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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 10/5/09


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

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The Camel Bookmobile - Masha Hamilton

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Irresponsible Freaks, Highball Guzzlers and Unabashed Grafters: A Bob Edwards Chrestomathy - ed. James Martin

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Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure

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From Rome to Byzantium: The Fifth Century AD - Michael Grant (out of print)

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Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire - Jason Goodwin

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter - Thomas Cahill

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The Louis Riel Organ and Piano Co. - Frank Davey (poetry)

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The Steppes Are the Colour of Sepia: A Mennonite Memoir - Connie Braun

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Swing Low: A Memoir - Miriam Toews

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Mel Brooks' High Anxiety

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They Came from Within: A History of Canadian Horror Cinema, Caelum Vatnsdal

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Book)

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Ukrainian Folk Tales - Rachov (Moscow)

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Down Singing Centuries: Folk Literature of the Ukraine - ed. Louisa Loeb/Dorothy Livesay

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Chuck and Geck - Arkadi Gaidar (Moscow, 1953)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Illuminated Verses, George Elliott Clarke (poetry, signed)
The Alphabet Game: A bp Nichol Reader (poetry)
Apostrophe, Bill Kennedy/Darren Wershler-Henry (poetry)
The Fly in Autumn, David Zieroth (poetry)
(flood basement, Jeremy Stewart (poetry)
Breadboard, Allen Fisher (poetry, out of print)
Iridium Seeds, Sylvia Legris (poetry)
Nice Day for Murder: Poems for James Cagney, Kimmy Beach
Botero's Beautiful Horses, Jan Conn (poetry)
Two Hemispheres, Nadine McInnes (poetry)
Carnival of Longing, Kristjana Gunnars (poetry)
Complete Poems, Marianne Moore
I Shall Not Be Moved, Maya Angelou (poetry)
The Coming of Winter, David Adams Richards
Throwaway Daughter, Ting-xing Ye
Dry Bone Memories, Cecil Foster
Scar Tissue, Michael Ignatieff
A Fine Balance, Rohinton Mistry
The Waiting Game, Bernice Rubens
The Perpetual Ending, Kristen den Hartog
Due Preparations for the Plague, Janette Turner Hospital
Lunar Park, Bret Easton Ellis
Freedomland, Richard Price
Engleby, Sebastian Faulks
The News from Ireland, William Trevor
The Flanders Panel, Arturo Pérez-Reverte
The Miracle at Speedy Motors, Alexander McCall Smith
Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative, Herbert Mason
Inferno, Dante
Purgatory, Dante
Civil War Women: Stories by Louisa May Alcott, Kate Chopin, Eudora Welty and others
and
Tales of Gletha the Goatlady, Roger Robbennolt

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Non-Fiction

A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis
Surprised by Joy, C.S. Lewis
Paul in Fresh Perspective, N.T. Wright
The Oxford Companion to the Bible, ed. Metzger/Coogan
Holy Days: The World of a Hasidic Family, Lis Harris
The Pharisees and other essays, Leo Baeck (out of print)
Godless Morality: Keeping Religion Out of Ethics, Richard Holloway
Bhagavad-Gita: The Song of God, commentary by Mahatma Gandhi
The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That Have Shaped Our World View, Richard Tarnas
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies, Noam Chomsky
Some Concepts and Consequences of the Theory of Government and Binding, Noam Chomsky (out of print)
The Burden of Office: Agamemnon and Other Losers, Joseph Tussman
The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D'oh! of Homer, ed. William Irwin
Art and Fear, Paul Virilio
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, Walter Benjamin
The Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida
Behind the Postcolonial: Architecture, Urban Space and Political Cultures in Indonesia, Abidin Kusno (out of print)
Under Technology's Thumb, William Leiss
The Emperor's New Mind, Roger Penrose
Team, John C. Maxwell
Creating Health, Deepak Chopra
A Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman
Sound Therapy for the Walk Man, Patricia Joudry
Rolfing and Physical Reality, Ida Rolf
Rolfing: The Integration of Human Structures, Ida Rolf
Civilization and Its Discontents, Sigmund Freud
The Creation of Dr. B: A Biography of Bruno Bettelheim, Richard Pollak
Imagining Robert: My Brother, Madness, and Survival, Jay Neugeboren
The Whole Woman, Germaine Greer
The Size of Thoughts, Nicholson Baker
The Bookseller of Kabul, Asne Seierstad
How to Read and Why, Harold Bloom
The Talk in Jane Austen, ed. Bruce Stovel/Lynn Gregg
More Matter: Essays and Criticism, John Updike
Running with the Bulls: My Years with the Hemingways, Valerie Hemingway
I Can't Stay Long, Laurie Lee
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, Laurie Lee
Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe, Bill Bryson
Teacher Man, Frank McCourt
Groucho: The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx, Stefan Kanfer
Norma: The Story of Norma Shearer, Lawrence Quirk
Chick Flicks: Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film Movement, B. Ruby Rich (out of print)
A Fine Romance: Five Ages of Film Feminism, Patricia Mellencamp (out of print)
Voices from the Japanese Cinema, Joan Mellen
Fitzgerald Did It: The Writer's Guide to Mastering the Screenplay, Meg Wolitzer
The Shortest Distance Between You and a Published Book, Susan Page
American Sign Language Dictionary, Martin Sternberg
Japanese Border Designs, ed. Theodore Menten
The Complete Encyclopedia of Needlework, Th. de Dillmont
The Raging Grannies Songbook, ed. Jean McLaren (out of print)
The Long Road: The Autobiography of a Canadian Soldier in Italy in WWII, Fred Cederberg (out of print)
Jane's AFV Recognition Handbook, Christopher Foss
We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda, Philip Gourevitch
Rooms in the House of Stone, Michael Dorris
Yasir Arafat: A Political Biography, Barry/Judith Rubin
How the Scots Invented the Modern World, Arthur Herman
Bess of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth, Mary Lovell
The Queen's Slave Trader: John Hawkyns, Elizabeth I, and the Trafficking in Human Souls, Nick Hazlewood
Power and Pleasure: Louis Barthou and the Third French Republic, Robert Young
Wild Plants of Central North America for Food and Medicine, Jackson/Prine (out of print)
Lone Pine Field Guide: Squirrels of the West, Tamara Hartson
Grizzly Heart: Living Without Fear Among the Brown Bears of Kamchatka, Charlie Russell/Maureen Enns
Wild Animals I Have Known, Ernest Thompson Seton
Turn Him Loose! Herman Linder, Canada's Mr. Rodeo, Cliff Faulknor
Walking on Air, Ted Beaudoin (former chief pilot of Canadian Pacific Air Lines)
With the Boys: Field Notes on Being a Guy, Jake MacDonald (signed)
The Coniston Story (Coniston, Ontario, 1983, scarce)
Bridging the Years: Era of Blaine Lake and District 1790-1980 (Saskatchewan history, very scarce)
Steps on the Road to Medicare: Why Saskatchewan Led the Way, Stuart Houston
Dangerous Patriots: Canada's Unknown Prisoners of War, William/Kathleen Repka (out of print)
Reminiscences of Courage and Hope: Stories of Ukrainian Canadian Women Pioneers, ed. Peter Krawchuk (very scarce)
Wedded to the Cause: Ukrainian-Canadian Women and Ethnic Identity 1891-1991, Frances Swyripa (out of print)
A Great Restlessness: The Life and Politics of Dorise Nielsen, Faith Johnston
Firing the Heather: The Life and Times of Nellie McClung, Mary Hallett/Marilyn Davis (out of print)
Mennonite Women in Canada: A History, Marlene Epp
Vox: United College Yearbook 1965
The Folk Festival Book: The Stories of the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Steve Johnson/Sheldon Oberman
and
A Century of Success: A Commemorative Publication to Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of The Western Retail Lumbermen's Association, Roger Newman (Winnipeg, 1990)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Way down upon the Swanee ribber, far, far away..."

Sing Along/Chantons Tous, Trident Senior Choir


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