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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 01/18/10


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

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Paradise Alley - Kevin Baker

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Rock On: An Office Power Ballad - Dan Kennedy

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Smonk - Tom Franklin

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Procession of the Dead - D.B. Shan

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The Imago Sequence and Other Stories - Laird Barron

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Isis: A Tale of the Supernatural - Douglas Clegg

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Breathers: A Zombie's Lament - S.G. Browne

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13 Bullets: A Vampire Tale - David Wellington

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Bite Marks: A Vampire Testament - Terence Taylor

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Klimt - Gilles Néret

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The King of Vodka: The Story of Pyotr Simirnov - Linda Himelstein

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The Mystery of Courage - William Ian Miller

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Amazing Fantasy Omnibus

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The Marvel Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide

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The Best of the Spirit - Will Eisner

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The Complete Peanuts: 1950-1952

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The Complete Peanuts: 1957-1958 (plus six more in the series)

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Death of Bunny Munro, Nick Cave
Spooner, Pete Dexter
Sharp Teeth, Toby Barlow (werewolves)
Dracula the Un-Dead, Dacre Stoker
Vampire Zero: A Vampire Tale, David Wellington
99 Coffins: A Historical Vampire Tale, David Wellington
The Book of Dave, Will Self
The Collected Works of Billy the Kid, Michael Ondaatje
Beyond Black, Hilary Mantel
Human Croquet, Kate Atkinson
Waiting, Ha Jin
The Thief and the Dogs, Naguib Mahfouz (Egypt, trans.)
The Life of a Simple Man, Emile Guillaumin (France, trans.)
Selected Stories, Alphonse Daudet
The End of the Dream and Other Stories, John Neihardt
I Am Thinking of My Darling, Vincent McHugh (out of print)
The Tide is Right, Hugo Charteris
Rat, Andrzej Zaniewski (Poland, trans.)
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, Patrick Suskind
Doctor Faustus: The Life of the German Composer Adrian Leverkuhn as Told by a Friend, Thomas Mann
Fake Math, Ryan Fitzpatrick (poetry)
Rhapsody in D, Todd Bruce (poetry)
Cusp/Detritus, Catherine Owen (poetry)
Tamarack and Clearcut: Haiku by Marianne Bluger/Photographs by Rudi Haas
Dylan, Sidney Michaels (play)
Out Cry, Tennessee Williams (play)
Murderer, Anthony Shaffer (play)
Lysistrata, Aristophanes (illus. by Picasso)
Shinigami: God of Death, Django Wexler
Johnny Gruesome, Gregory Lamberson
The Suicide Collectors, David Oppegaard
The Secret of Crickley Hall, James Herbert
The Lurker at the Threshold, H.P. Lovecraft
Lord of the Spiders, Michael Moorcock
The Princess Bride, William Goldman
The Book of the Dun Cow, Walter Wangerin (hardcover)
The Once and Future King, T.H. White (hardcover)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling
A Ring of Endless Light, Madeleine L'Engle (hardcover)
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle
A Wind in the Door, Madeleine L'Engle
A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Madeleine L'Engle
Good Work Secret Seven, Enid Blyton
Changes at Fairacre, Miss Read
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The Apostle, Robert Duvall (screenplay)

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Non-Fiction

The Irrational Season, Madeleine L'Engle
Two-Part Invention, Madeleine L'Engle
Thoughts and Minor Works, Blaise Pascal
Pensées, Blaise Pascal
The Greek New Testament
Greek To Me: Learning New Testament Greek, Story/Story
A Reader's Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, Sakae Kubo
Learning to Read Midrash, Simi Peters
God, Alexander Waugh
Many Ways to Nirvana, The Dalai Lama
Open Mind, Discriminating Mind: Reflections on Human Possibilities, Charles Tart
Imagination as Space and Freedom: Dialogue Between the Ego and the Unconscious, Verena Kast
Ruin the Sacred Truths: Poetry and Belief from the Bible to the Present, Harold Bloom
Phenomenology of Spirit, Hegel
The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit, Melvin Konner
Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Max Born
Nature's Imagination: The Frontiers of Scientific Vision, ed. John Cornwell
The Dance of Molecules: How Nanotechnology is Changing Our Lives, Ted Sargent
Codes of Evolution: The Synaptic Language Revealing the Secrets of Matter, Life, and Thought, Rush Dozier
Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age, Bill McKibben
Waiting for the Weekend, Witold Rybczynski
I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action, Jackie Chan
This Terrible Business Has Been Good To Me: An Autobiography, Norman Jewison
The Lives of Beryl Markham, Errol Trzebinski
Give Us Each Day: The Diary of Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Yann Andrea Steiner, Marguerite Duras
The Prime of Life, Simone de Beauvoir
The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald
Nightingale Fever: Russian Poets in Revolution, Ronald Hingley
Choura: The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova (dance, out of print)
First Light: A Magical Journey, Carol O'Biso
Pimatisiwin: Walking the Anishinabe Way, Mary Isabelle Young (scarce)
Night Spirits: The Story of the Relocation of the Sayisi Dene, Ila Bussidor and Üstün Bilgen-Reinart
México Profundo: Reclaiming a Civilization, Guillermo Bonfil Batalla
The Shackled Continent: Power, Corruption, and African Lives, Robert Guest
Kinship: A Family's Journey in Africa and America, Philippe Wamba
Chronology of African-American History, Alton Hornsby
Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black, Bell Hooks
No Logo, Naomi Klein
The Art of the Steal: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Fraud, Frank Abagnale
Flimflam Man: How Con Games Work, Allen Henderson
Rat: How the World's Most Notorious Rodent Clawed Its Way to the Top, Jerry Langton
Postcards from the End of the World: Child Abuse in Freud's Vienna, Larry Wolff
A Razor for a Goat: Problems in the History of Witchcraft and Diabolism, Elliot Rose
On the Rampage: Corporate Predators and the Destruction of Democracy, Russell Mokhiber/Robert Weissman
The Evolution of Progress: The End of Economic Growth and the Beginning of Human Transformation, Owen Paepke
Trading Up: The New American Luxury, Michael Silverstein/Neil Fiske
The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many, Noam Chomsky
Selected Writings on Anarchism and Revolution, P.A. Kropotkin
Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America, Rick Perlstein
Political Babble: The 1,000 Dumbest Things Ever Said by Politicians, David Olive
Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides, Christian G. Appy
The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon, Alex Kershaw
Escape From The Deep: The Epic Story of a Legendary Submarine and Her Courageous Crew, Alex Kershaw
Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places, Bill Streever
57 Hours: A Survivor's Account of the Moscow Hostage Drama, Vesselin Nedkov and Paul Wilson
When Man is the Prey: True Stories of Animals Attacking Humans, ed. by Michael Tougias
The First Family: Terror, Extortion, Revenge, Murder, and the Birth of the American Mafia, Mike Dash
Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, Bryan Burrough
The Victorian Undertaker, Trevor May
Scene of the Crime: A Writer's Guide to Crime-Scene Investigations, Anne Wingate
Cause of Death: A Writer's Guide to Death, Murder and Forensic Medicine, Keith Wilson
Police Procedural: A Writer's Guide to the Police and How They Work, Russell Bintliff
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within, Natalie Goldberg
The Hollywood Standard: The Complete Guide to Script Format and Style, Christopher Riley
Film Scheduling, Ralph Singleton
Helicopter Maintenance
Aircraft Inspection, Repair and Alterations, U.S. DOT/FAA
A/P Technician Airframe Textbook
A/P Technician Powerplant Textbook
and
Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians, Larry Reithmaier

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"We want to survive without getting hurt, without hurting anyone else, and most importantly, without getting caught in the process."

Successful Armed Robbery, Harold S. Long (scarce)


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