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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 11/30/09


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

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain - ed. Kenneth Morgan

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The Lives of the Kings and Queens of England - ed. Antonia Fraser

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The World of Charles Dickens - Angus Wilson

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A History of the Twentieth Century: Volume Two 1933-1951 - Martin Gilbert (out of print)

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Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 - Edwin Burrows/Mike Wallace

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A History of the Twentieth Century: Volume Three 1952-1999 - Martin Gilbert (out of print)

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The Art of Emily Carr - Doris Shadbolt

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Industrial Design A-Z - Charlotte/Peter Fiell (out of print)

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Dance Me to the End of Love - Leonard Cohen/Henri Matisse

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A Pride of Bentleys - Adams/Roberts

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Deep Sea Stories from the Thermopylae Club - ed. Ursula Jupp (out of print)

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Grateful Dead Comix: Sixteen Grateful Dead Classics Interpreted by Leading Comic Book Artists (out of print)

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Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip (Vol. 3)

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A Child's Garden of Verses - Robert Louis Stevenson

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Almost an Elephant - Rhinehart Friesen/Stefan Czernecki (Winnipeg, 1990, very scarce)

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Demon Lover, David Arnason
A Boy of Good Breeding, Miriam Toews
The Collected Works of Billy the Kid, Michael Ondaatje
Book of Mercy, Leonard Cohen
You Can't Go Home Again, Thomas Wolfe
Rockbound, Frank Parker Day
The Violent Friendship of Esther Johnson, Trudy Morgan-Cole
The Last of the Golden Girls, Susan Swan
The Monk Downstairs, Tim Farrington
The Memory Artists, Jeffrey Moore
My Search for Warren Harding, Robert Plunket
Underworld, Don DeLillo
Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Choderlos de Laclos (trans. Richard Aldington)
The Just/The Possessed, Albert Camus (plays)
Four Screenplays, Ingmar Bergman
Norwegian Folk Tales, Asbjornsen/Moe
Legends of Vancouver, E. Pauline Johnson-Tekahionwake
The Sandman: Book of Dreams, ed. Neil Gaiman
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The Children of Hurin, J.R.R. Tolkien

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Non-Fiction

C.S. Lewis: A Biography, Roger Lancelyn Green/Walter Hooper
The C.S. Lewis Index: A Comprehensive Guide to Lewis's Writings and Ideas, ed. Janine Goffar
Creed Without Chaos: Exploring Theology in the Writings of Dorothy L. Sayers, Laura Simmons
The Essence of Julian of Norwich, Ralph Milton
The Essential Jesus, John Dominic Crossan (out of print)
The Works of Richard Sibbes (1577-1635)
Martin Bucer and the English Reformation, Constantin Hopf (very scarce)
Anti-Semitism and the Christian Mind: The Crisis of Conscience after Auschwitz, Alan Davies
The Question of German Guilt, Karl Jaspers
The Fascist Tradition, John Weiss
Theosophy, Rudolf Steiner
Selected Writings, Emile Durkheim
Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life, Philippe Ariès
Symbols and Civilization: Science, Morals, Religion, Art, Ralph Ross
Rites of Birth, Marriage, Death and Kindred Occasions Among the Semites, Julian Morganstern (out of print)
The Gospel According to the Simpsons, Mark Pinsky
Beyond Good and Evil, Friedrich Nietzsche
Basic Writings of Nietzsche
My Sister and I, Friedrich Nietzsche
The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca
Coming to Our Senses: Body and Spirit in the Hidden History of the West, Morris Berman
What We Believe But Cannot Prove, ed. John Brockman
The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller, Carlo Ginzburg
Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution, Gertrude Himmelfarb
Good Tidings: The Belief in Progress from Darwin to Marcuse, Warren Wagar
The Clash of Fundamentalisms, Tariq Ali
Shake Hands with the Devil, Roméo Dallaire
The End and the Beginning: The Nicaraguan Revolution, John Booth
Three Who Made a Revolution: Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin, Bertram Wolfe
Japan Before Perry, Conrad Totman
Visions of Virtue in Tokugawa Japan, Tetsuo Najita
Conflict in Modern Japanese History, Tetsuo Najita
Studies in the Institutional History of Early Modern Japan, ed. John Hall
A Traveler's Guide to Chinese History, Madge Huntington
Down and Out in Paris and London, George Orwell
Screenplay, Syd Field
Selling a Screenplay, Syd Field
The Weekend Novelist, Robert Ray
A Book of Alphabets with Plain, Ornamental, Ancient and Medieval Styles
The Pure Good of Theory, Denis Donoghue
Fables of Identity: Studies in Poetic Mythology, Northrop Frye
The Bush Garden, Northrop Frye
Last Lectures, Roger Fry
Landmarks in European Literature, Philip Gaskell
Iceland Saga, Magnus Magnusson
The Jew in the Medieval World: 315-1791, Jacob Marcus
Judas Maccabaeus, Handel
Dona Nobis Pacem, Vaughan Williams
Magnificat, Franz Schubert
Concord of Sweet Sounds: Musical Instruments in Shakespeare, Gerard Brender à Brandis/David Hoeniger
Life in Georgian England, E.N. Williams
A History of the Wife, Marilyn Yalom
Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII, David Starkey
Cromwell: A Profile, ed. Ivan Roots
A Concise History of the British Empire, Gerald Graham
Scottish Roots: A Step-by-Step Guide for Ancestor-Hunters in Scotland and Overseas, Alwyn James
Pax Britannica: The Climax of the Empire, James Morris (hardcover)
Farewell the Trumpets, James Morris (hardcover)
Spinsters Abroad: Victorian Lady Explorers, Dea Birkett
Women at Work in Medieval Europe, Madeleine Pelner Cosman
The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: 1500-2000, Paul Kennedy
Byzantium, ed. Baynes/Moss
Columbus, Felipe Fernández Armesto (out of print)
Clocks and Culture: 1300-1700, Carlo Cipolla
Art and Myth in Ancient Greece, T.H. Carpenter
Modeling a Likeness in Clay: Capturing Character, Daisy Grubbs (out of print)
The Open Canvas: An Instructional Encyclopedia of Openwork Techniques, Carolyn Ambuter (out of print)
The Bishop Method of Clothing Construction, Bishop/Arch (out of print)
The Ultimate Papercraft and Origami Book, Jackson/A'Court (out of print)
The Complete Book of Colour, Suzy Chiazzari
Wildflowers Across the Prairies, ed. Vance/Jowsey (out of print)
Classic Italian Cuisine, ed. Rosemary Moon
Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle, David Wann
The Singing Cure: An Introduction to Voice Movement Therapy, Paul Newham
Dr. Dre: The Biography, Ronin Ro
Biggie, Violetta Wallace
Notorious C.O.P.: The NYPD's First Hip-Hop Cop, Derrick Parker
Shooting for Glory, Paul Henderson (out of print)
Clear the Track: The Eddie Shack Story, Ross Brewitt
Messier, Jeff Klein
Hockey's Book of Firsts, James Duplacey
Sting Like a Bee: The Muhammad Ali Story, José Torres
A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s, Roger Kahn
Diamonds Forever, ed. W.P. Kinsella
Jackrabbits in the Outfield: Inside the Winnipeg Goldeyes, John Hindle (scarce)
Search Out the Land: The Jews and the Growth of Equality in British Colonial America 1740-1867, Godfrey/Godfrey
Incorrigible, Velma Demerson (woman imprisoned for having Chinese lover in 1930s Toronto)
The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice, Stephen Leacock
Brampton: An Illustrated History, Helga Loverseed (out of print)
and
Lifeline to the Yukon: A History of Yukon River Navigation, Barry Anderson (out of print)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Gee whiz, the show is really good, but if only we could come up with something spectacular..."

The Chocolate Bunnies from Hell Colouring Book, P.J. Burton/Dan Phelps


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