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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 7/20/09


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

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Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination - Peter Ackroyd (out of print)

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Flashman and the Mountain of Light - George MacDonald Fraser (out of print)

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The Jacobites - Frank McLynn (out of print)

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Appetite for Life: The Biography of Julia Child - Noel Riley Fitch

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Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince - Marc Eliot (out of print)

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Her Name is Barbra - Randall Riese (out of print)

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The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy - Adam Tooze (out of print)

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Make this Your Canada: A Review of CCF History and Policy - David Lewis/Frank Scott

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Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

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The Ayatollah and I - Hadi Khorsandi (Persian, trans.)

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The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power - Joel Bakan (out of print)

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Take a Nap! Change Your Life - Sara Mednick

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Ratcatcher - James McGee (out of print)

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Rosslyn: The Story of Rosslyn Chapel and the True Story Behind The Da Vinci Code - Andrew Sinclair (except that The Da Vinci Code isn't actually a true story)

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The Spider: City of Doom - Norvell Page

Also new this week

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Fiction

Sailor Song, Ken Kesey
Jitterbug Perfume, Tom Robbins
Nexus, Henry Miller
Dubliners/Portrait/Ulysses, James Joyce
After Many a Summer, Aldous Huxley
Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said, Philip K. Dick
Valis, Philip K. Dick
We Can Build You, Philip K. Dick
The Divine Invasion, Philip K. Dick
The Transmigration of Timothy Archer, Philip K. Dick
The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri
When We Were Orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro (Japan, trans.)
A Scientific Romance, Ronald Wright
The Birds Fall Down, Rebecca West
Zorro, Isabel Allende
Kissing the Witch, Emma Donoghue
Your Mouth is Lovely, Nancy Richler
Archy and Mehitabel, Don Marquis (poetry)
The Energy of Slaves, Leonard Cohen (poetry, out of print, $30 at Burton Lysecki, $15 at Aqua)
Selected Poems, Ezra Pound
The Cantos, Ezra Pound
Le Morte Darthur, Sir Thomas Malory
The Light Princess, George MacDonald (illus. Maurice Sendak)
The Golden Key, George MacDonald (illus. Maurice Sendak)
The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis (omnibus)
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle
A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Madeleine L'Engle
Eragon, Christopher Paolini
The Fionavar Tapestry, Guy Gavriel Kay
Song of Kali, Dan Simmons
Wyrm, Mark Fabi
Dangerous Angels, Francesca Lia Block
Necklace of Kisses, Francesca Lia Block
I Was a Teenage Fairy, Francesca Lia Block
In Search of April Raintree, Beatrice Culleton
and
Welcome to the Dollhouse, Todd Solondz (screenplay, out of print)

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Non-Fiction

I Remember: An Autobiographical Interview, Karl Rahner
The Jesus Quest: The Third Search for the Jew of Nazareth, Ben Witherington III
Hebrew Thought Compared with Greek, Thorleif Boman
Women and Religion: A Feminist Sourcebook of Christian Thought, ed. Elizabeth Clark
Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society, Fatima Mernissi (out of print)
From Islam to Secular Humanism: A Philosophical Journey, K. Sohail
Even Greater Things: Hope and Challenge after Vatican II, Bernard Daly (out of print)
Columbianism and the Knights of Columbus: A Quincentenary History, Christopher Kauffman (out of print, $25 at Bison Books, $15 at Aqua)
Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired, Benson Bobrick
The Portable Enlightenment Reader
What the Buddha Taught, Walpola Sri Rahula
Journals: Early Fifties to Early Sixties, Allen Ginsberg
Ginsberg: A Biography, Barry Miles
Gandhi: A Memoir, William Shirer
The Hero: A Study in Tradition, Myth and Drama, Lord Raglan
Civilization, Society and Religion, Sigmund Freud
Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind, V.S. Ramachandran/Sandra Blakeslee
The Secrets of Life, Stuart Wilde
The Quickening, Stuart Wilde
Infinite Self, Stuart Wilde
The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz
The Vein of Gold: A Journey to Your Creative Heart, Julia Cameron
Like a Rolling Stone: Bob Dylan at the Crossroads, Greil Marcus
One Train Later: A Memoir, Andy Summers
Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member, Sanyika Shakur aka Monster Kody Scott
Killing Yourself to Live, Chuck Klosterman
IV, Chuck Klosterman
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, Chuck Klosterman
What the Numbers Say: A Field Guide to Mastering Our Numerical World, Derrick Niederman/David Boyum
Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else, Albert-László Barabási
Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another, Philip Ball
Fences and Windows, Naomi Klein
No Logo, Naomi Klein
Year 501: The Conquest Continues, Noam Chomsky
Dark Age Ahead, Jane Jacobs
Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology, Robert Pool
Design Paradigms: Case Histories of Error and Judgement in Engineering, Henry Petroski
Building Design for Maintainability, Edwin Feldman (out of print)
Understanding Buildings: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Esmond Reid
Architectural Digest: 100 Years of Design
A History of Building Types, Nikolaus Pevsner
The Gaiety of Gables: Ontario's Architectural Folk Art, Anthony Adamson/John Willard (out of print)
Straw Bale Building: How to Plan, Design and Build with Straw, Chris Magwood/Peter Mack (out of print)
The Wheatgrass Mechanism: Science and Imagination in the Western Canadian Landscape, Don Gayton
In Praise of Slow: How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed, Carl Honoré
Animal Liberation, Peter Singer
Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won't Eat Meat, Howard Lyman
Tents in the Clouds: The First Women's Himalayan Expedition, Monica Jackson/Elizabeth Stark (out of print)
Walking the Big Wild: From Yellowstone to the Yukon on the Grizzly Bears' Trail, Karsten Heuer
Alive, Piers Paul Read
The North Pole:A Narrative History, ed. Anthony Brandt
The Tao of Spycraft: Intelligence Theory and Practice in Traditional China, Ralph Sawyer
Tank Versus Tank: The Illustrated Story of Armored Battlefield Conflict in the 20th Century, Kenneth Macksey
Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations, and Games, Laszlo Polgar (out of print)
Improve Your Opening Play, Chris Ward (chess)
The DK Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada (out of print)
The Garden Plants Encyclopedia, Klaas Noordhuis
Identification Guide to the Trees of Canada, Jean Lauriault
National Geographic Photography Field Guide
Looking at Pictures: An Introduction to Art for Young People through the Collection of the National Gallery
How to Write, Richard Rhodes (out of print)
An Actor Prepares, Constantin Stanislavski
The Wedding MC: A Complete Guide to Success, Tom Haibeck
The 101 Most Influential People Who Never Lived, Allan Lazar
Marie Antionette: The Journey, Antonia Fraser
Scottish Clans and Tartans: 150 Tartans in Full Colour, Ian Grimble
The Western Hero in History and Legend, Kent Ladd Steckmesser (out of print)
The Cowboy Spirit: Guy Weadick and the Calgary Stampede, Donna Livingstone
Singing Wires: The Telephone in Alberta, Tony Cashman (out of print)
Ghost Stories of the Old West, Dan Asfar
Ghost Stories of Manitoba, Barbara Smith
Booze: When Whiskey Ruled the West, James Gray
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The Unlikely Pioneer: Building Opera from the Pacific Through the Prairies, David Watmough (bio of Irving Guttman, out of print)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Now, with the kindest of motives in the world, I offer for the consideration of consumptive patients the variegated course of treatment I have lately gone through. Try it; if it doesn't cure, it can't more than kill you."

How To Cure a Cold, Mark Twain


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