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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 9/7/09


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

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Brain Fuel: 199 Mind-Expanding Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life - Joe Schwarcz

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Tragically I Was an Only Twin: The Complete Peter Cook (out of print)

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Edison and the Electric Chair: A Story of Light and Death - Mark Essig

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Gaudi: A Biography - Gijs Van Hensbergen

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City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi - William Dalrymple

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Stardust: Supernovae and Life - John Gribbin

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Total Yoga - Nita Patel

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Terence Conran's New House Book: The Complete Guide to Home Design (out of print)

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New York Interiors - Beate Wedekind (out of print)

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The Best of Martha Stewart Living: Decorating Details

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Mother - photographs by Judy Olausen (out of print)

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Decorating Ideas - Stewart/Sally Walton

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The Logogryph - Thomas Wharton

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The Ledge - Blánaid McKinney (out of print)

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Disappearing Moon Cafe - Sky Lee

Also new this week

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Fiction

Where the Rocks Say Your Name, Brenda Hasiuk
When Alice Lay Down with Peter, Margaret Sweatman
By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept, Elizabeth Smart
Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell
Coming Soon!!!, John Barth
Lamb, Christopher Moore
Nam-a-rama, Phillip Jennings
A Trip to the Stars, Nicholas Christopher
The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios, Yann Martel
Ishmael, Daniel Quinn
The Meat Eaters, Michael Collins
The Smell of Apples, Mark Behr
Ella Minnow Pea, Mark Dunn
The Dialogues of Time and Entropy, Aryeh Lev Stollman
This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen, Tadeusz Borowski (Poland, trans.)
The Trial, Franz Kafka
The Complete Stories, Franz Kafka
Taras Bulba, Nicolai Gogol
Shalimar the Clown, Salman Rushdie
Mr. Palomar, Italo Calvino (Italy, trans.)
Numbers in the Dark, Italo Calvino (Italy, trans.)
The Cave, José Saramago (Portugal, trans.)
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum, Heinrich Böll (Germany, trans.)
Landscape Painted with Tea, Milorad Pavic (Serbia, trans.)
A Book of Memories, Péter Nádas (Hungary, trans.)
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami (Japan, trans.)
Odes to Opposites, Pablo Neruda (dual language)
Coke Machine Glow, Gordon Downie (poetry, out of print)
Performance Bond, Wayde Compton (poetry)
Another Gravity, Don McKay (poetry)
The Journals of Susanna Moodie, Margaret Atwood (poetry)
The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, Edwin Abbott
Fevre Dream, George R.R. Martin
Proven Guilty, Jim Butcher
Dead Beat, Jim Butcher
White Night, Jim Butcher
The Codex Alera, Jim Butcher (books 1-3)
Deadhouse Gates, Steven Erikson
The Bonehunters, Steven Erikson
Memories of Ice, Steven Erikson
Midnight Tides, Steven Erikson
House of Chains, Steven Erikson
The Prince of Nothing, R. Scott Bakker (books 1-3)
Laws of the Night: Revised Rules for Playing Vampires, Mind's Eye Theatre
First Meetings in the Enderverse, Orson Scott Card
Titus Groan, Mervyn Peake
Lirael, Garth Nix
Abhorsen, Garth Nix
Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled Children, Angus Oblong
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The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien (7 vol. hardcover set, scarce, $40)

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Non-Fiction

The Church in History, B.K. Kuiper
The Art of Biblical Narrative, Robert Alter
Living Buddha, Living Christ, Thich Nhat Hanh
Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu
The Republic of Plato, trans. Allan Bloom
Renaissance Thought: The Classic, Scholastic, and Humanist Strains, Paul Oskar Kristeller
The Prince, Machiavelli
The Principle of Hope: Volume One, Ernst Bloch
The Essential Foucault
The Philosopher's Dictionary, Robert Martin
The Philosophy Gym: 25 Short Adventures in Thinking, Stephen Law
What If...Collected Thought Experiments in Philosophy, Peg Tittle
Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking, D.Q. McInerny
Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature, Steven Pinker
How the Mind Works, Steven Pinker
The Real Projective Plane, H.S.M. Coxeter (out of print)
The Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics, Gary Zukav
Acquainted with the Night: Excursions Through the World After Dark, Christopher Dewdney
Dreams of a Final Theory: The Search for the Fundamental Laws of Nature, Steven Weinberg
Western Diseases: Their Dietary Prevention and Reversibility, Temple/Burkitt (very scarce, $50)
Manson's Tropical Diseases, Wilcocks/Manson-Bahr (17th ed.)
Isaac Newton, James Gleick
Einstein on Peace, ed. Nathan/Norden (out of print)
Brighter than a Thousand Suns: A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists, Robert Jungk
The Good Old Days: The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders, Ernst Klee (out of print)
Colonialism/Postcolonialism, Ania Loomba
Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas
Journals, Kurt Cobain
Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road, Neil Peart
Lucky, Alice Sebold
The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion
Speeches that Changed the World: The Stories and Transcripts of the Moments that Made History
The Media Savvy Leader, David Henderson
Grapevine: The New Art of Word-of-Mouth Marketing, Balter/Butman
The Circle of Innovation, Tom Peters
Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service, Disney Institute (out of print)
Wednesday at 12:15: A History of Rotary in Oak Park, Illinois, Mabel Graham (1951, very scarce)
Principles of the New Chess, Bruce Pandolfini
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms, Strand/Boland
Down and Dirty Birding, Joey Slinger
The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinction, David Quammen
A Landowner's Guide to Prairie Raptors, Canadian Wildlife Service (out of print)
The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating, Alisa Smith/J.B. MacKinnon
The Best Life Diet, Bob Greene
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, Barbara Kingsolver
Aboriginal Plant Use in Canada's Northwest Boreal Forest, Robin Marles (scarce, $40)
Aristotle and the American Indians, Lewis Hanke (out of print)
Folk Songs of Canada: Choral Edition, Edith Fulton Fowke/Richard Johnston
Nellie McClung, Charlotte Gray
Joe from Winnipeg, Ian Ross (out of print)
Manitoba, Naturally: 60 Secret Sites and How to Find Them, Bill Stilwell
A Daytripper's Guide to Manitoba, Bartley Kives
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To the Grave: Inside a Spectacular RCMP Sting, Mike McIntyre

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"True, exciting and thrilling! By reading these stories you will enjoy nature and feel you are going to the country!"

Let's Go To The Country!, Peter Ewanchuk!


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