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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 8/03/09


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

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Gloriana's Torch - Patricia Finney

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The Tale of Genji - Lady Murasaki

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Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette - Sena Jeter Naslund

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Mere Anarchy - Woody Allen

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The Hiawatha - David Treuer

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Adverbs - Daniel Handler

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The Annotated Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum ($50 at Chapters, $25 at Aqua)

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Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years - Sue Townsend

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All Creatures Great and Small - Illuminated by Isabelle Brent

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Tintin and the Crab with the Golden Claws

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Tintin and the Land of Black Gold

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Tintin and the Picaros

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Le Petomane, or Gone with the Wind - Nohain/Caradec

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Tube Replacement Guide - H.G. Cisin

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The Prospector of Signal Mountain - Gary Marshall

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Salman Rushdie
The Possibility of an Island, Michel Houellebecq (France, trans.)
Memories of My Melancholy Whores, Gabriel García Márquez (Columbia, trans.)
The New Life, Orhan Pamuk (Turkey, trans.)
You Shall Know Our Velocity!, Dave Eggers
Practical Demonkeeping, Christopher Moore
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, Kurt Vonnegut
Naked Lunch, William Burroughs
Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
Paradiso, Dante
100 Selected Poems, e.e. cummings
Selected Poetry, Rainer Maria Rilke
Collected Fictions, Jorge Luis Borges (Argentina, trans.)
The Street of a Thousand Blossoms, Gail Tsukiyama
Cherry, Chandra Mayor
Girl Goddess #9, Francesca Lia Block
Violet and Claire, Francesca Lia Block
Echo, Francesca Lia Block
Nymph, Francesca Lia Block
The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold, Francesca Lia Block
Inanna: From the Myths of Ancient Sumer, Kim Echlin (out of print)
Tales from the Planet Earth: A Novel with Nineteen Authors, ed. Frederik Pohl
Perelandra, C.S. Lewis
Out of the Silent Planet, C.S. Lewis
The Blue Fairy Book, Andrew Lang
The Yellow Fairy Book, Andrew Lang
and
the first twelve Bobbsey Twins books (hardcover reissue)

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Non-Fiction

A Smile on the Face of God: The Unusual Story of Philip Ilott, Adrian Plass (out of print)
A Simple Path, The Dalai Lama
Kabbalah, Gershom Scholem
A Survey of Hinduism, Klaus Klostermaier
Ramakrishna and His Disciples, Christopher Isherwood (out of print)
Religions of Japan in Practice, ed. George Tanabe (out of print)
Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience, Donald Mitchell
The Karma of Words: Buddhism and the Literary Arts in Medieval Japan, William LaFleur
Studies in the Intellectual History of Tokugawa Japan, Masao Maruyama ($75 at Highbrow Books, $15 at Aqua)
Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Nietzsche
The Myth of the Eternal Return, or Cosmos and History, Mircea Eliade
The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion, Mircea Eliade
Myths to Live By, Joseph Campbell
Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization, Heinrich Zimmer (ed. by Joseph Campbell)
The Roots of Ancient India: The Archaeology of Early Indian Civilization, Walter Fairservis
The Raw and the Cooked: Introduction to a Science of Mythology, Claude Lévi-Strauss (out of print)
Structural Anthropology, Claude Lévi-Strauss
The Kalevala: An Epic of Finland and All Mankind, Heikki Kirkinen/Hannes Sihvo
Green Man: The Archetype of Our Oneness with the Earth, William Anderson (out of print)
The Undiscovered Self, Carl Jung
Synchronicity, Carl Jung
Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies, Carl Jung
Cosmic Trigger: The Final Secret of the Illuminati, Robert Anton Wilson
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, Douglas Hofstadter
Physics as Metaphor, Roger Jones
Was Einstein Right?: Putting General Relativity to the Test, Clifford Will
The Fabric of the Heavens: The Development of Astronomy and Physics, Stephen Toulmin/June Goodfield
Ice Age: How a Change of Climate Made Us Human, John/Mary Gribbin
Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History, Stephen Jay Gould
Good News for a Change: Hope for a Troubled Planet, David Suzuki/Holly Dressel
Sprezzatura: 50 Ways Italian Genius Shaped the World, Peter D'Epiro/Mary Desmond Pinkowish
Time Lord: The Remarkable Canadian Who Missed His Train, and Changed the World, Clark Blaise
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time, Dava Sobel
Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare: 4,162 Miles across the Pacific in a Rowing Boat, John Toohey
The Sea Shall Embrace Them: The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic, David Shaw
On a Wing and a Prayer: Interviews with Airline Disaster Survivors, ed. Malcolm MacPherson
The Uncertain Business of Doing Good: Outsiders in Africa, Larry Krotz
Animals in Translation, Temple Grandin
Train Go Sorry: Inside a Deaf World, Leah Hager Cohen
My Left Foot, Christy Brown
The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey, Ernesto "Che" Guevara
Neither Here Nor There, Bill Bryson
The Art of Pilrimage: The Seeker's Guide to Making Travel Sacred, Phil Cousineau
Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Wartime Sarajevo, Zlata Filipovic
Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert
Love and Kisses and a Halo of Truffles, James Beard
A Tale of 12 Kitchens: Family Cooking in Four Countries, Jake Tilson (out of print)
Wimbledon: 100 Years of Men's Singles, Malcolm Rowley
The Great Golf Courses of Canada, John Gordon
Everybody's Favourites: Canadians Talk about Books that Changed Their Lives, Arlene Perly Rae
Eat, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation, Lynne Truss
Style: 10 Lessons in Clarity and Grace, Williams/Nadel (writing, $58 at Chapters, $15 at Aqua)
What's Next: Find the Work that's Right for You, Barbara Moses
Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer, Tad Crawford
The Filmmaker's Pocket Reference, Blain Brown (very scarce, $200 online, $60 at Aqua)
On Directing, Harold Clurman
The Orton Diaries, ed. John Lahr
Your Acting Career: How to Break Into and Survive in the Theatre, Rebecca Nahas (out of print)
Play Production: A Handbook for the Backstage Worker, Henning Nelms (out of print)
Play Directing: Analysis, Communication and Style, Francis Hodge ($116 at Chapters, $15 at Aqua)
Harold Prince and the American Musical Theatre, Foster Hirsch
Broadway Belter's Songbook
Incredible Chord Finder: Over 1100 Guitar Chords, Hal Leonard
Folk Instruments: Make Them and Play Them, Dennis Waring (1979, local author)
Songs of Work and Freedom, Edith Fowke/Joe Glazer
Life Lived Like a Story: Life Stories of Three Yukon Native Elders, Julie Cruikshank
Reading Beyond Words: Contexts for Native History, ed. Brown/Vibert (out of print)
Taking Back Our Spirits: Indigenous Literature, Public Policy, and Healing, Jo-Ann Episkenew (May 2009)
Bienfait: The Saskatchewan Miners' Struggle of '31, Stephen Endicott
For All We Have and Are: Regina and the Experience of the Great War, James Pitsula (November 2008)
Mennonite Women in Canada: A History, Marlene Epp (October 2008)
Small Town Glory: The Kenora Thistles' Quest for the Stanley Cup, John Danakas/Richard Brignall
and
Plum Coulee: A Century Plus: 1901-2001 ($75 at Burton Lysecki, $40 at Aqua)

plus hundreds more every week....

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