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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 7/13/09


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

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Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World - Vicki Myron

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Folk Art Weather Vanes: Patterns for Wood and Metal - John Nelson

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Hand Shadows To Be Thrown Upon the Wall - Henry Bursill

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Kings of Merry England - Philip Lindsay (out of print)

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The English: A Social History 1066-1945 - Christopher Hibbert (out of print)

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The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table - illus. Arthur Rackham

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Garden Stone: Creative Landscaping with Plants and Stone - Barbara Pleasant

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Pots in the Garden: Expert Design and Planting Techniques - Ray Rogers

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Taylor's Guides Encyclopedia of Garden Plants - ed. Frances Tenenbaum (out of print)

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A Treasury of Curious George - Margaret/H.A. Rey

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George and Martha: The Best of Friends - James Marshall

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George and Martha - James Marshall

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Seacoasts of Canada - Pierre Berton (out of print)

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Love of Loons- Kate Crowley/Mike Link (out of print)

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Winter - Pierre Berton (out of print)

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Wilderness Manitoba: Land Where the Spirit Lives - Hap Wilson/Stephanie Aykroyd (out of print)

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Kayaking in Paradise - Greg Rasmussen (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Dinner Along the Amazon, Timothy Findley
My White Planet, Mark Anthony Jarman
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal, Christopher Moore
Refresh, Refresh, Benjamin Percy
Resuscitation of a Hanged Man, Denis Johnson
Life After Death, Susan Compo (out of print)
Commencing Our Descent, Suzannah Dunn
Excessive Joy Injures the Heart, Elisabeth Harvor
Mistress of the Sun, Sandra Gulland
The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B., Sandra Gulland
The House of Doctor Dee, Peter Ackroyd (out of print)
Moby-Dick or, The Whale, Herman Melville (Arion Press edition, woodcuts by Barry Moser, $39 at Chapters, $13 at Aqua)
The Castle, Franz Kafka
The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
Nexus, Henry Miller
Six Novels, Colette
Sarah, J.T. LeRoy
The Third Life of Grange Copeland, Alice Walker
By the Light of My Father's Smile, Alice Walker
The Night Trilogy, Elie Wiesel
Blindness, José Saramago (Portugal, trans.)
A Personal Matter, Kenzaburo Oe (Japan, trans.)
Independent People, Halldor Laxness (Nobel winner, Iceland, trans.)
The Club Dumas, Arturo Pérez-Reverte (Spain, trans.)
The Flanders Panel, Arturo Pérez-Reverte (Spain, trans.)
The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco (Italy, trans.)
Morituri, W.J. Lueddecke
The Road, Cormac McCarthy
I, Robot, Isaac Asimov
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Book of the City of Ladies, Christine de Pizan
The Wakefield Mystery Plays
Riel, John Coulter (play)
Les Canadiens, Rick Salutin (play)
Zombi Blues, Stanley Péan
Tales from Watership Down, Richard Adams (sequel to Watership Down)
The Doll People, Ann Martin/Laura Godwin
The Meanest Doll in the World, Ann Martin/Laura Godwin
Grandfather's Journey, Allen Say (1994 Caldecott winner)
Apples and Angel Ladders: A Collection of Pioneer Christmas Stories, Irene Morck
Star Wars Fandex
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School is Hell, Matt Groening

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Non-Fiction

The Seven Storey Mountain, Thomas Merton
Reflections on the Psalms, C.S. Lewis (hardcover)
Five for Sorrow Ten for Joy: A Consideration of the Rosary, J. Neville Ward
The Millennium Myth, N.T. Wright
Christ for Us in the Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, John Phillips
From Jesus to Christ: The Origins of the New Testament Images of Jesus, Paula Fredriksen
Adam, Eve, and the Serpent, Elaine Pagels
Demons in the World Today, Merrill Unger
The Radical Kingdom: The Western Experience of Messianic Hope, Rosemary Ruether (out of print)
Eternal Echoes: Exploring Our Yearning to Belong, John O'Donohue
Essential Tibetan Buddhism, Robert Thurman
Talks and Dialogues, J. Krishnamurti
The Romans and Their Gods, R.M. Ogilvie
Cry of the Eagle: Encounters with a Cree Healer, David Young
Someone to Talk to: Care and Control of the Homeless, Tom Allen
Greasy Rider: A Cross-country Search for a Greener Future, Greg Melville
The Americano: Fighting for Freedom in Castro's Cuba, Aran Shetterly (November 2008)
The Pillars of Hercules: A Grand Tour of the Mediterranean, Paul Theroux
In Search of Ancient North America: An Archaeological Journey to Forgotten Cultures, Heather Pringle
Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond
The Axemaker's Gift: Technology's Capture and Control of Our Minds and Culture, James Burke/Robert Ornstein
Origins Reconsidered: In Search of What Makes Us Human, Richard Leakey/Roger Lewin
Newton's Gift: How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of the World, David Berlinski
The Quantum Ten: A Story of Passion, Tragedy, Ambition and Science, Sheila Jones
Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, Janine Benyus
Neuronal Man: The Biology of Mind, Jean-Pierre Changeux
Dreams, Carl Jung
Eccentrics: A Study of Sanity and Strangeness, David Weeks/Jamie James
The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs
The Mind's I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul, Douglas Hofstadter
Make-Believe Town: Essays and Remembrances, David Mamet
Orwell: The Transformation, Peter Stansky/William Abrahams (out of print)
Takahashi's Pocket Romanized English-Japanese Dictionary
Dictionary of Classical, Biblical, and Literary Allusions, Abraham Lass
Shakespeare Rare Print Collection, ed. Seymour Eaton (1900)
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater Being an Extract from the Life of a Scholar, Thomas de Quincey (1866 edition)
The Almost Complete Collection of True Singapore Ghost Stories, Russell Lee
The Wine Bible, Karen MacNeil
The Wine Maker's Answer Book, Alison Crowe
Fondues from Around the World, Eva/Ulrich Klever
Dad's Own Cookbook, Bob Sloan
The Gluten-Free Gourmet Cooks Fast and Healthy, Bette Hagman
Wheat, Milk and Egg-free Recipes for Health, Rita Greer
The Complete Book of Garden Flowers, Graham Strong
Timber Press Pocket Guide to Shade Perennials, George Schmid
Reader's Digest 1001 Hints and Tips for Your Garden
Handbook for Butterfly Watchers, Robert Michael Pyle
Reader's Digest Book of North American Birds
Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, Roger Tory Peterson (2008 ed.)
Just in Case: How to Be Self-Sufficient When the Unexpected Happens, Kathy Harrison
Tomcat's Big CB Handbook, Tom Kneitel
Antiques on the Cheap: Savvy Dealer's Tips, James McKenzie
A Distant Harmony: Comparisons in the Painting of Canada and the United States of America, Ann Davis (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1982)
Savage Messiah: The Life of Sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, H.S. Ede
Martin Chambi (retrospective on early-20th c. Amerindian photographer)
The Bus: The Free Photographic Omnibus 1973-2001, Daniel Meadows
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, David Thomson
One Man's Documentary: A Memoir of the Early Years of the National Film Board, Graham McInnes
Canadian Pharmacists Association Guide to Drugs in Canada
Prescription Games: Money, Ego, and Power Inside the Global Pharmaceutical Industry, Jeffrey Robinson (out of print)
The Days Canada Stood Still: Canada vs. USSR 1972, Scott Morrison
Arctic Front: Defending Canada in the Far North, Ken Coates (October 2008)
Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod, Gary Paulsen
Journey Without a Map: Growing Up Italian in Canada, Donna Caruso
Help! Rescues and Disasters in Western Canada, Faye Holt
Riverlots and Scrip: Elements of Metis Aboriginal Rights (Winnipeg, 1978, very scarce)
Stories of the Metis, ed. Bruce Sealey (1973, $20 at Burton Lysecki, $10 at Aqua)
Historical Atlas of Manitoba: A Selection of Facsimile Maps, Plans and Sketches from 1612-1969, Warkentin/Ruggles (Manitoba Historical Society 1970)
and
Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry: A Sequel (R.M. of St. Andrews Millennium Project, 2000, scarce)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"We can bind the power of the enemy over other people. We cannot dominate their minds, but we can break the power of the enemy over their minds."

Praying Your Family Into God's Family, David Ingles


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