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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 9/28/09


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

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Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way (out of print)

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Witch - Candace Savage

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How to Cheat Your Friends at Poker: The Wisdom of Dickie Richard - Penn Jillette

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Extinction: Evolution and the End of Man - Michael Boulter (out of print)

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Northern Traders - Archie Hunter (Hudson Bay Company history, scarce)

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The World of Gerald Mercator: The Mapmaker Who Revolutionized Geography - Andrew Taylor

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A National Crime: The Canadian Government and the Residential School System 1879-1986, John Milloy

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Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism - Cornel West

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Bread of Dreams: Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Europe - Piero Camporesi (out of print)

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Griffin and Sabine - Nick Bantock

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Sabine's Notebook - Nick Bantock

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The Golden Mean - Nick Bantock

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Fantastic Creatures: An Anthology - ed. Isaac Asimov (out of print)

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The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger (hardcover)

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The Manitoba School Song Book - Ethel Kinley

Also new this week

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Fiction

Everything Arrives at the Light, Lorna Crozier (poetry, out of print)
The Polished Hoe, Austin Clarke
The Enigma of Arrival, V.S. Naipaul
A Way in the World, V.S. Naipaul
Tomorrow, Graham Swift
The Tree of Life, Hugh Nissenson
Animal Dreams, Barbara Kingsolver
The Garden of Eden, Ernest Hemingway
Peter Camenzind, Herman Hesse
Ansichten eines Clowns, Heinrich Böll
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum, Heinrich Böll
Libro de Poemas, Poema del Cante Jondo, Romancero Gitano, Poeta en Nueva York, Odas, Llanto por Sanchez Mejias, Bodas de Sangre, Yerma, Federico García Lorca
Crónica de una muerte anunciada, Gabriel García Márquez
Le charretier de la Providence, Georges Simenon
Le locataire, Georges Simenon
Grand bal du printemps, Jacques Prévert
The Quilt and Other Stories, Ismat Chughtai (Urdu, trans.)
Devil on the Cross, Ngugi wa Thiong'o (Kenya, trans.)
The Slave Girl, Buchi Emecheta (Nigeria)
The Trap and A Dance in the Sun, Dan Jacobson (South Africa)
A Shuttle in the Crypt, Wole Soyinka (poetry, out of print)
Farewell My Concubine, Lilian Lee
Strong Poison, Dorothy Sayers
The Floating Admiral, Agatha Christie/Dorothy Sayers/G.K. Chesterton
Near Death: Power of the Blood World, Nancy Kilpatrick (out of print)
The Hitchhiker's Trilogy, Douglas Adams (hardcover)
Hope Was Here, Joan Bauer
and
Criss Cross, Lynne Rae Perkins

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Non-Fiction

Contact with God, Anthony de Mello
Sadhana: A Way to God, Anthony de Mello
Letters to Scattered Pilgrims, Elizabeth O'Connor
Seeds of Contemplation, Thomas Merton
The Rule of Taizé (French/English, very scarce, $20)
Spiritual Life in Anabaptism: Classic Devotional Resources, Cornelius Dyck (out of print)
Social Themes of the Christian Year: A Commentary on the Lectionary, ed. Hessel (out of print)
The Psalms through Three Thousand Years: Prayerbook of a Cloud of Witness, William Holladay (scarce)
The Orthodox Church, Timothy Ware
Windows to the East: Eastern Traditions in a Dialogue of Charity, ed. Skira/Tataryn (out of print)
The Desert Bible: Nomadic Tribal Culture and Old Testament Interpretation, Morris Seale (out of print)
Prophets, Poets, Priests, and Kings: The Old Testament Story, F. Washington Jarvis (out of print)
How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life, The Dalai Lama
Ancient Wisdom, Modern World, The Dalai Lama
Nothing to Do, Nowhere to Go: Waking Up to Who You Are, Thich Nhat Hanh
The Places that Scare You, Pema Chodron
Can We Be Good Without God?, Robert Buckman
Stumbling on Happiness, Daniel Gilbert
The Ethics of Authenticity, Charles Taylor
The Essays, Francis Bacon
Systems of Survival, Jane Jacobs
City for Sale: International Financiers Take Montreal by Storm, Henry Aubin
High Tide in Tucson: Essays from Now or Never, Barbara Kingsolver
Scent: The Essential and Mysterious Powers of Small, Annick LeGuérer (out of print)
The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brian Science, Norman Doidge
The Pregnant Virgin, Marion Woodman
The Hominid Gang: Behind the Scenes in the Search for Human Origins, Delta Willis (out of print)
The Earth: An Intimate History, Richard Fortey
Ecology in the 20th Century: A History, Anna Bramwell (out of print)
Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Balch/Balch
Quick and Easy Diabetic Recipes for One
The Joslin Diabetes Quick and Easy Cookbook, Frances Giedt/Bonnie Polin
The Complete Diabetic Cookbook, Mary Jane Finsand
The Diabetic Dessert Cookbook, Coleen Howard
Barca: A People's Passion, Jimmy Burns
Thru My Eyes: Thoughts on Tupac Amaru Shakur in Pictures and Words, Gobi
Coming of Age in Mississippi: Growing Up Poor and Black in the Rural South, Anne Moody
Aké: The Years of Childhood, Wole Soyinka
Lindbergh, A. Scott Berg
Loss of Eden: A Biography of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Joyce Milton (out of print)
Mi Ultimo Suspiro, Luis Bunuel
Brave Films, Wild Nights: 25 Years of Toronto International Film Festival, Brian Johnson (out of print)
Sculpture of the Inuit: Masterworks of the Canadian Arctic, Canadian Eskimo Arts Council (1971, $25 at Burton Lysecki, $15 at Aqua)
The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form, Kenneth Clark
Artists' Materials: Which, Why and How, Emma Pearce (out of print)
No More Secondhand Art: Awakening the Artist Within, Peter London
Thing Feined or Imagined: The Craft of Fiction, Fred Stenson
Russian: Stage One (textbook/exercise book)
Living Language Russian: Complete Course (book/2 cassettes)
College Yiddish, Uriel Weinreich (out of print)
English-Yiddish Dictionary
Reader's Digest Illustrated Reverse Dictionary
Canadian Small Business Kit for Dummies, Kerr/Kurtz
The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam, Barbara Tuchman
Ireland from the Sea, Andrew Phelan
Alone, Admiral Richard E. Byrd (out of print)
Ocean to Ocean: Stanford Fleming's Expedition through Canada in 1872, George Grant
Ride the Rising Wind: One Woman's Journey Across Canada, Barbara Kingscote
Aunt Mary in the Granary and Other Prairie Stories, Eileen Comstock
Ruffles on My Longjohns, Isabel Edwards
An Acre in the Wilderness, Earl Baity (scarce)
I Remember Chilako, Earl Baity (B.C. History)
The Columbia is Coming, Doris Andersen (out of print)
Lights of the Inside Passage: A History of British Columbia's Lighthouses and their Keepers, Donald Graham
Never Chop Your Rope: A Story of British Columbia Logging, Joe Garner
The Buffalo Head, R.M. Patterson
The Dangerous River: Adventure on the Nahanni, R.M. Patterson
Trails of a Wilderness Wanderer, Andy Russell
Canoeing a Continent: On the Trail of Alexander Mackenzie, Max Finkelstein
The Accidental Airline: Spilsbury's QCA, Howard White/Jim Spilsbury
Wings of the North, Dick Turner
True North: Exploring the Great Canadian Wilderness by Bush Plane, George Erickson
The Last Great Frontiersman: The Remarkable Adventures of Tom Lamb, Leland Stowe (scarce)
Hudson's Bay Trader, Lord Tweedsmuir
Echoes from a Frozen Land, Donald B. Marsh (out of print)
The Church as Theological Community: Essays in Honour of David Schroeder (Winnipeg, 1990, very scarce)
Mennonites in Russia: 1788-1988, Essays in Honour of Gerhard Lohrenz ($85 at Greenfield Books, $40 at Aqua)
and
The Brandon Hills Story (1979)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Three cheers for Newton's Law!"

Dr. Zed's Brilliant Book of Science Experiments!


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