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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 11/26/07

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

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The Culture of Fear: Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things - Barry Glassner

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The Rebel Sell: Why the Culture Can't Be Jammed - Joseph Heath/Andrew Potter

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Fences and Windows - Naomi Klein

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Antiquity: The Civilization of the Ancient World - Norman Cantor

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The English - J.B. Priestley (out of print)

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The Square Halo and Other Mysteries of Western Art - Sally Fisher

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Cities and Civilizations - Christopher Hibbert (out of print)

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Cities and People - Mark Girouard (out of print)

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The City: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Emrys Jones/Eleanor van Zandt (out of print)

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The Backgammon Book - Jacoby/Crawford

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The Lost Ships of Guadalcanal - Robert Ballard

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History of the Movies - Edward Dolan

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The Little House - Virginia Lee Burton (1943 Caldecott Winner, hardcover)

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We are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy: Two Nursery Rhymes with Pictures by Maurice Sendak (out of print)

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The Half-Million: The Canadians in Britain, 1939-1946 - C.P. Stacey/Barbara Wilson (out of print)

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Crime Stories: More of Manitoba's Most Famous True Crimes - Bill Redekop (NEW, $15, signed)

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Zero, Jess Walter (July 2007)
A Complicated Kindness, Miriam Toews
Sins of the Suffragette: A Sam Klein Mystery, Allan Levine (local author, out of print)
Chimney Rock, Charlie Smith
The Truth About Death and Dying, Rui Umezawa
Slapstick, Kurt Vonnegut
The Sirens of Titan, Kurt Vonnegut
Sexus, Henry Miller
A Burnt-Out Case, Graham Greene
Twenty-One Stories, Graham Greene
A Sort of Life, Graham Greene
A Proper Marriage, Doris Lessing
Martha Quest, Doris Lessing
The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford (Pulitzer Winner)
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, Paul Goble (1979 Caldecott Winner)
Doctor De Soto, William Steig (1983 Newbery Honor Book)
The Big Snow, Berta/Elmer Hader (1949 Caldecott Winner)
April's Kittens, Clare Turlay Newberry (1941 Caldecott Honor Book, out of print)
The Boats on the River, Marjorie Flack/Jay Hyde Barnum (1947 Caldecott Honor Book, out of print)
Make Way for Ducklings, Robert McCloskey (1942 Caldecott Winner)
The Valentine Cat, Clyde Robert Bulla (out of print)
Miss Nelson has a Field Day, James Marshall/Harry Allard
The Yellow Shoes, William Graydon (out of print)
Blackberry Farm Storybook, Jane Pilgrim (out of print)
Monster Looks for a House, Ellen Blance/Ann Cook/Quentin Blake (scarce)
and
The Christopher Robin Book of Verse, A.A. Milne/E.H. Shepard

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Non-Fiction

Jew and Greek: A Study in the Primitive Church, Dom Gregory Dix (out of print)
A History of the Medieval Church: 590-1500, Margaret Deanesly
The Brethren of the Common Life, Albert Hyma (history of 14th c. Catholic community, out of print)
Modern Premillennialism and the Christian Hope, Harris Franklin Rall (out of print)
The Millennium in the Church: Studies in the History of Christian Chiliasm, D.H. Kromminga (scarce)
Great Hymns and their stories, W.J. Limmer Sheppard
Street Singing and Preaching: A Book of New Psalms, Martin Bell (out of print)
Knowing Jesus, James Alison (based on the thought of Réne Girard)
No Logo, Naomi Klein
The Collapse of Globalism and the Reinvention of the World, John Ralston Saul
The Assault on Reason, Al Gore (May 2007)
The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth, Tim Flannery
The Elegant Universe, Brian Greene
Bully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History, Stephen Jay Gould
Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction, Eugenie Scott
The Doors of Perception/Heaven and Hell, Aldous Huxley
Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals, John Gray
Hidden Symbolism of Alchemy and the Occult Arts, Herbert Silberer (out of print, scarce)
The Women's Spirituality Book, Diane Stein
Dropped Threads, ed. Carol Shields/Marjorie Anderson
Desire: In Seven Voices (essays by E. Lau, D. Brand, C. Shields, etc.)
Maggie Kuhn on Aging, ed. Dieter Hessel
Freedom of Angels: Surviving Goldenbridge Orphanage, Bernadette Fahy (out of print)
Price of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World, Jan Goodwin
Crossroads of Civilization: 3000 Years of Persian History, Clive Irving (out of print)
Under Pontious Pilate: Being a part of the correspondence between Caius Claudius Proculus in Judea and Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus in Athens, trans. William Schuyler
The Curse of the Pharaohs, Philipp Vandenberg
Constantine, Ramsay MacMullen
The Medieval Plague, Geoffrey Marks
Ancient and Medieval Warfare, Spaulding/Nickerson
Battles for Wargamers: The 2nd Punic War, Terence Wise (scarce)
The Mind of Adolf Hitler: The Secret Wartime Report, Walter Langer
Hitler's Teutonic Knights: SS Panzers in Action, Bruce Quarrie
Luftwaffe Handbook: 1939-1945, Alfred Price ($8 at Aqua, $23 at Burton Lysecki)
The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II, Iris Chang
East of Chosin: Entrapment and Breakout in Korea 1950, Roy Appleman
Like Lions They Fought: The Zulu War and the Last Black Empire in South Africa, Robert Edgerton
The Seven Ages of the British Army, Field Marshall Lord Carver
The Life and Times of John Wayne (illustrated)
Wild and Wooly: An Encyclopedia of the Old West, Denis McLoughlin (out of print)
Roanoke: The Abandoned Colony, Karen Ordahl Kupperman
A Veteran of 1812: The Life of James FitzGibbon, Mary Agnes FitzGibbon
St. Catherines: Garden on the Canal, An Illustrated History, Robert Shipley ($15, out of print, scarce)
1,000 Places to See Before You Die, Patricia Schultz
PADI: Open Water Diver Manual
PADI: Adventures in Diving (advanced)
Robert Méthodique: Dictionnaire méthodique du français actuel
The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia, David Crystal (out of print)
Less Than Nothing Is Really Something: A Young Math Book, Robert Froman (scarce)
and
Sally Go Round the Sun: 300 Songs, Rhymes and Games of Canadian Children, Edith Fowke ($8 at Aqua, $30 at Burton Lysecki)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"The ignorance among American people regarding the preparation of foods is simply appalling", The Folly of Meat-Eating, How to Conserve our Food Supply, A Plea for Saner Living, Otto Carqué ($10, scarce, pub. Ontario 1970)


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