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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 6/18/07

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

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Joey Green's Amazing Kitchen Cures

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A Cook's Tour of Italy - Joe Famularo

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Blue Ribbon Cook Book 18th ed.

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Casablanca: Script and Legend - Howard Koch

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: The Shooting Script - Charlie Kaufman

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The Matrix: The Shooting Script - Larry/Andy Wachowski

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Speaking of Empire and Resistance - Tariq Ali/David Barsamian

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In the New Country - David Foster

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Pigs: A Troughful of Treasures - Sarah Bowman/Lucinda Vardey (out of print)

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High Druid of Shannara: Straken - Terry Brooks ($15, 5 CDs)

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Grave Secrets - Kathy Reichs ($10, unabridged, 6 cassettes, 10 hours)

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Star Wars: Outbound Flight - Timothy Zahn ($15, 5 CDs)

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America (The Audiobook) - Jon Stewart ($14, 3 CDs)

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Star Wars Dark Nest 1: The Joiner King - Troy Denning ($15, 4 CDs)

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini
The In-Between World of Vikram Lall, M.G. Vassanji (2003 Giller Winner)
A Complicated Kindness, Miriam Toews
The Memory Keeper's Daughter, Kim Edwards
Waxwings, Jonathan Raban
The Spirit Cabinet, Paul Quarrington
Rouse Up O Young Men of the New Age, Kenzaburo Oe
The Second Life of Samuel Tyne, Esi Edugyan
The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd
Blur, Michelle Berry
Independence Day, Richard Ford
We So Seldom Look On Love, Barbara Gowdy
The Death of the Heart, Elizabeth Bowen
The Human Stain, Philip Roth
Charlotte: The Final Journey of Jane Eyre, D.M. Thomas
Lafcadio's Adventures, André Gide
Siddhartha, Herman Hesse
The Blood of the Lamb, Peter De Vries
The Clowns of God, Morris West
Prochain Episode, Hubert Aquin (English, hardcover)
The Antiphonary, Hubert Aquin
Directions for an Opened Body, Kenneth J. Harvey
All Hallows' Eve, Charles Williams
The Ball and the Cross, G.K. Chesterton
The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond, G.K. Chesterton
Moby Dick, Herman Melville (hardcover)
The Complete Works, Oscar Wilde
The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, Evelyn Waugh
When Harry Met Sally..., Nora Ephron (screenplay)
Chinatown/The Last Detail, Robert Towne (screenplays)
Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino (screenplay)
Thelma and Louise/Something to Talk About, Callie Khouri (screenplays)
Erin Brockovich, Susannah Grant (screenplay)
The Genius of the Scandinavian Theatre (seven plays)
The Cat Who Sniffed Glue, Lilian Jackson Braun
The Stone Within: A Chung Kuo novel, David Wingrove (out of print)
All Tomorrow's Parties, William Gibson
Ilium, Dan Simmons
Gate of Darkness, Circle of Light, Tanya Huff (out of print)
Destination: Universe!, A.E. van Vogt (local author)
The Road to Oz, L. Frank Baum (1909 facsimile edition, hardcover)
Spring Break at Pokeweed Public School, John Bianchi (out of print)
Caldicott Place, Noel Streatfield (out of print)
Flambards, K.M. Peyton
The Edge of the Cloud, K.M. Peyton
Little Bear, Else Holmelund Minarik/Maurice Sendak
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Ebeneezer Sneezer, Fred Penner ($10, very rare, signed)

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Non-Fiction

The Lion of Judah in Never-Never Land: God Man and Nature in C.S. Lewis's Narnia Tales - Kathryn Lindskoog (debunker of Walter Hooper)
The Jesus I Never Knew, Philip Yancey
The Mass, Josef A. Jungmann, SJ
Sunlit Byways, Patience Strong
Can God Be Trusted?, John G. Stackhouse, jr (local author)
A Quaker Book of Wisdom, Robert Lawrence Smith
The Unheard Cry for Meaning, Viktor Frankl
The Unaborted Socrates, Peter Kreeft
Reframing: Neuro-Linguistic Programming and the Transformation of Meaning, Richard Bandler/John Grinder (out of print)
Power/Knowledge, Michel Foucault
Existentialism and Human Emotions, Jean-Paul Sartre
The Future of Capitalism, Lester C. Thurow
Alternative Budgets: Budgeting as if People Mattered, John Loxley (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Manitoba)
The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea, John Micklethwait/Adrian Wooldridge
The Road Ahead, Bill Gates
Education for Human Development: Understanding Montessori, Mario Montessori, jr
And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, Randy Shilts
The Eden Express, Mark Vonnegut
A Company of Readers: Uncollected Writings of W.H. Auden, Jacques Barzun, and Lionel Trilling
Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser
Candy Freak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America, Steve Almond
Dear Sad Goat: A Roundup of Truly Canadian Tales and Letters, Bill Richardson
Me Funny, Drew Hayden Taylor (signed)
The Truman Show: The Shooting Script, Andrew Niccol
Sinéad: Her Life and Music, Jimmy Guterma
Sarah McLachlan: Building a Mystery, Judith Fitzgerald
Reba: My Story, Reba McIntyre
The Arts and Crafts of Ancient Egypt, Flinders Petrie
Hypnotism: A History, Derek Forrest
Natural Cures 'They' Don't Want You to Know About, Kevin Trudeau
Techniques in Home Winemaking, Daniel Pambianchi
Gas Turbines and Jet Propulsion for Aircraft, G. Geoffrey Smith, MBE
A New Geometry, A.W. Siddons/K.S. Snell ($10, extremely rare)
Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down, J.E. Gordon
The Devil is Clever: A Memoir of My Romanian Mother, Kenneth Radu
Night-Duty Social Worker, E.H. Duncan (1979, pen-name of Winnipeg Children's Aid Society worker)
and
The Life of Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Isabel Skelton ($20, very rare bio of the only assassinated MP in Canadian history, selling for $100 online)

plus hundreds more every week....

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