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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 05/16/11


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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Milk It! Collected Musings on the Alternative Music Explosion of the '90s - Jim DeRogatis

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The Dip: When to Quit (and When to Stick) - Seth Godin

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Stick to Drawing Comics, Monkey Brain! - Scott Adams

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The Final Confession of Mabel Stark - Robert Hough

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Hell's Kitchen - Chris Niles

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Soap Opera: The Inside Story of Procter and Gamble - Alecia Swasy

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The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur - Daoud Hari

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The French Revolution: The Beginning of Modern Democracy - Walter Grab

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Socrates: A Life Examined - Luis Navia

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Hemingway in Cuba - Hilary Hemingway (out of print)

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The Ganzfeld 2

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The Ganzfeld 3

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Cats in the Sun - Hans Silvester (out of print)

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Jellaby - Kean Soo

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Phobias and Therapies - Joseph Farris (The New Yorker cartoonist)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Yellow Boots, Vera Lysenko (out of print)
A Feast of Longing, Sarah Klassen
The Better Poems of Peter Paul Van Camp (scarce, $20)
Hagiography, Jen Currin (poetry)
The Certainty Dream, Kate Hall (poetry)
76 new French poetry titles
Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood
Mirage, Bandula Chandraratna
I'm Not Scared, Niccolo Ammaniti (Italy, trans.)
Monkey Hunting, Cristina Garcia
Still Alice, Lisa Genova
The Palace Thief, Ethan Canin
Romance, David Mamet (play)
Darkly Dreaming Dexter, Jeff Lindsay
The Gargoyle, Andrew Davidson
Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman
Ysabel, Guy Gavriel Kay
Distant Early Warnings: Canada's Best Science Fiction, ed. Robert J. Sawyer
Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, J.K. Rowling
Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life: Vol. 1, Bryan Lee O'Malley
kira-kira, Cynthia Kadohata
Andrew Goes Fishing in Manitoba, Szuminsky/Brown (very scarce)
A Book of Bits or a Bit of a Book, Spike Milligan
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Power: J.S. Woodsworth and W.L. MacKenzie King, Robert Johannson (play, Gimli author, out of print)

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Non-Fiction

The Oxford Guide to the Bible
The Gospel According to the Simpsons, Mark Pinsky
And the Truth Shall Set You Free, David Icke (out of print)
The Way of Nowhere: 8 Questions to Release Our Creative Potential, Nick Udall/Nic Turner
Blink, Malcolm Gladwell
Sneaker Wars: The Enemy Brothers Who Founded Adidas and Puma, Barbara Smit
Birth of the Chaordic Age: The History of VISA, Dee Hock (out of print)
Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, Margaret Atwood
Thinking Forward: Learning to Conceptualize Economic Vision, Michael Albert
The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli
Selected Works, Lenin
Being and Nothingness, Jean-Paul Sartre
The Metastases of Enjoyment, Slavoj Žižek
Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzsche
Beyond Good and Evil, Friedrich Nietzsche
The World Treasury of Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics, ed. Timothy Ferris (out of print)
On Natural Selection, Charles Darwin
The Ape That Spoke: Language and the Evolution of the Human Mind, John McCrone (out of print)
Abundance, Robert Kroetsch/John Lent
The Way It Wasn't, James Laughlin
Imaging Desire, Mary Kelly (art criticism)
Lost Genius: The Story of a Forgotten Musical Maverick, Kevin Bazzana
Nothing Feels Good: Punk Rock, Teenagers, and Emo, Andy Greenwald
Scar Tissue, Anthony Kiedis
IV, Chuck Klosterman
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, Chuck Klosterman
Killing Yourself to Live, Chuck Klosterman
Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-1991, Michael Azerrad
Personality Crisis: Warm Beer and Wild Times, Chris Walter
Definition: The Art and Design of Hip-Hop, Cey Adams/Bill Adler
Misia: The Life of Misia Sert, Arthur Gold/Robert Fitzdale
Joni Mitchell Songbook: Volume 2
Lady Sings the Blues, Billie Holiday with William Dufty
Unto the Sons, Gay Talese
The Last House of Ulster: A Family in Belfast, Charles Foran
The Progressive Patriot: A Search for Belonging, Billy Bragg (signed)
Why Women Should Rule the World, Dee Dee Myers
Never Have Your Dog Stuffed and Other Things I've Learned, Alan Alda
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, Tucker Max
Detours: Life, Death, and Divorce on the Road to Sturgis, Richard La Plante
Freedom: Credos from the Road, Sonny Barger
Riding with Rilke: Reflections on Motorcycles and Books, Ted Bishop
Zen and Now: On the Trail of Robert Pirsig and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Mark Richardson
1,000 Places to See Before You Die, Patricia Schultz
Wiedza Powszechna Compact Polish and English Dictionary
Looking for China: Reflections on a Silk Road, Judy Schultz
Vietnam: A History, Stanley Karnow
Captured by History: One Man's Vision of Our Tumultuous Century, John Toland
They Went That-a-Way: How the Famous, the Infamous, and the Great Died, Malcolm Forbes
The English Pub: A Unique Social Phenomenon, Michael Jackson
The La Fenice Cookbook: Luigi's Passion, Luigi Orgera/Sally Doulis
Cooking in Clay, Irena Chalmers
Simple One-Pot Stews, Maria Robbins
The Australian Women's Weekly Cakes and Slices Cookbook
The Australian Women's Weekly Fantastic Cakes Cookbook
The Ultimate Brownie Book, Bruce Weinstein
Juices and Smoothies for Kids, Amanda Cross
First Meals, Annabel Karmel
The Hospital for Sick Children Better Baby Food, Daina Kalnins/Joanne Saab
Yoga from the Inside Out, Christina Sell
Ortho's Home Gardener's Problem Solver (out of print)
Cottage Life Docks and Projects
The Cottage Book: A Collection of Practical Advice, ed. Frank Edwards
The Race: The First Nonstop, Round-the-World, No-Holds-Barred Sailing Competition, Tim Zimmermann
The Hidden Coast: Kayak Explorations from Alaska to Mexico, Joel Rogers
All the Knots You Need: An Illustrated Guide, R.S. Lee
Prairie Pathfinders Winnipeg Walks
The Collected Works of Grey Owl (out of print)
Tecumseh: A Life, John Sugden
Cornerstones of Order: Courthouses and Town Halls of Ontario 1784-1914, MacRae/Adamson
A Fan for All Seasons: The Toronto Maple Leafs Through the Eyes of a Fan, Tom Gaston
Silent in an Evil Time: The Brave War of Edith Cavell, Jack Batten
The Quiet Canadian: The Secret Service Story of Sir William Stephenson, H. Montgomery Hyde
Intrepid's Last Case, William Stevenson
100 Cartoons, Jan Kamienski (Winnipeg Sun, 1981)
Best of a Bad Lot: The Editorial Cartoons of Dale Cummings
The View From Thirty: A Veteran Newsman Files His Last Dispatch, William Metcalfe (Winnipeg, 1986)
The Exchange: 100 Years of Trading Grain in Winnipeg, Allan Levine (out of print)
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Grain: The Entrepreneurs, Charles Anderson (scarce)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Grapefruit: Useful in cases of obesity and some throat disorders."

Drinking Vitality: Revitalizing the Body with Juices (Toronto, 1947, very scarce)


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