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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 12/07/09


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

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Castro's Curveball - Tim Wendel

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Havana Heat - Darryl Brock

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The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope

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The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations - Jonathan Sacks

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Kings of Convergence: The Fight for Control of Canada's Media - Gordon Pitts (out of print)

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1688: A Global History - John Wills

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The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

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Egyptian and Near Eastern Painting - Robert Boulanger

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Christmas Trolls - Jan Brett

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The Most Beautiful Villages of Normandy - Hugh Palmer

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The Most Beautiful Villages of the Dordogne - Hugh Palmer

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The Most Beautiful Villages of Provence - Hugh Palmer

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Cooking With Fruit - Payne/Senior (out of print)

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Ofélia: A Taste of Brazil - Melo/Pagano (out of print)

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The Ice Cream Book - Poole/Partington (out of print)

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Winnipeg: An Illustrated History - Alan Artibise

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The Very Quiet Cricket - Eric Carle

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Last of the Crazy People, Timothy Findley
The Selected Stories, Mavis Gallant
Setting Free the Bears, John Irving
The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint, Brady Udall
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Raymond Carver
Eating People is Wrong, Malcolm Bradbury
The City Man, Howard Akler
Giraffe, J.M. Ledgard
On the Road, Jack Kerouac
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, Milan Kundera
Notes from Underground/The Grand Inquisitor, Fyodor Dostoevsky
Invitation to a Beheading, Vladimir Nabokov
Querelle of Brest, Jean Genet
100 Love Sonnets, Pablo Neruda (dual-language)
The Empire Builders and Other Poems, R.J.C. Stead (1908)
Tyrannosaurus Rex Versus the Corduroy Kid, Simon Armitage (poetry)
Confessions of a Fertility Expert, Priscila Uppal (poetry)
Radio Silence, Bruce Meyer (poetry)
Parts Unknown: Wrestling, Gimmicks and Other Works, Michael Holmes (poetry)
Save Me, Joe Louis, M.T. Kelly
Tahuri, Ngahuia Te Awekotuku
Lost Girls and Love Hotels, Catherine Hanrahan
Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen (CD audiobook)
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower, C.S. Forester
The Scarlet Pimpernel, Baroness Orczy
Lord Darcy, Randall Garrett
On Stranger Tides, Tim Powers
Something More, Paul Cornell
Yukiko's Spinach, Frédéric Boilet (graphic novel)
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The Breadwinner: An Afghan Child in a War Torn Land, Deborah Ellis

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Non-Fiction

Tokens of Trust: An Introduction to Christian Belief, Rowan Williams
Take and Read: An Annotated List of Spiritual Reading, Eugene Peterson
Ascent to Love: The Spiritual Teaching of St. John of the Cross, Ruth Burrows (scarce)
Luther: An Experiment in Biography, H.G. Haile
Christianity for Modern Pagans: Pascal's Pensées Explained, Peter Kreeft
The Bible for Students of Literature and Art, ed. G.B. Harrison
The Unauthorized Version: Truth and Ficion in the Bible, Robin Lane Fox
Reason and Revelation in the Middle Ages, Etienne Gilson
The Use and Abuse of History, Nietzsche
Radical Priorities, Noam Chomsky (out of print)
Static: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back, Amy Goodman/David Goodman (signed)
The Audacity of Hope, Barack Obama
The Audacity of Hope, Barack Obama (CD Audiobook)
The Rights Revolution, Michael Ignatieff (CBC Massey Lectures)
Latin America: At War with the Past, Carlos Fuentes (CBC Massey Lectures)
Fire from the Mountain: The Making of a Sandinista, Omar Cabezas (out of print)
Japan: A Reinterpretation, Patrick Smith
The Duel: The Eighty-Day Struggle Between Churchill and Hitler, John Lukacs
Wilson's Ghost: Reducing the Risk of Conflict, Killing, and Catastrophe in the 21st Century, Robert McNamara/James Blight
A History of the Jews, Paul Johnson
Ancient Israel and Ancient Greece: Religion, Politics and Culture, John Pairman Brown
The Peloponnesian War, Donald Kagan
The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Friedman
Becoming Human: Evolution and Human Uniqueness, Ian Tattersall
Science and the Shabby Curate of Poetry: Essays About the Two Cultures, Martin Green
The Genius of Science: A Portrait Gallery of Twentieth-Century Physicists, Abraham Pais (out of print)
First You Build a Cloud and Other Reflections on Physics as a Way of Life, K.C. Cole
Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age, Duncan Watts
The Elegant Universe: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory, Brian Greene
Healthy Drinks: 60 Healthy Juices, Shakes, Cocktails and Tonics, Kathryn Hawkins
The Pasta Bible, Christian Teubner
Pumpkins and Squashes: Gardening, Crafts and Recipes, Caroline Boisset
Writing from the Heart: Tapping the Power of Your Inner Voice, Nancy Slonim Aronie
A Pefect Mess: How Crammed Closets, Cluttered Offices, and On-the-Fly Planning Make the World a Better Place, Eric Abrahamson/David Freedman
Feng Shui Beauty, Billy Yamaguchi
A Year of Spirituality: A Seasonal Guide to New Awareness, Ingrid Collins
At Home with Music: The Recollections and Reflections of an Unabashed Amateur, Leonard Marsh
Yesterdays: Popular Song in America, Charles Hamm
Twenty-Four Italian Songs and Arias of the 17th and 18th Centuries for Medium High Voice
Carols for Choirs 4: Fifty Carols for Sopranos and Altos, arr. David Willcocks/John Rutter
The New Best of the Steve Miller Band (piano/vocal/guitar)
Step One: Play Guitar Chords, Len Vogler (with CD)
Hal Leonard's Guitar Method: Books 1-3, Will Schmid
Portrait Gallery: Artists, Impresarios, Intimates, Agnes de Mille
Aegean Art and Architecture, Preziosi/Hitchcock
The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade, Thomas Lynch
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, Azar Nafisi
Living in the World as if It Were Home: Essays, Tim Lilburn
Bread Out of Stone, Dionne Brand
The Death of Woman Wang, Jonathan Spence
My Childhood, Maxim Gorky
Mencken and Sara: A Life in Letters, ed. Marion Rodgers
Une prière américaine, Jim Morrison
The American Night: The Writings of Jim Morrison Volume II
Wilderness: The Lost Writings of Jim Morrison
Baseball and Billions: A Probing Look Inside the Big Business of Our National Pastime, Andrew Zimbalist
The Story of Baseball, Lawrence Ritter
Speaking of Baseball, ed. David Plaut
Mudville Diaries: A Book of Baseball Memories, ed. Mike Schacht
Home Run: A Modern Approach to Baseball Skill Building, Michael McRae
Pitching Around Fidel: A Journey into the Heart of Cuban Sports, S.L. Price
Making the Majors: The Transformation of Team Sports in America, Eric Leifer
Playing for Keeps: Michael Jordan and the World He Made, David Halberstam
White Angels: Beckham, Real Madrid and the New Football, John Carlin
When Beckham Went to Spain: Power, Stardom and Real Madrid, Jimmy Burns
The Majors, John Feinstein (golf)
A Loonie for Luck: A True Fable About Hockey and the Olympics, Roy MacGregor
Famous Lasting Words: Great Canadian Quotations, John Robert Colombo
The Seven Deadly Sins: 1500 Quotations, ed. Steven Schwartz
Rare Words: 500 Arcane But Useful Words for Language Lovers, Jan/Hallie Leighton
One Hundred Graces, ed. Marcia/Jack Kelly
The Last Word: Tombstone Wit and Wisdom, Nicola Gillies
How to Be Idle, Tom Hodgkinson
Think Like a Billionaire, Donald Trump
Do What You Love for the Rest of Your Life, Bob Griffiths
Perspective: The Key to Life, Cal Botterill/Tom Patrick
Teach Yourself Canoeing
The Basic Essentials of Canoe Paddling, Harry Roberts
Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and Nelson's Battle of Trafalgar, Adam Nicolson
Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates, David Cordingly
Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings, Jonathan Raban
Canadian Ruthenia: Traveler's Memoirs, Nestor Dmytriw (text in Ukrainian, Winnipeg, 1972, scarce)
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Family, Church, and Market: A Mennonite Community in the Old and the New Worlds 1850-1930, Royden Loewen (very scarce, $150 online, $50 at Aqua)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"At each bronchial bifurcation or trifurcation the rat lung usually shows a cellular formation of variable importance which is commonly known by the name of lymphoid tissue focus of the bronchal wall or peribronchial lymphoid tissue focus, and which is a part of the lymphoid tissue present in several regions of the lung."

Experimental Study of the Dust-Clearance Mechanism of the Lung, Pablo Jiménez Brundelet (Helsinki, 1965)


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