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I took in Idea Exchange a week ago with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. It was my first Aqua Books event ever, and it was a blast. The room is beautiful, the mood inviting, the ideas rich. Thanks. - Kurt

FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 05/03/10


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

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Make Your Own Damn Movie! Secrets of a Renegade Director - Lloyd Kaufman

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The Planets - Dava Sobel

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Then We Set His Hair on Fire: Insights and Accidents from a Hall-of-Fame Career in Advertising - Phil Dusenberry (out of print)

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Rails and Rooms: A Timeless Canadian Journey - Dave Preston

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Dry - Augusten Burroughs

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Loaded: Women and Addiction - Jill Talbot

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Country Living's 750 Style and Design Ideas for Home and Garden (out of print)

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Flip Books for Cooks: Vegetarian - ed. Martha Day (out of print)

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Ayurveda for Beauty and Health

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The American Boy's Handy Book: What To Do and How To Do It - D.C. Beard

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Dames - Ian/Elisabeth Cameron

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L.L. Bean: The Making of an American Icon - Leon Gorman

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Warton's Christmas Eve Adventure - Russell Erickson (out of print)

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Richard Scarry's Storybook Dictionary (out of print)

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The Christmas Pony - Helen McCully/Dorothy Crayder (out of print)

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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon: A Pop-Up Book - Stephen King (out of print)

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Glenn Gould: Some Portraits of the Artist as a Young Man - Jock Carroll (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Seal Intestine Raincoat, Rosie Chard
Stripmalling, Jon Paul Fiorentino
The Little Man: Short Strips 1980-1995, Chester Brown
Carrying the Shadow, Patrick Friesen (poetry)
In the Beginning was the Word, David Andrus (poetry, scarce)
The Captain's Verses, Pablo Neruda (poetry, dual-language)
Selected Poems, Edna St. Vincent Millay (poetry)
The Rose Concordance, Angela Carr (poetry)
Men in the Off Hours, Anne Carson (poetry)
Hush, Anne Stone
A Whole Brass Band, Anne Cameron
Book of Clouds, Chloe Aridjis
Turtle Valley, Gail Anderson-Dargatz
Truth and Beauty, Ann Patchett
Asleep, Banana Yoshimoto
Amrita, Banana Yoshimoto
Arlington Park, Rachel Cusk
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, Marina Lewycka
The Interior: A Red Princess Mystery, Lisa See
The Full Cupboard of Life, Alexander McCall Smith
Death Comes for the Archbishop, Willa Cather
A Modern Mephistopheles, Louisa May Alcott
The Danish Girl, David Ebershoff
Marcovaldo, Italo Calvino
Foreign Studies, Shusaku Endo
The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga
Zuckerman Bound, Philip Roth
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, J.D. Salinger
Queer, William S. Burroughs
Haunted, Chuck Palahniuk
The Cosmic Puppets, Philip K. Dick
American Whiskey Bar, Michael Turner (out of print)
Career Suicide! Contemporary Literary Humour, Jon Paul Fiorentino
Rock 'N Rail: Spitting Slag and Ghost Trains, Mansel Robinson (plays, out of print)
Feminist Fairy Tales, Barbara Walker
Julian's Cell: An Earthy Story of Julian of Norwich, Ralph Milton
Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe
Tom Swift and His Subocean Geotron, Victor Appleton II
The Curse of the Shaman: A Marble Island Story, Michael Kusugak
The Fire Stealer: A Nanabozho Story, Toye/Cleaver
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I Can't Have Bannock, But the Beaver Has a Dam, Bernelda Wheeler

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Non-Fiction

The Alphabet of Grace, Frederick Buechner
A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis
Surprised by Joy, C.S. Lewis
The Problem of Pain, C.S. Lewis
Tokens of Trust, Rowan Williams
The Wound of Knowledge, Rowan Williams
Celtic Christianity, Timothy Joyce
A History of Christianity, Paul Johnson
The Christian Theology Reader, ed. Alister McGrath
A Theology of Liberation, Gustavo Gutierrez
Becoming Enlightened, The Dalai Lama
The Life of Milarepa, Lobsang Lhalungpa
The Heart of Awareness: A Translation of the Ashtavakra Gita, Thomas Byron
The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff
The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma
Critique of Pure Reason, Immanuel Kant
Habermas: The Key Concepts, Andrew Edgar
New Essays in Metaphysics, ed. Robert Neville
A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense: Find Your Inner Chomsky, Normand Baillargeon
The 48 Laws of Power, Robert Greene
The Art of Seduction, Robert Greene
The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society Of Pickup Artists, Neil Strauss
Rules of the Game, Neil Strauss
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Robert Cialdini
The Definitive Book of Body Language, Allan/Barbara Pease
Don't Get Fooled Again: The Sceptic's Guide to Life, Richard Wilson
The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life, Ben Sherwood
An Imperfect Offering: Humanitarian Action in the Twenty-First Century, James Orbinski
Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism, Cornel West
The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, Joel Bakan
Debrett's U and Non-U Revisited, ed. Richard Buckle (out of print)
Wild Gooseberries: The Selected Letters of Irving Layton
The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Storytellers and Screenwriters, Christopher Vogler
Magic in the Ancient Greek World, Derek Collins
Byzantium: The Early Centuries, John Julius Norwich
Byzantium: The Apogee, John Julius Norwich
The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Friedman
Mathematics from the Birth of Numbers, Jan Gullberg
The Pocket Louvre, Claude Mignot
Magical Spells for Your Home, Ann-Marie Gallagher
Cook Milk Any Flavour You Like (Ontario Milk Marketing Board, 630 pp.)
How To Shit in the Woods, Kathleen Meyer
David Suzuki's Green Guide
The Gaia Atlas of Green Economics, Paul Ekins
Electric Water: The Emerging Revolution in Water and Energy, Christopher Swan
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, Elizabeth Kolbert
The Peterson Field Guide to the Atmosphere
The Peterson Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
A Cinema of Loneliness: Penn, Stone, Kubrick, Scorsese, Spielberg, Altman, Robert Kolker
War and Film, James Chapman
John Wayne: American, Randy Roberts/James Olson
Madame Chiang Kai-Shek: China's Eternal First Lady, Laura Tyson Li
Searching for Crusoe: A Journey Among the Last Real Islands, Thurston Clarke
Stradivarius, Toby Faber
The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (out of print)
Bob Dylan: A Retrospective, ed. Craig McGregor (out of print)
Ain't Got No Cigarettes: Memories of Music Legend Roger Miller, Lyle E Style
The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell (4 vol. boxed set)
Orwell Remembered, Audrey Coppard/Bernard Crick (out of print)
George Orwell: A Life, Bernard Crick (out of print)
Iris Murdoch: As I Knew Her, A.N. Wilson
Wild Mary: A Life of Mary Wesley, Patrick Marnham
Speaking for Myself, Cherie Blair
Hundreds and Thousands: The Journals of Emily Carr
The Lakota Way, Joseph Marshall III
Call Me Hank: A Sto:lo Man's Reflections on Logging, Living, and Growing Old, Henry Pennier
People of the Buffalo: How the Plains Indians Lived, Maria Campbell (out of print)
The Rise of Agrarian Democracy: The United Farmers and Farm Women of Alberta 1909-1921, Bradford James Rennie
A Prophet in Politics: A Biography of J.S. Woodsworth, Kenneth McNaught
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Armstrong's Point: A History, Randy Rostecki (new copy)

plus hundreds more every week....

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