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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 01/25/10


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

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Rome: The Biography of a City - Christopher Hibbert (out of print)

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Warfare in the Seventeenth Century - John Childs (out of print)

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The Napoleonic Wars: An Illustrated History 1792-1815 - Michael Glover (out of print)

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Scottish Highlanders - Charles MacKinnon (out of print)

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Scotland: The Story of a Nation - Magnus Magnusson

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Scotland the Brave: The Story of the Scottish Soldier - John Laffin (out of print)

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Kandinsky - Hajo Duchting

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Designer Guys: Finding Your Personal Style - Chris Hyndman/Steven Sabados

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Henri Matisse Cut-outs

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The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America's First Superhero - William Kalush/Larry Sloman

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Ever After: The Last Years of Musical Theater and Beyond - Barry Singer

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I Don't Mean to Be Rude, but... Simon Cowell

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The Monsters of Templeton - Lauren Groff

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Watchmen - Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons

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The Solitude of Thomas Cave - Georgina Harding

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The Spirit: The Movie Visual Companion

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The Watership Down Film Picture Book

Also new this week

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Fiction

Plain Truth, Jodi Picoult
Fighting Back, Catherine MacPhail
The Green Knight, Iris Murdoch
An Unofficial Rose, Iris Murdoch
Dubliners, James Joyce
The Thomas Wolfe Reader
Siddhartha, Herman Hesse
The First Man, Albert Camus
A Coney Island of the Mind, Lawrence Ferlinghetti (poetry)
The Favourite Game, Leonard Cohen
Lenny Bruce is Dead, Jonathan Goldstein
The Kindly Ones, Jonathan Littell
Coyote Blue, Christopher Moore
Chronic City, Jonathan Lethem
Sideways, Rex Pickett
Pandora in the Congo, Albert Sánchez Piñol (Catalan, trans.)
The World More Full of Weeping, Robert Wiersema
The Wolfman, Nicholas Pekearo
Kornwolf, Tristan Egolf (Amish werewolf)
Blood Pressure: A Vampire Testament, Terence Taylor
Dusk, Tim Lebbon
Banquet for the Damned, Adam LG Nevill
Dead Meat: The Complete Books of Sabat, Guy N. Smith (scarce)
Darkly Dreaming Dexter, Jeff Lindsay
I Am Not a Serial Killer, Dan Wells
Patient Zero, Jonathan Maberry
A Twisted Ladder, Rhodi Hawk
The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike, Philip K. Dick
Branded Woman, Wade Miller (plus six more in the Hard Case Crime series)
Triple Wimsey: Three Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, Dorothy L. Sayers
The Holy War, John Bunyan
and
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Book)

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Non-Fiction

A Severe Mercy, Sheldon Vanauken
Under the Mercy, Sheldon Vanauken
Reaching Out, Henri Nouwen
Jesus: A Gospel, Henri Nouwen
Life of the Beloved, Henri Nouwen
Run to the Mountain: The Journals of Thomas Merton 1939-1941
The Seven Storey Mountain, Thomas Merton
Orthodoxy, G.K. Chesterton
St. Francis of Assisi, G.K. Chesterton
The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi
The Rule of St. Benedict, St. Benedict
The Story of a Soul, Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
Maurice and Thérèse: The Story of a Love, Patrick Ahern
The Imitation of Christ, Thomas à Kempis
The Faith of Our Fathers, James Cardinal Gibbons
Pocket Catholic Dictionary, John Hardon
The Golden Legend, Jacobus de Voragine
A History of Christianity, Paul Johnson
A History of the Jews, Paul Johnson
A History of God, Karen Armstrong
The Wisdom of Insecurity, Alan Watts
Ethics in an Age of Technology: The Gifford Lectures, Ian Barbour
Hegemony or Survival, Noam Chomsky
Talks at the Yenan Forum on Literature and Art, Mao Tse-Tung
My Disillusionment in Russia, Emma Goldman
Free Ourselves: Forgotten Goals of the Revolution, Arthur Aron
In Union is Strength, James Napier McCrorie (Saskatoon, 1964, scarce)
Gandhi the Man: The Story of His Transformation, Eknath Easwaran
Gandhi: His Life and Message, Louis Fischer
A History of Private Life: Passions of the Renaissance, ed. Roger Chartier
The Founders of the Western World: A History of Greece and Rome, Michael Grant
The Emperor Romanus Lecapenus and His Reign: A Study of Tenth-Century Byzantium, Steven Runciman
How the Irish Saved Civilization, Thomas Cahill
The History of Money, Jack Weatherford
Cavaliers and Roundheads: The English Civil War 1642-1649, Christopher Hibbert (out of print)
Fatal Passage: The Untold Story of John Rae, the Arctic Adventurer Who Discovered the Fate of Franklin, Ken McGoogan
The Nazi Seizure of Power: The Experience of a Single German Town 1930-1935, William Sheridan Allen
Hitler's War, Edwin Hoyt
Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler
Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member, Sanyika Shakur, aka Monster Kody Scott
A Death in Belmont, Sebastian Junger
Internal Bleeding: The Truth Behind America's Terrifying Epidemic of Medical Mistakes, Robert Wachter/Kaveh Shojania
Too Far from Home: A Story of Life and Death in Space, Chris Jones
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics, Leonard Susskind
Hurricane Almanac, Bryan Norcross
F5: Devastation, Survival, and the Most Violent Tornado Outbreak of the Twentieth Century, Mark Levine
Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming, Chris Mooney
Farmageddon: Food and the Culture of Biotechnology, Brewster Kneen
Earth Time: Essays, David Suzuki (signed)
Inventing the Future: Reflections on Science, Technology and Nature, David Suzuki
How to Speak Dog: Mastering the Art of Dog-Human Communication, Stanley Coren
The Social Lives of Dogs, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
The Art of Practicing: A Guide to Making Music from the Heart, Madeline Bruser
Chronicles: Volume I, Bob Dylan
Shadows and Light: The Definitive Joni Mitchell Biography, Karen O'Brien
Straight Whiskey: A Living History of Sex, Drugs, and Rock n Roll on the Sunset Strip, Erik Quisling/Austin Williams (out of print)
She Always Knew How: Mae West, Charlotte Chandler
The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs
African Mythology, Geoffrey Parrinder
Spirits of the Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade in the Seventeenth Century, Madeleine Burnside/Rosemarie Robotham
Feeling the Spirit: Searching the World for the People of Africa, Chester Higgins, jr. (photography, out of print)
Color Design in Photography, Harald Mante
The Photographs of Margaret Bourke-White
Romare Bearden in Black-and-White (photography)
The Camera, Ansel Adams
Extreme DV: How to Produce a Digital Video Feature for Less Than $3000, Rick Schmidt
Build Your Own Stone House: Using the Easy, Slipform Method, Karl/Sue Schwenke
Solar Energy: A Biased Guide, William Ewers
Home Solar Gardening, John Pierce
Mount Moriah: The Story of Deadwood's Boot Hill, Helen Rezatto
Horse Owner's Handbook, Penny Swift
Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding
The Complete Encyclopedia of Herbs, Nico Vermeulen
Australian Women's Weekly Chinese Cooking Class Cookbook
Employee Share Ownership Plans: How to Design and Implement an ESOP in Canada, Perry Phillips (very scarce)
Atlas of Manitoba, ed. Thomas Weir (DNR Winnipeg, 1983)
War: Clippings from a War-Time Scrap-Book, J.S. Woodsworth
and
James Shaver Woodsworth: An Estimate of His Life and Ideas, Frank Underhill

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Will you, then, easily recognize 'neurotics' when you meet them? Not necessarily. For you will find many truly stupid people around."

How to Live with a Neurotic, Albert Ellis


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