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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 6/29/09


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

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Sideways - Rex Pickett

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Socrates Café: A Fresh Taste of Philosophy - Christopher Phillips

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The Age of Kali: Indian Travels and Encounters - William Dalrymple

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The Fairly Incomplete and Rather Badly Illustrated Monty Python Song Book (out of print)

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The Devil and Commodity Fetishism in South America - Michael Taussig

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The Guerrilla Girls' Guide to the History of Western Art

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The McMichael Canadian Art Collection (out of print, $30 at Burton Lysecki, $12 at Aqua)

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Royal Persian Manuscripts - Stuart Cary Welch (out of print)

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L.O.V.E. works! Photojournalism by the Leave Out Violence Teens - ed. Brenda Zosky Proulx (out of print)

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Lou Gehrig: A Quiet Hero - Frank Graham

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Our Store: 75 Years of Canadians and Canadian Tire - Hugh McBride (out of print, $25 at Burton Lysecki, $15 at Aqua)

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A Book of Christmas - William Sansom

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Everything I Ate: A Year in the Life of My Mouth - Tucker Shaw (out of print)

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Recipes from America's Small Farms: Fresh Ideas for the Season's Bounty - Joanne Lamb Hayes/Lori Stein

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Spago Chocolate - Mary Bergin/Alan Richardson

Also new this week

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Fiction

Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood (signed, $15)
Old City Hall, Robert Rotenberg (March 2009)
The Sea, the Sea, Iris Murdoch
The Resurrectionists, Michael Collins
After the Quake, Haruki Murakami
Rich Like Us, Nayantara Sahgal (out of print)
Fools and Other Stories, Njabulo Ndebele
In the Castle of My Skin, George Lamming
The Complete Stories, Dorothy Parker
Being There, Jerzy Kosinski
The Soft Machine/Nova Express/The Wild Boys, William S. Burroughs
Nine Stories, J.D. Salinger
Everything is Illuminated, Jonathan Safran Foer
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer
Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem
Story of My Life, Jay McInerney (out of print)
How To Be Good, Nick Hornby
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, Gregory Maguire
The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger
The Red Tent, Anita Diamant
The Story of O, Pauline Réage
Pilgrims, Elizabeth Gilbert
The Geranium Girls, Alison Preston (out of print)
Donut Shop Lovers, Melissa Steele
Missing Child, Sandra Birdsell (out of print)
The Two-Headed Calf, Sandra Birdsell (out of print)
Mother, Not Mother, Di Brandt (poetry)
You Don't Get to Be a Saint, Patrick Friesen (poetry)
Bloody Jack, Dennis Cooley (poetry)
The Pagan Wall, David Arnason
The Demon Lover, David Arnason
Sunflowers Never Sleep, Don Bailey (out of print)
The Housekeeping Journals, Jim Nason
Rock 'n Rail: Ghost Trains and Spitting Slag, Mansel Robinson (poetry/plays, out of print)
His Life: A Poem, George Bowering
O Cidadán, Erin Moure (poetry)
Sweet Dreams, Michael Frayn (out of print)
The Tin Men, Michael Frayn (out of print)
The Golems of Gotham, Thane Rosenbaum
Morality for Beautiful Girls, Alexander McCall Smith
The Eyre Affair, Jasper Fforde
The Godson, Tolstoy
Jacob Deux-Deux at le dinosaure, Mordecai Richler
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The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman

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Non-Fiction

Love and Justice, Reinhold Niebuhr
A History of Christian Thought: Vols. 1-3, Justo Gonzalez
A Concise History of the Catholic Church, Thomas Bokenkotter
The Foucault Reader
Outline of a Theory of Practice, Pierre Bourdieu
Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change, Victor Papanek (out of print)
Blink, Malcolm Gladwell
Culture Jam, Kalle Lasn
The Rebel Sell: Why the Culture Can't Be Jammed, Joseph Heath/Andrew Potter
On Education, Northrop Frye
The Origins of Intelligence in Children, Jean Piaget
Writing Lifestories and Other Fictions, Martyn Kendrick
The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature, David Suzuki
The Weather Factor: How Nature Has Changed History, Erik Durschmied
Ignobel Prizes, Marc Abrahams (out of print)
Carl Sagan: A Life, Keay Davidson
The Demon-Haunted World, Carl Sagan
How We Believe: Science, Skepticism, and the Search for God, Michael Shermer
Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, Stephen Greenblatt
Sylvia Plath: A Biography, Linda Wagner-Martin
Carol Shields: The Arts of a Writing Life, ed. Neil Besner
Divine Realms: Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy, ed. Susan MacGregor
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind: An Unauthorized Autobiography, Chuck Barris
Queen Bees and Wannabees, Rosalind Wiseman (basis for the film Mean Girls)
Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America, Elizabeth Wurtzel
The Unwanted: A Memoir of Childhood, Kien Nguyen
After Daniel: A Suicide Survivor's Tale, Moira Farr
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey through His Son's Addiction, David Sheff
The Gigantic Book of Fishing Stories, ed. Nick Lyons
Fish: 77 Great Fish of North America, Dean Travis Clarke (oversize book)
How It Feels To Be Attacked By a Shark, Michelle Hamer
What To Do When the Sh*t Hits the Fan, Dave Black
The Big Book of Brain Games, Ivan Moscovich
How to Make a Camel Smoothie...and Other Surreal Sums, Gary Rimmer
How To Buy an Elephant and 38 Other Things You Never Knew You Wanted To Know, John Krausz
The Bad Girl's Guide to Getting What You Want, Cameron Tuttle
Sumo: A Pocket Guide, ed. David Shapiro
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Soccer, D.W. Crisfield
Let It Rot! The Gardener's Guide to Composting, Stu Campbell
Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites, The Moosewood Collective
Manga Mania: How to Draw Japanese Comics, Christopher Hart
So You Think You Know The Simpsons
The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D'oh! of Homer, William Irwin
The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible, A.J. Jacobs
A Hundred Camels in the Courtyard, Paul Bowles (out of print)
Dinner with Persephone: Travels in Greece, Patricia Storace
Shadow of the Silk Road, Colin Thubron
The Size of the World: Once Around Without Leaving the Ground, Jeff Greenwald
The Slopes of Lebanon, Amos Oz (out of print)
Villages of Edinburgh: Volume 1, Malcolm Cant
Villages of Edinburgh: Volume 2, Malcolm Cant
Historic South Edinburgh, Charles Smith
The Illustrated History of Edinburgh's Suburbs, Sandy Mullay
Witch in the Wind: The True Story of the Legendary Bluenose, Marq de Villiers
Champagne Navy: Canada's Small Boat Raiders of the Second World War, Nolan/Street (out of print)
The Poster Book of World War I Military Uniforms and Weaponry
Victory at Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, Ted Barris
In Search of Unity: Story of the Conference of Mennonites in Manitoba, Anna Ens (scarce)
The Winnipeg Connection: Writing Lives at Mid-Century, ed. Birk Sproxton
Quite an Undertaking: The Story of Violet Guymer, Canada's First Female Licensed Funeral Director, Elizabeth Lycar/Lorrie Guymer Hutton (Northern Manitoba history, very scarce, $15)
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Alarm of Fire: 100 Years of Firefighting in Winnipeg 1882-1982, Vince Leah

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Do women have special powers of vision not granted to men? It is a question you will ponder long after you have read this astonishing book."

Psychic Women (1976)


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