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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 02/08/10


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

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The Zombie Survival Guide - Max Brooks

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The R. Crumb Handbook - R. Crumb/Peter Poplaski (out of print)

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Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials - Wayne Douglas Barlowe (out of print)

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Dirt and Deity: A Life of Robert Burns - Ian McIntyre (out of print)

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The Highland Clearances - John Prebble

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William Wallace: Brave Heart - James Mackay

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When the Whalers Were Up North: Inuit Memories from the Eastern Arctic - Dorothy Harley Eber

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Inuit: The North in Transition - Ulli Steltzer

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Onley's Arctic: Diaries and Paintings of the High Arctic - Toni Onley (out of print)

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A Desert Kingdom: The Rajputs of Bikaner - Naveen Patnaik (out of print)

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Evening Ragas: A Photographer in India - Derry Moore (out of print)

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The Divine Comedy - William Blake

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Planet Simpson: How a Cartoon Masterpiece Documented an Era and Defined a Generation - Chris Turner

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The Manitoba School Song Book - Ethel Kinley

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Chibi: A True Story from Japan - Brenner/Takaya/Otani (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Stings: Original Drafts of the Poem in Facsimile, Sylvia Plath
Ariel, Sylvia Plath (poetry)
A Selection, Stevie Smith (poetry)
Gospel, Stephen Scobie (poetry)
The Weight of Oranges, Anne Michaels (poetry)
Variations on Hölderlin, Geoffrey Hlibchuk (poetry)
This Only Home, Dennis Cooley (poetry)
What the Crow Said, Robert Kroetsch
The Haunting of Maddie Prue, Alfred Silver (out of print)
A Shattering of Silence, Farida Karodia
Forms of Devotion, Diane Schoemperlen
Stoner and Spaz, Ron Koertge
The Insiders, J. Minter
Wicked, Gregory Maguire
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
Stephen Hero, James Joyce
Theatre, Somerset Maugham
The Romance of the Rose, Guillaume de Lorris/Jean de Meun
Faust, Goethe
The Box, Richard Matheson
The Silmarillion, Tolkien
Unfinished Tales, Tolkien
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling
The People of Sparks: The Second Book of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
The Prophet of Yonwood: The Third Book of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke
St. Augustine, Matt Joudrey (graphic novel, scarce)
and
Lost in the Steppe, Arnold Dyck (Steinbach, 1974)

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Non-Fiction

The Priestly Kingdom: Social Ethics as Gospel, John Howard Yoder
The MacArthur Study Bible (NKJV)
The Bible and the Role of Women, Krister Stendahl
The Girard Reader, René Girard
The Elements of Unitarianism, George Chryssides
The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom, Jonathan Haidt
Among the Dervishes: A Westerner's Travels through the Land of the Sufis, O.M. Burke
Art and Everything: Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson, G.I. Gurdjieff
The Art of Meditation, Joel Goldsmith
Brainchildren: Essays on Designing Minds, Daniel Dennett
The Origin of Humankind, Richard Leakey
Women in Science: 100 Journeys into the Territory, Vivian Gornick
Hypatia's Heritage: Women in Science from Antiquity through the 19th Century, Margaret Alic
The Spinster and Her Enemies: Feminism and Sexuality 1880-1930, Sheila Jeffreys
The Rocking of the Cradle and the Ruling of the World, Dorothy Dinnerstein (out of print)
Skin, Dorothy Allison (out of print)
The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions, Paula Gunn Allen
Flowers in Salt: The Beginnings of Feminist Consciousness in Modern Japan, Sharon Sievers
The Book of the City of Ladies, Christine de Pizan
The Celtic Realms: The History of the Celtic Peoples from Ancient Times to the Norman Invasion, Myles Dillon/Nora Chadwick
Everybody Who Was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein, Janet Hobhouse
The Insanity Defense: The Complete Prose, Woody Allen
Crossing the River: Essays in Honour of Margaret Laurence, ed. Kristjana Gunnars
The Floating World in Japanese Fiction, Howard Hibbett
Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words, Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge
Get Published, Meg Schneider/Barbara Doyen
Jump Start Your Book Sales, Marilyn/Tom Ross
Small Is the New Big and 183 Other Riffs, Rants, and Remarkable Business Ideas, Seth Godin
Beast, Marna Bunnell/Lisa Murray (Stride Gallery Calgary, 2005)
No X Plain Nation (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2002, very scarce)
House Made of Stars, Colleen Cutschall (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1996, very scarce)
Selections from the Twomey Collection (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1972)
The Inuit Amautik (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1980)
Art and Expression of the Netsilik (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2000)
Inuit Myths, Legends and Songs (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1982)
Jessie Oonark: A Retrospective (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1986)
Eskimo Carvers of Keewatin N.W.T. (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1964)
Drawings and Sculpture from Baker Lake (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1993)
Baker Lake: Prints and Print-Drawings 1970-1976 (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1983)
Between Two Worlds: Sculpture by David Ruben Piqtoukun (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1996)
The Bessie Bulman Collection (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1973)
Still Sane, Persimmon Blackbridge/Sheila Gilhooly
Come Spring: Journey of a Sansei, Haruko Okano
Gray's Anatomy
The Complete Book of Natural Pain Relief, Richard Thomas
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, Michael Pollan
The Canlit Foodbook, Margaret Atwood (out of print)
A Hundred Favorite Fiddle Tunes, Bill Guest
Commonsense Instrument Care: How to Look After Your Violin, Viola or Cello, and Bow, James McKean
Notes on Broadway: Conversations with the Great Songwriters, Al Kasha/Joel Hirschhorn
The Theatre Student: Guide to Broadway Musical Theatre, Tom Tumbusch
What They Did for Love: The Untold Story Behind the Making of A Chorus Line, Denny Martin Flinn
Plays, Players and Playwrights: An Illustrated History of the Theatre, Marion Geisinger
The Encyclopedia of Opera, ed. Leslie Orrey
A Knight at the Opera, Sir Rudolf Bing
Leonard Bernstein, Humphrey Burton
Cary Grant: A Biography, Marc Eliot
Bette Davis: The Girl Who Walked Home Alone, Charlotte Chandler
There and Back Again: An Actor's Tale, Sean Astin
sTori Telling, Tori Spelling
Rat: How the World's Most Notorious Rodent Clawed Its Way to the Top, Jerry Langton
Tweak: Growing Up On Methamphetamines, Nic Sheff
Big Wave: Stories of Riding the World's Wildest Water, ed. Clint Willis
Path of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing, Bill Mason
Flora of Manitoba, H.J. Scoggan (scarce)
Weed Seedling Identification Guide (Manitoba Agriculture)
Why I Am a Mennonite, ed. Harry Loewen
That There Be Peace: Mennonites in Canada and World War II, ed. Lawrence Klippenstein ($25 at Burton Lysecki, $10 at Aqua)
Anabaptism Revisited, ed. Walter Klaassen
The Recovery of the Anabaptist Vision, ed. Guy Hershberger
Soviet Evangelicals Since World War II, Walter Sawatsky
The Educational Policies of Catherine II, George K. Epp (scarce)
Leaders of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde in Russia 1812-1874, ed. Delbert Plett ($45 at Burton Lysecki, $20 at Aqua)
They Sought a Country: Mennonite Colonization in Mexico, Harry Leonard Sawatzky
and
Into the Past: Buildings of the Mennonite Commonwealth, Rudy Friesen ($150 online, $50 at Aqua)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Sometimes at parties a tape-recorder is hidden in the room and later when it is played back all sorts of embarrassing things are heard."

Don't Feed the Ponies: Talks to Children, Iain Hutcheson


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