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I took in Idea Exchange a week ago with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. It was my first Aqua Books event ever, and it was a blast. The room is beautiful, the mood inviting, the ideas rich. Thanks. - Kurt

FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 6/25/07

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

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Blue Angel - Francine Prose

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The Country Life - Rachel Cusk (out of print)

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The Corrections - Jonathan Franzen

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Falco on the Loose - Lindsey Davis (omnibus, two of these novels are out of print)

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Trap Lines - Geoffrey Ursell (poetry, out of print)

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Slant - Andy Quan (poetry)

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Maggie Cassidy - Jack Kerouac ($10, first UK edition)

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The West Chamber: A Medieval Drama - trans. Henry Hart

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The Arts of Japan: An Illustrated History - Hugo Munsterberg

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Gemma - Meg Tilly (October 2006)

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Obliviously On He Sails: The Bush Administration in Rhyme - Calvin Trillin

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Emily and the Captain: A Woody Point Story - Noelle Hall

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Lost Garden, Helen Humphreys
Dropped Threads, ed. Carol Shields/Marjorie Anderson
Moon Lake, Wayne Tefs
4X4, Wayne Tefs
Agassiz Stories, Sandra Birdsell
Out of Somewhere, Nicole Petroski (local author, out of print, signed)
Looking for Henry, Clive Doucet (poetry, signed)
Fake Paul, Kimmy Beach (poetry)
Pope Joan, Donna Woolfolk Cross
Scandalmonger, William Safire
Lucrezia Borgia, John Faunce
Five Minutes to Heaven, Lisa Alther (out of print)
Girl in Hyacinth Blue, Susan Vreeland
The Sweet Hereafter, Russell Banks
The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison
Fever, Sharon Butala
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard
Postcards, E. Annie Proulx
Amsterdam, Ian McEwan
The Lost Salt Gift of Blood, Alistair MacLeod
The Whirlpool, Jane Urquhart
A Man in a Distant Field, Theresa Kishkan
Light in August, William Faulkner
Sea and Sardinia, D.H. Lawrence
The Long Day Wanes: A Malayan Trilogy, Anthony Burgess
One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Mrquez
The Monkey Grammarian, Octavio Paz
The Sweetest Dream, Doris Lessing
The Rachel Papers, Martin Amis
Stanley and the Women, Kingsley Amis (out of print)
The Fact of a Doorframe: Poems Selected and New 1950-1984, Adrienne Rich
a selection of poems, e.e. cummings
Women, Charles Bukowski
The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead, William S. Burroughs
Interzone, William S. Burroughs
Fake Liar Cheat, Tod Goldberg
The Foreigner, Meg Castaldo
Pride and Predator: A Ben Reese Mystery, Sally S. Wright (signed)
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Alexander McCall Smith
Roseanna, Maj Sjwall/Per Wahl
The Winter Queen: An Erast Fandorin Mystery, Boris Akunin
Paris Requiem, Lisa Appignanesi
Crown Fire, David Annandale (local author)
The Hot Kid, Elmore Leonard
No Good Deeds, Laura Lippman (2007)
The Bachman Books, Stephen King
Neuromancer, Wiliam Gibson
Now Wait for Last Year, Philip K. Dick
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Martian Time Slip, Philip K. Dick

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Non-Fiction

The Way of the Heart, Henri Nouwen
Denial of the Soul: Spiritual and Medical Perspectives on Euthanasia and Mortality, M. Scott Peck
six volumes in the Interpretation Bible Commentary series
Signs and Symbols in Christian Art, George Ferguson
Occidental Mythology : The Masks of God, Joseph Campbell
Beyond Dogma: Dialogues and Discourses, His Holiness the Dalai Lama
The Cry of the Huna: The Ancestral Voices of Hawaii, Moke Kupihea
The Sacred Power of Huna: Spirituality and Shamanism in Hawai'i, Rima Morrell
The Bone Lady: Life as a Forensic Anthropologist, Mary Manhein
The Ancestor's Tale, Richard Dawkins
A Brief History of Science: As Seen Through the Development of Scientific Instruments, Thomas Crump (out of print)
Architecture in a Crowded World, Lionel Brett
Deep Ecology, Living as if Nature Mattered, Bill Devall/George Sessions (out of print)
The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Success by Achieving More with Less, Richard Koch
The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou
Ak: The Years of Childhood, Wole Soyinka
Fragile Branches: Journey Through the Jewish Diaspora, James R. Ross
Working, Studs Terkel
LIFE in Camelot: The Kennedy Years, ed. Philip Kunhardt
Carl Sandburg's Abraham Lincoln trilogy
Roads: Driving America's Great Highways, Larry McMurtry
The Best of Will Rogers
How to play the 5-String Banjo, Pete Seeger (1962 ed.)
Courtney Love: The Real Story, Poppy Z. Brite
Introduction to the American Underground Film, Sheldon Renan (1967)
The Educated Imagination, Northrop Frye
Nabokov: His Life in Art, Andrew Field
Doris Lessing: A Biography, Carole Klein
Famous Bridge Disasters, David Bird (the game of Bridge, not collapsing infrastructure)
In the Wake of Jomon: Stone Age Mariners and a Voyage Across the Pacific, Jon Turk
Where the River Runs: Stories of the Saskatchewan and the People Drawn to Its Shores, Victor Carl Friesen
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed, John Vaillant
Cold Comfort: My Love Affair with the Arctic, Graham W. Rowley
The Dispossessed: Life and Death in Native Canada, Geoffrey York
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The View From Below Cashel Hill, Jasper McKee (local author)

plus hundreds more every week....

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