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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 03/07/11


Due to our killer event schedule, this list is currently being updated bi-weekly. Hundreds of books are still going out throughout the week. To hold or order any of these books [or to check on current availability], please email kelly@aquabooks.ca.

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The White Giraffe - Lauren St. John

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In the Hand of Dante - Nick Tosches

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Bangkok Haunts - John Burdett

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The Mediterranean Cookbook

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Eating Crow - Jay Rayner

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What's Cooking: Chocolate - Jacqueline Bellefontaine

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Salt: A World History - Mark Kurlansky

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Symbols - Sandra Forty

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The Best of Czech Fairy Tales ($40 and up online, $15 at Aqua)

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Insomnia 2 - Matt Broersma (scarce)

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Drawings by Marcel Dzama: From the Bernardi Collection (out of print)

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Chimera - Lorenzo Mattotti (very scarce)

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The Golden Age of the Poster

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Bob Dylan: The Illustrated Record - Rinzler/Goodchild

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The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock - ed. Michael Heatley

Also new this week

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Fiction

L'Allegro, John Milton/William Blake
Poems and Prose, Christina Rossetti
Masque, Rachel Zolf (poetry)
Droppings from Heaven, Irving Layton (poetry)
The Lost Leader, Mick Imlah (poetry)
Beautiful Losers, Leonard Cohen
A Year of Lesser, David Bergen (signed)
Small Island, Andrea Levy
Londonstani, Gautam Malkani
The Buddha of Suburbia, Hanif Kureishi
The Elegance of the Hedgehog, Muriel Barbery
Kiss of the Spider Woman, Manuel Puig
The Visible World, Mark Slouka
Kepler, John Banville (out of print)
Trout Fishing in America, Richard Brautigan
The Abortion: An Historical Romance 1966, Richard Brautigan
Revenge of the Lawn, Richard Brautigan
Pulp, Charles Bukowski
Island, Aldous Huxley
The Joke, Milan Kundera
Doctor Faustus, Thomas Mann
A Wild Sheep Chase, Haruki Murakami
Crash, J.G. Ballard
A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole
How to Cook a Tart, Nina Killham
Fadimatu, Jennifer Mitton
The Leopards of Sho'ong, Paul Jaco (South Africa)
Arguing with the Storm: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers, ed. Rhea Tregebov
Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love, Brad Fraser (play, out of print)
Departures and Arrivals, Carol Shields (play, out of print)
six new Brother Cadfael books, Ellis Peters
The Serpent's Tale, Ariana Franklin
Last Bus to Woodstock, Colin Dexter
The Dogs of Riga, Henning Mankell (Sweden, trans.)
Quicksilver, Neal Stephenson
Grooks 1-5, Piet Hein
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The Strain, Chuck Hogan/Guillermo del Toro

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Non-Fiction

Systematic Theology, Louis Berkhof
The Dead Sea Scrolls Uncovered, Eisenman/Wise
The Rise of Western Christendom, Peter Brown
Twilight of the Idols/The Anti-Christ, Nietzsche
Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche
The Birth of Tragedy/The Genealogy of Morals, Nietzsche
An Inquiry Into the Good, Kitaro Nishida
Japanese Death Poems: Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge of Death
A Western Approach to Zen, Christmas Humphreys
The Te of Piglet, Benjamin Hoff
The Portable Jung, ed. Joseph Campbell
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
The Man Who Tasted Shapes, Richard Cytowic
Churchill's Black Dog, Kafka's Mice and Other Phenomena of the Human Mind, Anthony Storr
In the Jaws of the Black Dog: A Memoir of Depression, John Bentley Mays
The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Hurtful Parenting, Alice Miller
Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood, Sandra Steingraber
The Names of Things: Life, Language, and Beginnings in the Egyptian Desert, Susan Brind Morrow (out of print)
The Jaguar and the Anteater: P*rn*graphy and the Modern World, Bernard Arcand (GG Winner)
Into the Looking-Glass Wood: Essays on Books, Reading, and the World, Alberto Manguel
Tête-à-Tête: The Tumultuous Lives and Loves of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, Hazel Rowley
Flaubert-Sand: The Correspondence of Gustave Flaubert and George Sand (out of print)
Trotsky 1879-1940: The Trilogy, Isaac Deutscher
Biko, Donald Woods
Before Night Falls: A Memoir, Reinaldo Arenas
Morrie: In His Own Words, Morrie Schwartz
Rickles' Book: A Memoir, Don Rickles
Ring of Fire: A Tribute to Johnny Cash, Brian Mansfield
The Audition Book, Ed Hooks
Kids' Book of Figure Skating, Rikki Samuels
The Law of the Fist, Grand Master O.E. Simon
The Complete Book of Chess Strategy, IM Jeremy Silman
The Matrix and Philosophy, ed. William Irwin
Harry Potter and Philosophy, ed. Baggett/Klein
The Radio Documentary Handbook, Jurgen Hesse
Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping, Paco Underhill
Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire, Niall Ferguson
American Exceptionalism: A Double-Edged Sword, Seymour Martin Lipset
The Economy of Cities, Jane Jacobs
Cities and the Wealth of Nations, Jane Jacobs
Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond
The Rom: Walking in the Paths of the Gypsies, Roger Moreau
The Victorians, A.N. Wilson
Travellers' Tales: Narratives of Home and Displacement, ed. Robertson
Churchill and War, Geoffrey Best
Decision in Normandy, Carlo D'Este
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival, John Vaillant (CD audiobook)
The Many Lives of the Batman: Critical Approaches to a Superhero and His Media, ed. Pearson
Krazy! The Delirious World of Anime and Comics and Video Games and Art (Vancouver Art Gallery)
An Illustrated Companion to the Decorative Arts, ed. Harold Osborne
Two Worlds of Andrew Wyeth: A Conversation with Andrew Wyeth, Thomas Hoving
Art in Theory: 1815-1900, ed. Harrison/Wood
Monet in the '90s, Paul Hayes Tucker
A Day in the Country: Impressionism and the French Landscape
Paintings in the Louvre, Lawrence Gowing (700 pgs, oversize)
Rembrandt's Eyes, Simon Schama (out of print)
The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci
Anatomy: A Complete Guide for Artists, Joseph Sheppard
Atlas of Anatomy
Master Class in Figure Drawing, Robert Beverly Hale
3-Dimensional Illustration
Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites
A Simple Celebration: A Vegetarian Cookbook for Body, Mind, and Spirit, Chopra Centre for Well Being
Step-by Step Vegetarian
Food for the Vegetarian: Traditional Lebanese Recipes, Aida Karaoglan
Cooking with WOW!: A Guide to Eating and Drinking Well From the Experts at WOW! Hospitality Concepts
Wild Flowers of the Prairies, J.B. Neufeld (out of print)
and
Stolen Generations: Voices of Aboriginal Adoptees and Foster Children

plus hundreds more every week....

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