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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 9/14/09


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

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Demonology - Rick Moody

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The Giant's House - Elizabeth McCracken

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan - Lisa See

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Risk: Why We Fear the Things We Shouldn't - Dan Gardner

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Firehouse - David Halberstam

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A Game as Old as Empire: The Secret World of Economic Hit Men - ed. Steven Hiatt

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Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You

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The Spiderwick Chronicles: Care and Feeding of Sprites

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The Vampire Hunter's Handbook - Raphael Van Helsing

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A Practical Guide to Dragons

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A Field Guide to Dragons - Dr. Ernest Drake

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A Practical Guide to Monsters

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PostSecret - Frank Warren

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The Dark Side of Camelot - Seymour Hersh

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The Pleasure of Reading - Antonia Fraser (ed., out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Trains of Winnipeg, Clive Holden (poetry)
Three Day Road, Joseph Boyden
The Friends of Meager Fortune, David Adams Richards
Face, Cecile Pineda
Hasen, Reuben Bercovitch
Gravity's Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana, Umberto Eco
Knulp, Herman Hesse (out of print)
The Ghost in the Machine, Arthur Koestler
The Doctor and the Devils, Dylan Thomas (play)
Collected Plays Volume 7, Bertolt Brecht
Last Orders, Graham Swift
Mine Boy, Peter Abrahams (South Africa)
Fools and Other Stories, Njabulo Ndebele (South Africa)
Batouala, René Maran (Gabon, trans.)
Consolation, Michael Redhill
The Good Apprentice, Iris Murdoch
The Princess of Cleves, Madame de Lafayette (France, trans.)
A Scrap of Time, Ida Fink (Polish, trans.)
The Accidental, Ali Smith
Here at the End of the World We Learn to Dance, Lloyd Jones
Suite Francaise, Irčne Némirovsky
The Lost Diary of Don Juan, Douglas Carlton Abrams
Dictionary of the Khazars: A Lexicon Novel, Milorad Pavic (Serbia, trans.)
The Glass Key, Dashiell Hammett
Mr. Timothy, Louis Bayard
The Falls, Ian Rankin
Last Act in Palmyra, Lindsey Davis
Assorted Foxtrot, Bill Amend
Bleach: Vols 1-3, Tite Kubo (manga)
.hack: Vols 1-3, Izumi/Hamazaki (manga)
Full Metal Alchemist: Vols 1-11, Hiromu Arakawa (manga)
Zatchbell!: Vols 1-11, Makoto Raiku (manga)
Midnight for Charlie Bone, Jenny Nimmo (out of print)
Bronze Dragon Codex, R.D. Henham
Red Dragon Codex, R.D. Henham
Kalifax, Duncan Thornton
The Demon Assassin, Alan Gibbons
The Twilight Companion: The Unauthorized Guide to the Series, Lois Gresh
Vampirates: Demons of the Ocean, Justin Somper
Vampirates: Tide of Terror, Justin Somper
The Grim Grotto, Lemony Snicket
The Penultimate Peril, Lemony Snicket
The End, Lemony Snicket
and
The Unauthorized Autobiography, Lemony Snicket

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Non-Fiction

The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis
A Genuinely Human Existence, Stephen Neill
Gospel and Law, C.H. Dodd
The Salvationist and the Sacraments, William Metcalf
Jesus Christ and Mythology, Rudolf Bultmann
The Unauthorized Version: Truth and Fiction in the Bible, Robin Lane Fox
Reformation: Christianity and the World 1500-2000, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto/Derek Wilson (out of print)
DNA for Beginners, Rosenfeld/Ziff
The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins
John Maynard Keynes: Fighting for Freedom 1937-1946, Robert Skidelsky
Who's Your City? How the Creative Economy is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life, Richard Florida
The Meaning of the 21st Century: A Vital Blueprint for Ensuring Our Future, James Martin
Blink, Malcolm Gladwell
Broadcasting, Voice, and Accountability: A Public Interest Approach to Policy, Law, and Regulation, Steve Buckley
Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West, Benazir Bhutto
The Palestine-Israeli Conflict: A Beginner's Guide, Dan Cohn-Sherbok/Dawoud El-Alami
The Challenge of Enlightenment: A Voyage into the Multidimensional Integrity of Nonduality, Andrew Cohen
The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz
Six Action Shoes, Edward de Bono
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John Maxwell
The Rules of Management, Richard Templar
The Rules of Wealth, Richard Templar
The Rules of Work, Richard Templar
The Rules of Life, Richard Templar
The Audacity of Hope, Barack Obama
The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House, John Harris
Wodehouse on Wodehouse, P.G. Wodehouse
Literary Lives: Intimate Biographies of the Famous by the Famous
J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century, Tom Shippey
Such a Strange Lady: A Biography of Dorothy L. Sayers, Janet Hitchman
Jane Austen, Carol Shields
Diary of a Provincial Lady, E.M. Delafield
The Provincial Lady in London, E.M. Delafield
The Confessions of Lady Nijo: The Autobiography of a Thirteenth-Century Japanese Courtesan (Japan, trans.)
Are You Somebody? The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman, Nuala O'Faolain
Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson
The White Masai: My Exotic Tale of Love and Adventure, Corinne Hofmann
Bloody Confused! A Clueless Americn Sportswriter Seeks Solace in English Soccer, Chuck Culpepper
The Practical Encycopedia of Magic, Nicholas Einhorn
The Romance of the Patchwork Quilt in America, Hall/Kretsinger
America's Quilts: Created by the Country's Best Quilters
A Band in My Pocket: 3 Minutes to Harmonica, David Harp
Making Music: Profiles from a Century of Canadian Music, Alex/Ted Barris
Before the Fame, Stompin' Tom Connors (out of print)
On the Road Again, Wayne Rostad
Lady Rancher, Gertrude Minor Roger
Cariboo Cowboy, Harry Marriott
The Bootlegger's Lady, Ed Sager/Mike Frye
Miners and Moonshiners, Fred J. Peet
The White Pass: Gateway to the Klondike, Roy Minter
Guarding the Goldfields: The Story of the Yukon Field Force, ed. Brereton Greenhous ($25 at Burton Lysecki, $15 at Aqua)
Out West: Stories About Persons and Places on the Canadian Prairies, Bob Phillips
Fifty Mighty Men, Grant MacEwan
The Battle for the Bay: The Story of the Hudson Bay Railroad, Grant MacEwan ($50 at Burton Lysecki, $15 at Aqua)
and
Manitoba Cooks: Volume One, ed. Lindsay Stewart (out of print)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Leather belting improves with age, while the fabric belts are at their best when new."

A Study of Various Types of Belting, Ernest Wilson (1919)


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