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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 01/04/10


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

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The Womanizer: A Man of His Time - Rick Salutin

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Frank Miller's Sin City: The Hard Goodbye

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The Book of Ifs and Buts - Rabindranath Maharaj

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The Collapse of Globalism and the Reinvention of the World - John Ralston Saul

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Fighters 1914-1919: Attack and Training Aircraft - Kenneth Munson

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Deadly Feasts: The Prion Controversy and the Public's Health - Richard Rhodes

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Restoration London - Liza Picard (out of print)

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The Diary of a Napoleonic Foot Soldier - Jakob Walter

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Medieval England

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The Egyptian Book of Living and Dying - Joann Fletcher

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Visions of Heaven and Hell - Richard Cavendish (out of print)

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The Book of Kells - Iain Zaczek (out of print)

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Treasures of the Vatican Collections

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MC Escher - Sandra Forty

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A Brief History of Painting 2000 BC - AD 2000 - Roy Bolton

Also new this week

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Fiction

Amrita, Banana Yoshimoto
Unlocking the Air and Other Stories, Ursula Le Guin
Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
When I Forgot, Elina Hirvonen (Finland, trans.)
The Breed of Those Early Years, Heinrich Böll (Germany, trans.)
The Last Summer, Boris Pasternak (Russia, trans.)
The Diary of a Nobody, George/Weedon Grossmith
Tales from Firozsha Baag, Rohinton Mistry
The Salterton Trilogy, Robertson Davies
Dust to Dust, Timothy Findley
The Case of Lena S., David Bergen
The Bridge Out of Town, Jake MacDonald
In Search of April Raintree, Beatrice Culleton
Collected Poems of Raymond Souster: 1955-1962
The Office Tower Tales, Alice Major (poetry)
Suicide Psalms, Mari-Lou Rowley (poetry)
Kahlo: The World Split Open, Linda Frank (poetry)
Cantos from Wolverine Creek, Brenda Schmidt (poetry)
Watermarks, Joanne Page (poetry)
During, Karen Houle (poetry)
Aquella luz, la que estremece/The Light That Makes Us Tremble, Nela Rio (poetry)
Wearing My People Like a Shawl, Dorothy Field (poetry)
Daughters of Men, Brenda Leifso (poetry)
Mongrel Love, Judith Krause (poetry)
The Invisibility Exhibit, Sachiko Murakami (poetry)
The Complete Father Brown, G.K. Chesterton
The Printer's Devil, Paul Bajoria
Hans Harder's No Strangers in Exile, ed. Al Reimer (scarce)
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A Sackful of Plautdietsch: A Collection of Mennonite Low German Stories and Poems, Al Reimer (very scarce)

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Non-Fiction

Leaves from the Notebooks of a Tamed Cynic, Reinhold Niebuhr
The Living Reminder, Henri Nouwen
The Ironic Christian's Companion, Patrick Henry
The Life and Works of Flavius Josephus
The Growing Storm: Sketches of Church History from 600-1350, G.S.M. Walker
Creation Myths, Marie-Louise Von Franz
Homo Viator, Gabriel Marcel
A History of Philosophy: Vols I and II, Wilhelm Windelband
A Dictionary of Philosophy (Progress Publishers)
On the Genealogy of Morals/Ecce Homo, Friedrich Nietzsche
The Language of God, Francis Collins
Essential Zen, Tanahashi/Schneider
The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch: The Tun-Huang Manuscript
Islam and the West, Bernard Lewis
Longitudes and Attitudes: The World in the Age of Terrorism, Thomas Friedman
Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Freire
Psychic Energy: Its Source and Its Transformation, Esther Harding
Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea, Charles Seife
Quitting, Robert Seaton
Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser
The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation, Laura Lee
Cocktail-O-Matic: The Little Black Book of Cocktail, Suzanne Matczuk
The Action Heroine's Handbook, Jennifer Worick
Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles, Anthony Swofford
Douglas Bader: A Biography, Robert Jackson
Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy, Terry Copp
D-Day 1944: Voices from Normandy, Robin Neillands/Roderick de Normann
The London Scottish in the Second World War: 1939-1945, ed. Brigadier C.N. Barclay
Russia's War: A History of the Soviet War Effort 1941-1945, Richard Overy
Stalin: Breaker of Nations, Robert Conquest
The Man Who Knew Too Much: The Strange and Inventive Life of Robert Hooke 1635-1703, Stephen Inwood
The Annotated Walden, Thoreau/Stern
Out of My Life and Thought, Albert Schweitzer
The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity, Roy Porter
Mythology of the British Isles, Geoffrey Ashe
British Folktales, Katharine Briggs
Memoirs of an Indian Woman, Shudha Mazumdar
A Very Easy Death, Simone de Beauvoir
Waiting for the Messiah: A Memoir, Irving Layton
A Company of Readers: Uncollected Writings of Auden, Barzun and Trilling, ed. Arthur Krystal
Geary's Guide to the World's Great Aphorists, James Geary
Picasso: Creator and Destroyer, Arianna Huffington (out of print)
Matt's Old Masters: Titian/Rubens/Velazquez/Hogarth, Matthew Collings
Art Since 1960, Michael Archer
From Expressionism to Post-Modernism: Styles and Movements in 20th-century Western Art, ed. Jane Turner
Japanese Design Motifs: 4260 Illustrations of Japanese Crests, Fumie Adachi
The Grammar of Ornament: A Unique Collection of More than 2350 Classic Patterns, Owen Jones
Lithography, Henry Cliffe
Ceramic Screen Printing, Albert Kosloff
Screen Process Methods of Reproduction, Bert Zahn
Bookbinding Made Easy, Lee Klinefelter
Boxed set on Richard Wagner's Ring, George Bernard Shaw/Robert Gutman/John Culshaw
A-Z Guide to Film Terms, Tim Moshansky
Photoreading, Paul Scheele
What They Really Teach You at the Harvard Business School, Francis Kelly
The E-Myth: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do about It, Michael Gerber
E-Myth Mastery, Michael Gerber
No Opportunity Wasted, Phil Keoghan
The Way of the Wizard, Deepak Chopra
Songs for the People: Teachings on the Natural Way, Arthur Solomon
My Life in France, Julia Child
The How to...On Whole Food Cookbook, Harriet Greene/Roanne Lewis (scarce)
The Vegetable Bible, Christian Teubner
Favorite Recipes (Canadian Western Horse Assoc., Winnipeg, 2002)
Food that Really Schmecks: Mennonite Country Cooking, Edna Staebler
The Mennonites: A Pictorial History of Their Lives in Canada, Andreas Schroeder
The Bergthal Colony, William Schroeder (scarce)
An Introduction to the Russian Mennonites, Wally Kroeker
The Odyssey of the Bergen Family, Gerhard Lohrenz (scarce)
The Lost Generation and Other Stories, Gerhard Lohrenz (scarce)
Memories from My Life, Heinrich Friesen
Diary of Anna Baerg: 1916-1924
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Wolves Among Sheep: The True Story of Murder in a Jehovah's Witness Community, James Kostelniuk (local history)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"And in the morning you get up any time you like - so long as it isn't later than 5:30."

The Kit Book for Soldiers, Sailors and Marines (1943)


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