Sylvia Branzei

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The Usborne Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece

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Grossology and You: Really Gross Things About Your Body - Sylvia Branzei

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The Group of Seven: Art for a Nation - Charles Hill ($95 at Burton Lysecki, $30 at Aqua)

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Wild Colours: Canada's Rocky Mountain Wildflowers - Paul Gilbert/Kathryn Graham

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Garden Decoration from Junk - Leeann Mackenzie

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Rossbrook House 25th Anniversary (scarce)

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The Beothuk of Newfoundland: A Vanished People - Ingeborg Marshall

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Cartoon Charlie: The Life and Art of Animation Pioneer Charles Thorson - Gene Walz

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Italians in Winnipeg: An Illustrated History - Stan Carbone (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Courtesan, Dora Levy Mossanen
Wonder When You'll Miss Me, Amanda Davis
Innercity Girl Like Me, Sabrina Bernardo
I and I, George Elliott Clarke (verse novel)
This Brighter Prison: A Book of Journeys, Karen Connelly (poetry)
The New Canon: An Anthology of Canadian Poetry, ed. Carmine Starnino
Autodidactic, Don Kerr (poetry)
Anthem, Helen Humphreys (poetry)
Adult Language Warning, William Robertson (poetry)
Selected Poems, Hilda Doolittle
Time Pieces: Poetry 1944-1996, Rella Lossy (out of print)
Ins and Outs of the Forest Rivers, Nathaniel Tarn (poetry)
Jaguar Rain: The Margaret Mee Poems, Jan Conn
The Trapper and the Fur-Faced Spirits, Jim Tallosi (poetry)
Voices in the Waterfall, Beth Cuthand (poetry)
Selected Poems, Mussa Jalil (scarce)
El ponche de los deseos, Michael Ende
Death and the King's Horseman, Wole Soyinka (play by 1986 Nobel winner)
Exile, Archie Crail (play)
Footprints on the Moon, Maureen Hunter (play)
Beautiful Lake Winnipeg, Maureen Hunter (play)
Anything That Moves: The Complete Book and Lyrics, Ann-Marie MacDonald/Allen Cole
The Full Monty: The Complete Book and Lyrics, McNally/Yazbek
Great Musicals of the American Theatre: Vol 2, ed. Stanley Richards
Great Rock Musicals, ed. Stanley Richards
Our Bit of Truth: An Anthology of Canadian Native Literature, ed. Agnes Grant (out of print)
Sajo and the Beaver People, Grey Owl
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, Kurt Vonnegut, jr
Cat's Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut, jr
The Children of Men, P.D. James
Devices and Desires, P.D. James
Before the Frost, Henning Mankell
Red Ice for a Shroud, R.J. Harlick
Shoulder the Sky, Anne Perry
Eleven, Patricia Highsmith
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A Live Coal in the Sea, Madeleine L'Engle

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Non-Fiction

The Epistles of St. Clement of Rome and St. Ignatius of Antioch
The Didache
Early Christian Rhetoric: The Language of the Gospel, Amos Wilder
Beyond Tragedy, Reinhold Niebuhr
Moral Man and Immoral Society, Reinhold Niebuhr
Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith, Anne Lamott
Out of Solitude, Henri Nouwen
Sadhana: A Way to God, Anthony de Mello
Philosophical Fragments, Kierkegaard
Soren Kierkegaard: A Biography, Joakim Garff
Holy Days: The World of a Hasidic Family, Lis Harris
The Well and the Cathedral, Ira Progoff
Wherever You Go, There You Are, Jon Kabat-Zinn
Why Is God Laughing?, Deepak Chopra
Codependent No More, Melody Beattie
Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery, Don Richard Riso
The Essential Enneagram, David Daniels/Virginia Price
Living Well with Depression and Bipolar Disorder, John McManamy
Will Yoga and Meditation Really Change My Life?, ed. Stephen Cope
Anatomy of Hatha Yoga, David Coulter ($56 at Chapters, $25 at Aqua)
Real Men Do Yoga, John Capouya
What Your Doctor Hasn't Told You and the Health Store Clerk Doesn't Know: The Truth About Alternative Treatments and What Works, Edward Schneider
The Anti-Ageing Diet, Sally Beare
Body Reflexology: Healing at Your Fingertips, Mildred Carter
Herbs: The Magic Healers, Paul Twitchell
The Step-by-Step Chinese Cookbook, Georges Spunt
Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously, Julie Powell
Marley and Me, John Grogan
Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush's America, Molly Ivins/Lou Dubose
In the Shadow of a Saint, Ken Wiwa (son of executed Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa)
Spoken in Darkness: Small-town Murder and a Friendship Beyond Death, Ann Imbrie
Empty Cradles, Margaret Humphreys
Nine Minutes, Twenty Seconds: A True Story of Tragedy and Triumph, Gary Pomerantz
Himalaya, Michael Palin
High Tide: The Truth about Our Climate Crisis, Mark Lynas
Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape, Barry Lopez
The Red Hourglass: Lives of the Predators, Gordon Grice
The Nature of Birds, Adrian Forsyth
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Eastern Region
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region
Frontiers: Essays and Writings on Racism and Culture, M. Nourbese Philip
What Lips My Lips Have Kissed: The Loves and Love Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay, Daniel Mark Epstein
A Reader's Guide to Wallace Stevens, Eleanor Cook (March 2009)
The Story of Poetry: English Poets and Poetry from Caedmon to Caxton, Michael Schmidt
Come Back to Me My Language: Poetry and the West Indies, Edward Chamberlin
Classic Podium Humor, James Humes
500 Years of New Words, Bill Sherk
Why Do We Say It?: The Stories Behind the Words, Expressions and Cliches We Use
The Miracle of Language, Richard Lederer
The Baker Street File: A Guide to Sherlock Holmes, ed. Michael Cox
Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland, Gerald Clarke
Nice Work If You Can Get It: My Life in Rhythm and Rhyme, Michael Feinstein
Music from Within: A Biography of the Composer S.C. Eckhardt-Gramatté, Ferdinand Eckhardt
Wagner on Music and Drama, ed. Albert Goldman
Wagner's Ring and Its Symbols, Robert Donington
Working the Halls: 100 Years of British Music Hall, Peter Honri
American Musical Theatre: A Chronicle, Gerald Bordman
Children's Theatre: Play Productions for the Child Audience, Davis/Watkins
The Painted Voyage: Art, Travel and Exploration 1564-1875, Michael Jacobs
Carnival Glass in Color, Marion Hartung
A Survey of Ukrainian History, Doroshenko/Gerus (Winnipeg, 1984, $35 at Burton Lysecki, $15 at Aqua)
From Russia with Music: A Study of the Mennonite Choral Singing Tradition in Canada, Wesley Berg (scarce)
River Road: Essays on Manitoba and Prairie History, Gerald Friesen
Adventures in the Rocky Mountains, Isabella Bird
A Flannel Shirt and Liberty: British Emigrant Gentlewomen in the Canadian West 1880-1914, ed. Susan Jackel
No Place for a Lady: The Story of Canadian Women Pilots 1928-1992, Shirley Render ($30 at Greenfield's, $15 at Aqua)
Women of Red River: Recollections of Women Surviving from the Red River Era, W.J. Healy
Mystery of Sacajawea: Indian Girl with Lewis and Clark, Harold Howard
Devil in Deerskins: My Life with Grey Owl, Anahareo (out of print)
Crowfoot: Chief of the Blackfeet, Hugh Dempsey
Chief Peguis (pamphlet, 1984)
and
Thomas George Prince, Bruce Sealey/Peter Van De Vyvere (52 pp bio of Sgt. Tommy Prince, scarce)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"The word thetan, deriving from the Greek Theta meaning soul or spirit, is what Scientologists believe to be the life force that runs the body."

The Truth About Scientology, Meldal-Johnsen/Lusey


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