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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 05/30/11


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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Campbell's Classic Recipes (out of print)

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Japanese Tales - ed. Royall Tyler (out of print)

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Dear American Airlines - Jonathan Miles

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March of the Penguins - Luc Jacquet

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Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women: Unique, Eccentric and Amazing Entertainers - Ricky Jay (out of print)

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The Birdcage Book: Antique Birdcages for the Contemporary Collector - Leslie Garisto (out of print)

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Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia - David Day (out of print)

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Harry Potter Hogwarts School 3-D Carousel Pop-Up (out of print)

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Amazing Machines: With 42 Snap-On Gadgets and Gizmos

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DeadBase X: The Complete Guide to Grateful Dead Song Lists (scarce, $120 and up online, $50 at Aqua)

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Grateful Dead Family Album - Jerilyn Lee Brandelius (out of print)

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The Art of Rick Griffin (out of print)

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The Hermetic Code (out of print)

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Jewish Life in Canada - William Kurelek (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Through Black Spruce, Joseph Boyden
Green Grass, Running Water, Thomas King
The Salvation Of Yasch Siemens, Armin Wiebe
DeNiro's Game, Rawi Hage
The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga
He Drown She in the Sea, Shani Mootoo
Selected Poems: 1956-1968, Leonard Cohen
Howl, Allen Ginsberg (original draft facsimile)
Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law, Adrienne Rich (poetry, out of print)
A Treasury of Kahlil Gibran
Spirits Rebellious, Kahlil Gibran
Tears and Laughter, Kahlil Gibran
Mirrors of the Soul, Kahlil Gibran
The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie
The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Salman Rushdie
Island Beneath the Sea, Isabel Allende
The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
The Zahir, Paulo Coelho
The Witch of Portobello, Paulo Coelho
Suite Francaise, Irčne Némirovsky
The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger
Her Fearful Symmetry, Audrey Niffenegger
The Other Boleyn Girl, Philippa Gregory
Nineteen Minutes, Jodi Picoult
Songs of the Humpback Whale, Jodi Picoult
Freedom, Jonathan Franzen (August 2010)
On Chesil Beach, Ian McEwan
Lost Souls, Michael Collins
The Fifth Child, Doris Lessing
Neuromancer, William Gibson
The Return of the Dancing Master, Henning Mankell
Sidetracked, Henning Mankell
Snow, Orhan Pamuk (Turkey, trans.)
The Sirens of Baghdad, Yasmina Khadra (Algeria, trans.)
The Mulatta and Mister Fly, Miguel Ángel Asturias (Guatemala, trans.)
The Immaculate Deception, Iain Pears
The Story of an African Farm, Olive Schreiner (South Africa)
Poet and Dancer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Herland: A Lost Feminist Utopian Novel, Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Sense and Sensibility Screenplay and Diaries, Emma Thompson
Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles, Jeanette Winterson
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, Gregory Maguire
Imaginings: After the Myths Went Home, ed. Stefan Rudnicki
Beauties, Beasts and Enchantment: Classic French Fairy Tales, ed. Jack Zipes
The Paper Bag Princess, Robert Munsch
The Complete Anne of Green Gables 1-8, L.M. Montgomery
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Mostly Harmless, Douglas Adams

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Non-Fiction

Either/Or, Sřren Kierkegaard
Outlines of the History of Dogma, Adolf Harnack
The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries, Adolf Harnack
The Orthodox Church: 455 Questions and Answers, Stanley Harakas
Jesus of the Acocalypse: The Life of Jesus after the Crucifixion, Barbara Thiering
The Hijacking of Jesus: How the Religious Right Distorts Christianity and Promotes Prejudice and Hate, Dan Wakefield
The Great Code: The Bible and Literature, Northrop Frye
The Educated Imagination, Northrop Frye
Myths to Live By, Joseph Campbell
How the Scots Invented the Modern World, Arthur Herman
Understanding Physics, Isaac Asimov
The Human Brain, Isaac Asimov
Steps to an Ecology of Mind, Gregory Bateson
Water: The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource, Marq de Villiers
The McDonaldization of Society, George Ritzer
The Gaia Atlas of Cities: New Directions for Sustainable Urban Living, Herbert Girardet
When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, David Maraniss
Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill: A Brief Account of a Long Life, Gretchen Rubin
Margaret Atwood: A Biography, Nathalie Cooke
Growing Pains: The Autobiography of Emily Carr
Time to Be in Earnest: A Fragment of an Autobiography, P.D. James
Anything We Love Can Be Saved: A Writer's Activism, Alice Walker
The Golden Thread: A Reader's Journey Through the Great Books, Bruce Meyer
Screenwriting for Dummies, Laura Schellhardt
The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage
For the Record: The Story of the Beatles in Words and Pictures
Orsay: Paintings
Expressionism: German Painting 1905-1920, Paul Vogt (out of print)
Avant-Garde and After: Rethinking Art Now, Brandon Taylor (out of print)
Classic Arts and Crafts Furniture You Can Build, Andy Schultz
Paperwait: 2007-2009, ace art inc. (Winnipeg)
Approaches to Archaeological Ceramics, Carla Sinopoli
Archaeology on the Edge: New Perspectives from the Northern Plains, ed. Brian Kooyman/Jane Kelley
Dancing with a Ghost: Exploring Indian Reality, Rupert Ross
Houseplants A-Z: Buying, Growing, Arranging
Wildflowers of Western Australia, G.A. Gardner
The Canadian Mountaineering Anthology, ed. Bruce Fairley
Last Places: A Journey in the North, Lawrence Millman
Silverland: A Winter Journey Beyond the Urals, Dervla Murphy
Things I've Been Silent About: Memories of a Prodigal Daughter, Azar Nafisi
The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees, and Olive Oil, Carol Drinkwater
Canadian Food Words, Bill Casselman
Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain
The Frugal Gourmet Cooks Italian, Jeff Smith
The Best Bread Machine Cookbook Ever, Madge Rosenberg
Dairy-Free and Delicious, Grogan/Stepaniak
Recipes Old and New, Tried and True, King Memorial United Church (Winnipeg, 1931, very scarce)
North American Game Fish Cookbook, Bill/Anita Mabbutt
The Mavericks: Lessons from the West's Winning Entrepreneurs, Paul Grescoe
The Sharp End: A Canadian Soldier's Story, James Davis
The Hindus of Canada: A History, Ajit Adhopia (out of print)
Does She Know She's There?, Nicola Schaefer (local biography)
Lilac Moon: Dreaming of the Real West, Sharon Butala
Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 and of the Assinniboine (sic) and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858, Henry Youle Hind
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The Boy from Winnipeg, James Gray (out of print)

plus hundreds more every week....

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My Child Is a Pleasure, Diane Chelsom Gossen


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