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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 8/10/09


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

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The Frequency of Souls - Mary Kay Zuravleff

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Japanland: A Year in Search of Wa - Karin Muller

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My Name Escapes Me: The Diary of a Retiring Actor - Alec Guinness (out of print)

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Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World - Greg Critser

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Sleepwalk and Other Stories - Adrian Tomine

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Get Over It! A Love Junkie's Guide - Sue Ostler (out of print)

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Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York (including screenplay)

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Ireland in the Twentieth Century - Tim Pat Coogan

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Imagine - John Lennon

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Merry Kitschmas: The Ultimate Holiday Handbook - Michael Conway (out of print)

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The Story of Barbie - Kitturah Westenhouser (out of print)

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Confessions of an Heiress - Paris Hilton

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The New Apartment Book - Michele Michael

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Lofts: Working and Living Spaces

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New York Living - Lisa Lovatt-Smith (out of print)

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Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang - Mordecai Richler (hardcover)

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A Prairie Year - Yvette Moore/Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet

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Just a Walk - Jordan Wheeler (signed, out of print, back in print in November 2009)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Story for a Rainy Day, S. Allan Mann (poetry, local author, scarce)
Rib by Rib, K. Karsten Kossmann (poetry, local author, scarce)
The Complete Plays, Joe Orton (out of print)
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas, Tom Robbins
The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai
While England Sleeps, David Leavitt
The Deportees and Other Stories, Roddy Doyle
Ulysses, James Joyce
The Constant Princess, Philippa Gregory
The Other Boleyn Girl, Philippa Gregory
The Queen's Fool, Philippa Gregory
The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle (2006 boxed set, $30)
The Best of Mystery: 63 Short Stories Chosen by the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock
The Lair of the White Worm, Bram Stoker
The Best of H.P. Lovecraft
Collected Stories: Vol. 1, Richard Matheson
20th Century Ghosts, Joe Hill
Just After Sunset, Stephen King
The Dark Tower, Stephen King (all vols. except VI)
Cycle of the Werewolf, Stephen King (illustrated)
The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H.G. Wells with the Original Illustrations
Vulcan's Hammer, Philip K. Dick
Confessions of a Crap Artist, Philip K. Dick
A Scanner Darkly, Philip K. Dick
Galactic Pot-Healer, Philip K. Dick
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch, Philip K. Dick
Ubik, Philip K. Dick
Martian Time-Slip, Philip K. Dick
The World Jones Made, Philip K. Dick
The Great Secret, L. Ron Hubbard
Angels and Demons: Illustrated Edition, Dan Brown
Fragile Things, Neil Gaiman
American Gods, Neil Gaiman
Anansi Boys, Neil Gaiman
Just William: Vols 1-3, Richmal Crompton
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Just William's World: A Pictorial Map, Gillian Clements (very scarce, $20)

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Non-Fiction

The Birth of Christianity, John Dominic Crossan
The Love of Learning and the Desire for God, Jean Leclercq (out of print)
Peter Martyr Vermigli and Italian Reform, Joseph McLelland
The Catholic Tradition: The Church in the Twentieth Century, Timothy McCarthy
Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia (out of print)
The New Oxford Annotated Bible: NRSV with Apocrypha
Bereishis (Genesis): A New Translation with a Commentary Anthologized from Talmudic, Midrashic and Rabbinic Sources
Readings in Eastern Religions, Harold Coward
World of the Buddha: An Introduction to Buddhist Literature, ed. Lucien Stryk
The Heart of Buddhist Philosophy, Nolan Pliny Jacobson
The Experience of Buddhism: Sources and Interpretations, John Strong ($85 at Chapters, $17 at Aqua)
A Concise History of Buddhism, Andrew Skilton
Jap: The Essence of Nanakian Philosophy, Devinder Singh Chahal
Methodology in Indological Research, Srimannarayana Murti
Hindu Scriptures (trans. R.C. Zaehner)
Dancing in the Flames, Marion Woodman/Elinor Dickson
The Interpretation of Dreams, Sigmund Freud
An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols, J.C. Cooper
From Ritual to Theatre: The Human Seriousness of Play, Victor Turner
The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure, Victor Turner
The Keys of Power: A Study of Indian Ritual and Belief, John Abbott
The Earth Mother, Pupul Jayakar (out of print)
Road Belong Cargo: A Study of the Cargo Movement, Peter Lawrence
Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness, William Styron
Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, Randall Balmer
The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins
The Secret Orchard of Roger Ackerley, Diana Petre (out of print)
The Stephen King Companion, ed. George Beahm (out of print)
On Writing, Stephen King
Plot and Structure: Crafting a Plot that Grips Readers from Start to Finish, James Scott Bell
Why Read the Classics?, Italo Calvino
Reading Like a Writer, Francine Prose
Epic Singers and Oral Tradition, Albert Bates Lord (out of print)
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary, Simon Winchester
The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary (hardcover, 3rd ed.)
The Macmillan Visual Dictionary (hardcover, 862 pages, out of print)
Tragic Ways of Killing a Woman, Nicole Loraux (theatre studies, not how-to)
Acting Shakespeare, Bertram Joseph (out of print)
Tom: The Unknown Tennessee Williams, Lyle Leverich (out of print)
Split Image: The Life of Anthony Perkins, Charles Winecoff
Capote: A Biography, Gerald Clarke
Stanley Kubrick, Director: A Visual Analysis, Alexander Walker
Songbird: Eva Cassidy's Story by Those Who Knew Her, Rob Burley/Jonathan Maitland (out of print)
Beethoven's Hair: An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved, Russell Martin
Fire and Fury: The Allied Bombing of Germany 1942-45, Randall Hansen (October 2008)
Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army, Christie Blatchford
Rare Old Dublin: Heroes, Hawkers and Hoors, Frank Hopkins
Across the Top of the World: The Quest for the Northwest Passage, James Delgado
Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball, George F. Will
Building Storage with Style: 20 Projects from Off-the-Shelf Lumber, Clarke Snell/Lisa Mandle
Lofts: Living in Space, Orianna Fielding Banks/Rebecca Tanqueray (out of print)
The Complete Book of Floorcloths: Designs and Techniques for Painting Great-Looking Canvas Rugs, Kathy Cooper/Jan Hersey (out of print)
21 Pounds in 21 Days: The Martha's Vineyard Diet Detox, Roni DeLuz
Simple Pleasures: Home Cooking from the Gotham Bar and Grill's Acclaimed Chef, Alfred Portale (out of print)
The Wild Food Trail Guide, Alan Hall (out of print)
The Wilderness Cookbook: A Guide to Good Food on the Trail, Bonnie McTaggart
The One Pan Gourmet: Fresh Food on the Trail, Don Jacobson
The Harrowsmith Reader
The Harrowsmith Reader II
The Harrowsmith Country Life Reader
Gardening Month by Month in Manitoba, Laura Peters/Dean Didur
A Century of Horticulture in Manitoba: 1880-1980, P.J. Peters
Manitoba, Lindor Reynolds (out of print)
We Chose Canada: Eleven Profiles from Manitoba's Mosaic, Lesley Hughes
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Marie-Anne: The Extraordinary Life of Louis Riel's Grandmother, Maggie Siggins (October 2008)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Of course, the main function of most bars is the serving of alcoholic beverages."

Building a Bar (and other Rec Room Built-ins), George Dalgleish (Winnipeg, 1977)


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