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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 10/12/09


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

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The Benevolence of Manners: Recapturing the Lost Art of Gracious Victorian Living - Linda Lichter (out of print)

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Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping - Judith Levine

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The Moneypenny Diaries - Kate Westbrook

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The Secret Language of Relationships - Goldschneider/Elffers

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Living Color: A Writer Paints Her World - Natalie Goldberg

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Staging the Musical: Organizing, Planning, and Rehearsing the Amateur Production - David Grote (out of print)

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Who Killed the Canadian Military? - J.L. Granatstein

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The Story of Canada - Janet Lunn/Christopher Moore (out of print)

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The Atlantic Provinces in Confederation - ed. Forbes/Muise

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The Course of French History - Pierre Goubert (out of print)

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Louis XIV: A Royal Life - Olivier Bernier (out of print)

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The Classical World: An Epic History of Greece and Rome - Robin Lane Fox (out of print)

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The Peacock Party - Alan Aldridge (out of print)

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The Tarantula Keeper's Guide - Schultz/Schultz

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Pop-O-Mania: How To Create Your Own Pop-Ups - Barbara Valenta (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Bloody Jack, Dennis Cooley (poetry)
Jim Tweed, John Parr (out of print)
A Private Hotel for Gentle Ladies, Ellen Cooney
Reading in the Dark, Seamus Deane
Case Histories, Kate Atkinson
The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing
The Real Thing, Doris Lessing
Mason and Dixon, Thomas Pynchon
All Families are Psychotic, Douglas Coupland
Banned Books: The Vatican Cellars, André Gide
Narziss and Goldmund, Herman Hesse
The Doorman, Reinaldo Arenas (Cuba, trans.)
Singing from the Well, Reinaldo Arenas (Cuba, trans.)
Farewell to the Sea, Reinaldo Arenas (Cuba, trans.)
The River Ki, Sawako Ariyoshi (Japan, trans.)
The Mistress of Spices, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The Silmarillion, Tolkien (hardcover)
The Book of Lost Tales: Part One, Tolkien (hardcover)
Unfinished Tales, Tolkien (hardcover)
A Tolkien Miscellany, Tolkien (hardcover)
The Yeomen of the Guard, Sir W.S. Gilbert (comic opera)
Marion Bridge, Daniel MacIvor (play)
The Rez Sisters, Tomson Highway (play)
Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt, Barbara Smucker
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Northern Lights: A Hanukkah Story, Diana Cohen Conway (out of print)

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Non-Fiction

The Trinity, Saint Augustine
Ecclesiastical History, Eusebius
The Tree of Life: An Exploration of Biblical Wisdom Literature, Roland Murphy
The Prophets/Nevi'im: A New Translation of the Holy Scriptures According to the Traditional Hebrew Text
Church Dogmatics: Volume One/Part One, Karl Barth ($90 at Chapters, $30 at Aqua)
Christian Theology: An Introduction, Alister McGrath
The Complete Works, Francis Schaeffer (5 vols., hardcover, $60)
The Last Word, N.T. Wright
God, Heinrich Ott
Streams of Living Water, Richard Foster
The Contemplative Heart, James Finley
Taking Flight: A Book of Story Meditations, Anthony de Mello
Meditation, Alan Watts
Freedom, Love, and Action, J. Krishnamurti
The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins
A Short History of Progress, Ronald Wright
Ethics: A Very Short Introduction, Simon Blackburn
The Logic Book, ed. Bergmann et al
Introducing Symbolic Logic, Robert Martin
The Visionary Eye, J. Bronowski
Deschooling Society, Ivan Illich
God and the Chip: Religion and the Culture of Technology, William Stahl
In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations, Jerry Mander (out of print)
No Logo, Naomi Klein
The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith
The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud: The Last Phase 1919-1939, Ernest Jones
The Integrity of Personality, Anthony Storr
Solitude, Anthony Storr
Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with ADD, Hallowell/Ratey
Gesundheit!, Patch Adams
The Sexy Years, Suzanne Somers
Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight for Everybody
Vegetarian Express Lane Cookbook, Sarah Fritschner
Athletic Ability and the Anatomy of Motion, Rolf Wirhed
The American Sign Language Phrase Book, Lou Fant
Classical Music for Dummies, Pogue/Speck
Zen Guitar, Philip Toshio Sudo
The Runes, Horik Svensson
The Dance, Oriah Mountain Dreamer
The Woman of Wyrrd, Lynn Andrews
Create Your Own Perfumes: Using Essential Oils, Chrissie Wildwood
Soft Furnishings (Australian Women's Weekly)
The Joy of Handweaving, Osma Gallinger Tod
How to Paint Horses in Oil, Cindy Larimore
A Short Walk Around the Pyramids and Through the World of Art, Philip Isaacson (out of print)
Georges Seurat: 1859-1891, Robert Herbert (The Met, 1991)
A Private View of L.S. Lowry, Shelley Rohde
The Archetypal World of Henry Moore, Erich Neumann
l'eau à la bouche, Renée van Halm (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1986, very scarce)
Rituals/Systems: An Exhibition of Site-Specific Installations by Five Alberta Sculptors (1986, scarce)
The Bronze Sculptures of Peter Sawatzky (Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, 1996, scarce)
The Female Grotesque, ed. Vera Lemecha (MAWA, 1998, scarce)
The Inuit Amautik: I Like My Hood To Be Full (WAG, 1980)
Haida Totems in Wood and Argillite, S.W.A. Gunn
Nude: Photographs 1850-1980, ed. Constance Sullivan
Color Index, Jim Krause
Lettering Today, ed. John Brinkley
Creating Logo Families, ed. David Carter (out of print)
Cut and Make a Human Skeleton, A.G. Smith
Turn on the Lights from Bed: Electronic Inventions, Contraptions, and Gadgets Kids Can Build, Robert Carrow
The Tribe of Tiger: Cats and Their Culture, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Birds of Trinidad and Tobago: A Photographic Atlas, Russell Barrow (scarce)
Native Plants for Prairie Gardens, June Flanagan
Building Construction: Vols 1-2, J.K. McKay (scarce)
Building Construction: Vols 3-4, J.K. McKay (scarce)
The Simple Living Guide, Janet Luhrs
The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and Its Peoples, Tim Flannery
Assembling California, John McPhee
Tropical Gangsters: One Man's Experience with Development and Decadence in Deepest Africa, Robert Klitgaard
History of the World, J.M. Roberts
Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II the End of Civilization, Nicholson Baker
Portrait of a Diplomatist: Sir Arthur Nicolson and the Origins of the Great War, Harold Nicolson
Wing Leader, Air Vice-Marshal "Johnnie" Johnson
2009 Alberta Road Atlas (MapArt)
Stolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman, Rudy Wiebe/Yvonne Johnson
Gamblers and Dreamers: Women, Men, and Community in the Klondike, Charlene Porsild
The Town that Got Lost: A Story of Anyox, B.C., Pete Loudon
Boss Whistle: The Coal Miners of Vancouver Island Remember, Lynne Bowen
and
Kingfisher Days, Susan Coyne (memoir, Kenora)

plus hundreds more every week....

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"Choosing the right spoon is as important as choosing the right mate."

How To Hang a Spoon, Joe Martin


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