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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 01/11/10


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

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Molvania: A Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry

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Phaic Tan: Sunstroke on a Shoestring

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Asiaddict: A Cartoon Travelog by Mats!?

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Love Creeps - Amanda Filipacchi

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Of Love and Other Demons - Gabriel García Márquez

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The Gentleman in the Parlour: A Record of a Journey from Rangoon to Haiphong - Somerset Maugham

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Lords of Italy - Orville Prescott (out of print)

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Beyond the Highland Line: Highland History and Culture - Caroline Bingham (out of print)

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England in the Age of Hogarth - Derek Jarrett

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Moosewood Cookbook - Mollie Katzen

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Marcella's Italian Kitchen - Marcella Hazan

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Still Life with Menu Cookbook - Mollie Katzen (out of print)

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Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Book (out of print)

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The Power Filmmaking Kit - Jason Tomaric

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Prince Siddhartha - Jonathan Landaw/Janet Brooke (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal, Christopher Moore
A Long Way Down, Nick Hornby
How To Be Good, Nick Hornby
Mr. Paradise, Elmore Leonard
Mr. Paradise, Elmore Leonard (CD audiobook)
Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut
Timequake, Kurt Vonnegut
Player Piano, Kurt Vonnegut
Lila: An Inquiry into Morals, Robert Pirsig
Anthem, Ayn Rand
Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzsche
The Basic Kafka
Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
A Long Fatal Love Chase, Louisa May Alcott
Behind the Scenes at the Museum, Kate Atkinson
The Member of the Wedding, Carson McCullers
The Road, Cormac McCarthy
Ben in the World, Doris Lessing
A Complicated Kindness, Miriam Toews
The Republic of Love, Carol Shields
King Leary, Paul Quarrington
The Perfect Circle, Pascale Quiviger
The Joke, Milan Kundera
Budding Prospects, T.C. Boyle
My Life as a Fake, Peter Carey
Maps for Lost Lovers, Nadeem Aslam
Arranged Marriage, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet, Xinran
Women of the Silk, Gail Tsukiyama
Stone Field, True Arrow, Kyoko Mori
Dante's Paradiso, Sandow Birk (adapted, with woodcuts)
Folk Stories and Legends of Trinidad, M.P. Alladin (Trinidad, 1968, very scarce)
The Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales
The Complete Illustrated Works of Lewis Carroll
and
The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis (paperback, boxed set)

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Non-Fiction

A Circle of Quiet, Madeleine L'Engle
Sold Into Egypt, Madeleine L'Engle
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew, Thomas Lambdin
A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, William Holladay
Makers of the Modern Theological Mind: Friedrich Schleiermacher, C.W. Christian
Makers of the Modern Theological Mind: Rudolf Bultmann, Morris Ashcraft
Makers of the Modern Theological Mind: Martin Buber, Stephen Panko
Makers of the Modern Theological Mind: Søren Kierkegaard, Elmer Duncan
Makers of the Modern Theological Mind: Karl Barth, David Mueller
plus ten more titles in the Makers of the Modern Theological Mind series
William Temple: An Archbishop for All Seasons, Charles Lowry
Puritans and Calvinism, Peter Toon (scarce)
Philosophical Dictionary, Voltaire
A Nietzsche Reader
The Influence of Darwin on Philosophy, John Dewey
The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness, Erich Fromm
Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon, Daniel Dennett
Encyclopedia of Natural Magic, John Michael Greer
The New Encyclopedia of the Occult, John Michael Greer
Journey to the Underworld (Malaysia, very scarce)
The Contrary Farmer, Gene Logsdon
The Stinking Cookbook: The Stinking Rose Garlic Restaurant
The Good-for-You Garlic Cookbook, Linda Ferrari
Have Some Dim Sum, Evelyn Chau
A Potter's Book, Bernard Leach
Chess for Dummies, James Eade
Mark Wilson's Complete Course in Magic
Eye Candy: 55 Easy Makeup Looks for Glam Lids and Luscious Lashes, Linda Mason
The Beauty of Color, Iman
Makeup Manual, Bobbi Brown
What Would Audrey Do? Timeless Lessons for Living with Grace and Style, Pamela Keogh
How to Dump a Guy: A Coward's Manual, Kate Fillion/Ellen Ladowsky
You Can Be Happy No Matter What, Richard Carlson
Zen to Go: From the Buddha to Yogi Berra, ed. Jon Winokur
Everyday Zen: Love and Work, Charlotte Joko Beck
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, Robin Sharma
How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie
How to Develop Self-Confidence and Influence People by Public Speaking, Dale Carnegie
The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking, Dale Carnegie
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, Dale Carnegie
Living the Habits: The Courage to Change, Stephen Covey
Birdies, Pars, and Bogeys: Leadership Lessons from the Links, David Cottrell
The Automatic Millionaire Homeowner, David Bach
Guerrilla Selling: Unconventional Weapons and Tactics for Increasing Your Sales, Jay Levinson
Inc Magazine's 301 Great Management Ideas from America's Most Innovative Small Companies
The 101 Greatest Business Principles of All Time, ed. Leslie Pockell
Sunzi Speaks: The Art of War, Tsai Chih Chung
The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas, Paul Theroux
Too Much Tuscan Sun: Confessions of a Chianti Tour Guide, Dario Castagno
I Came, I Saw, I Lost My Luggage, Peter Biddlecombe
Imaginary Homelands, Salman Rushdie
Steinbeck: A Life in Letters
Bruce Chatwin, Nicholas Shakespeare
I'm With the Band: Confessions of a Groupie, Pamela Des Barres
Don't Tell Dad, Peter Fonda
Care Packages: Letters to Christopher Reeve from Strangers and Other Friends, Dana Reeve
Three Weeks with My Brother, Nicholas/Micah Sparks
An Ordinary Man, Paul Rusesabagina (Hotel Rwanda)
Long Walk to Freedom, Nelson Mandela
Lincoln the Unknown, Dale Carnegie
Cheats, Charlatans, and Chicanery: More Outrageous Tales of Skulduggery, Andreas Schroeder
The Lore of Averages: Facts, Figures and Stories that Make Everday Life Extraordinary, Karen Farrington
More Information than You Require, John Hodgman
The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet is Killing Our Culture, Andrew Keen
The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life, John Maeda
The Overspent American: Why We Want What We Don't Need, Juliet Schor
The Chomsky Reader, Noam Chomsky
More Fighting for Canada: Five Battles 1760-1944, ed. Donald Graves
and
The Story Behind Manitoba Names: How Cities, Towns, Villages and Whistle Stops Got their Names, Ted Stone

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Swinging the arms, eating upon the street, sucking the parasol handles, and loud and boisterous talking and laughing are all signs of ill-breeding."

Manners and Morals of Long Ago, John Duncan


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