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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 5/18/09


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

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No One Makes You Shop at Wal-Mart: The Surprising Deceptions of Individual Choice - Tom Slee

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Clown Girl - Monica Drake

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Hack: How I Stopped Worrying About What to Do with My Life and Started Driving a Yellow Cab - Melissa Plaut

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Before the Beginning: Our Universe and Others - Martin Rees

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Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe - Martin Rees

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Ingenious Pursuits: Building the Scientific Revolution - Lisa Jardine

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Kurelek's Canada - William Kurelek

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The Prairies - Tanya Lloyd

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Beyond the Wardrobe: The Official Guide to Narnia

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The Loon's Necklace - Elizabeth Cleaver/William Toye

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The Bird Alphabet Book - Edgar Stewart/Jerry Pallotta

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The Ultimate Teddy Bear Book - Pauline Cockrill

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art - Ian Chilvers

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Social Activities for Men and Boys - Arthur Chesley (YMCA, 1913)

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Finding Merlin: The Truth Behind the Legend of the Great Arthurian Mage - Adam Ardrey

Also new this week

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Fiction

Dressing Up for the Carnival, Carol Shields
The Republic of Love, Carol Shields
Mapping the Chaos, Rhea Tregebov (poetry)
Selected Poems: 1956-1968, Leonard Cohen
The Aboriginal Sin: Reflections on the Holy Rosary Indian Mission School, Tim Giago (poetry)
No Fig Leaves: Poetic Reflections on Women of Hebrew Scripture, Viola Kane
The Lake Poets (The Dalesman Publishing Co., Yorkshire)
Collected Stories, Wallace Stegner
At the Villa of Reduced Circumstances, Alexander McCall Smith
Still Life, A.S. Byatt
Darkmans, Nicola Barker
Special Topics in Calamity Physics, Marisha Pessl
The Royal Family, William Vollmann
Crooked Little Vein, Warren Ellis
The Abstinence Teacher, Tom Perrotta
The Wishbones, Tom Perrotta
Mason and Dixon, Thomas Pynchon
Gravity's Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon
The Crying of Lot 49, Thomas Pynchon
V., Thomas Pynchon
Vineland, Thomas Pynchon
Libra, Don DeLillo
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon
The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon
Where I'm Calling From, Raymond Carver
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?, Raymond Carver
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Raymond Carver
A Kiss Before Dying, Ira Levin
Savage Night, Jim Thompson
Spook Country, William Gibson
The Book of Promethea, Hlne Cixous
Songs of Innocence and of Experience, William Blake
Beowulf: The Donaldson Translation
Grendel, John Gardner
The Chronicles of Narnia omnibus, C.S. Lewis
Inkheart, Cornelia Funke
The Spiderwick Chronicles: Books I and II, Tony DiTerlizzi/Holly Black
Footsteps in the Snow: The Red River Diary of Isobel Scott, Carol Matas
A Prairie as Wide as the Sea: The Immigrant Diary of Ivy Weatherall, Sarah Ellis
Alone in an Untamed Land: The Filles du Roi Diary of Hlne St. Onge, Maxine Trottier
eight new volumes in the Royal Diaries series
twenty new Jigsaw Jones titles, James Preller
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Hoot, Carl Hiaasen

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Non-Fiction

Saving the Appearances: A Study in Idolatry, Owen Barfield
God in the Dock, C.S. Lewis
Walking on Water, Madeleine L'Engle
Basic Writings, St. Anselm
The Imitation of Christ, Thomas Kempis
Lost Icons: Reflections on Cultural Bereavement, Rowan Williams
The Wound of Knowledge, Rowan Williams
Man in Revolt: A Christian Anthropology, Emil Brunner
An Ethic for Christians and Other Aliens in a Strange Land, William Stringfellow
A Secular Age, Charles Taylor
Training in Christianity, Sren Kierkegaard
Works of Love, Sren Kierkegaard
Either/Or: Vol. 1, Sren Kierkegaard
The Journals: 1834-1854, Sren Kierkegaard
The Point of View for My Work as an Author, Sren Kierkegaard
Truth and Symbol, Karl Jaspers
Doctrine and Argument in Indian Philosophy, Ninian Smart
The Will to Believe/Human Immortality, William James
A Philosopher Looks at Science, Alfred North Whitehead
The Portable Darwin
Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design, Michael Shermer
Climate Change, Shelley Tanaka
All Gone: Things That Aren't There Anymore, David Seidman
The Biggest Game in Town: Inside the World Series of Poker, A. Alvarez
Elvis Religion: The Cult of the King, Gregory Reece
The Te of Piglet, Benjamin Hoff
The Book of Tells: How to Read Other People, Peter Collett
Moving On, Sarah Ban Breathnach
The Chopra Center Cookbook, Deepak Chopra/David Simon
The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire, Deepak Chopra
The Secret, Rhonda Byrne
Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World, Bill Clinton
The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness, Simon Weisenthal
The Gates of November, Chaim Potok
Thomas More: A Biography, Richard Marius
A Pilgrim in Celtic Scotland, John J. O Rordin
Wintergreen: Listening to the Land's Heart, Robert Michael Pyle
A Sketchbook of Birds, C.F. Tunnicliffe
Gardening on the Prairies: A Guide to Canadian Home Gardening, Roger Vick
Next-Year Country: Voices of Prairie People, Barry Broadfoot (out of print, signed)
Winnipeg Walks, Prairie Pathfinders
Cranberry Portage, Ruth/Jack Paterson (hardcover, $30 at Burton Lysecki, $10 at Aqua)
Rick Mercer Report: The Book, Rick Mercer
Comedy Writing Step by Step: How to Write and Sell Your Sense of Humor, Gene Perret
How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author, Janet Evanovich
The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History, Jonathan Franzen
Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell: A Close Conspiracy, Jane Dunn
A.A. Milne: The Man Behind Winnie-the-Pooh, Ann Thwaite (out of print)
Spiritus Mundi: Essays on Literature, Myth, and Society, Northrop Frye
Pushkin's Children: Writings on Russia and Russians, Tatyana Tolstaya
The Happiest Corpse I've Ever Seen: The Last 25 Years of the Broadway Musical, Ethan Mordden
Broadway Stories: A Backstage Journey Through Musical Theatre, Marty Bell
On the Line: The Creation of A Chorus Line, Viagas/Lee/Walsh
The Amazing Story of the Fantasticks: America's Longest-Running Play, Farber/Viagas
Peter Brook: A Biography, Michael Kustow ($60 at Chapters, $15 at Aqua)
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood, Alexandra Fuller
The Concubine's Children, Denise Chong
A Brief History of the Boxer Rebellion, Diana Preston
The Pearsall Guide to Successful Dog Training, Margaret Pearsall
The Juiceman's Power of Juicing, Jay Kordich
The Gradual Vegetarian, Lisa Tracy
Vegetarian Baby and Child, Petra Jackson
The Whole Food Bible, Chris Kilham
The Canlit Foodbook, Margaret Atwood (out of print)
Township Treasures (1990 Paipoonge Museum cookbook)
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The Best of Friends' Cook Book (Whiteshell Community Club)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Keep present in your mind that nobody will purchase your work unless it is good."

The Teacher of Lettering Show-Card Sign Painting, D.M. Campana (1945)


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