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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 06/13/11


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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Good to Great - Jim Collins

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Brand Hijack: Marketing Without Marketing - Alex Wipperfurth

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The Real Coke, the Real Story - Thomas Oliver

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The Ultimate History of Fast Cars - Jonathan Wood

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Great Railway Journeys of the World - Max Wade-Matthews

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The Twilight of World Steam - Ziel/Eagleson

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Dine with Europe's Master Chefs: Desserts

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Mrs. Fields Cookie Book

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Lorenza's Pasta - Lorenza De'Medici

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Josepha: A Prairie Boy's Story - Jim McGugan/Murray Kimber (out of print)

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The First Thousand Words in Italian

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The Rooster's Gift - Pam Conrad/Eric Beddows (out of print)

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Street of Dreams: The Story of Broadway - Marjorie Gillies

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Henry Kalen's Winnipeg (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Three Day Road, Joseph Boyden
Twelve Poems for Emily Carr, John Weier (poetry)
Selected Poems, Stevie Smith
The Hunt, Jason Dickson (poetry)
Greensward, Cole Swensen (poetry)
Hologram, P.K. Page (poetry)
Life After God, Douglas Coupland
Horse's Neck, Pete Townshend (out of print)
After Dark, My Sweet, Jim Thompson
Up in the Air, Walter Kirn
The Cellist of Sarajevo, Steven Galloway
Handle With Care, Jodi Picoult
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer/Annie Barrows
Tulip Fever, Deborah Moggach
Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria)
The Quickening Maze, Adam Foulds
Astonishing the Gods, Ben Okri
The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon
Mara and Dann, Doris Lessing
The Circus of the Earth and Air, Brooke Stevens
Peg o' My Heart, J. Hartley Manners (1913)
The Mammoth Collection of Historical Whodunnits and Historical Detectives
Alone in the Crowd: An Inspector Espinosa Mystery, Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza (Brazil, trans.)
Bruno: Chief of Police, Martin Walker
The Flanders Panel, Arturo Pérez-Reverte
Best-Loved Folktales of the World, ed. Joanna Cole
The Broken Bridge: Fiction from Expatriates in Literary Japan, ed. Suzanne Kamata
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Stories
Spawn: Architects of Fear
Burned, Ellen Hopkins
Kalifax, Duncan Thornton
A Guide to Tolkien, David Day
The Tolkien Companion, J.E.A. Tyler
The Terminal Experiment, Robert J. Sawyer
The Thirteenth Candle, Lobsang Rampa
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seven more Lobsang Rampa titles

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Non-Fiction

The Wisdom of Tenderness, Brennan Manning
In the Name of Jesus, Henri Nouwen
Fragments Grave and Gay, Karl Barth (out of print)
God in Action, Karl Barth (out of print)
Anabaptists Four Centuries Later, Kauffman/Harder
The Absoluteness of Christianity And The History of Religion, Ernst Troeltsch
The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins
Reflections of a Siamese Twin: Canada at the End of the Twentieth Century, John Ralston Saul
An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power, John Steele Gordon
Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet, Jeffrey Sachs
The David Suzuki Reader, David Suzuki
Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood, Oliver Sacks
Memory Slips: A Memoir of Music and Healing, Linda Katherine Cutting
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey, Jill Bolte Taylor
What Are You Optimistic About?, ed. John Brockman
Focus on the 90%: Change the Way You View Your Life, Darci Lang
The Gift of Learning: Correcting ADD, Math and Handwriting Problems, Ronald Davis
Diaper-Free Before 3, Jill Lekovic
Afterbirth: Stories You Won't Read In a Parenting Magazine, ed. Dani Klein Modisett
The Funny Thing Is..., Ellen Degeneres
If You Can't Live Without Me, Why Aren't You Dead Yet?, Cynthia Heimel
The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists, Neil Strauss
Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage, Elizabeth Gilbert
Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home, Rhoda Janzen
Fire Under the Snow: Testimony of a Tibetan Prisoner, Palden Gyatso
Justinian's Flea: The First Great Plague and the End of the Roman Empire, William Rosen
Medical Encyclopedia of Moses Maimonides
Medicine in the Bible and the Talmud: Selections from Classical Jewish Sources, Fred Rosner
The Pillars of Hercules: A Grand Tour of the Mediterranean, Paul Theroux
Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson
Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest, Lincoln Hall
Lost in the Amazon: The True Story of Five Men and Their Desperate Battle for Survival, Stephen Kirkpatrick
Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman, Jon Krakauer
Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott
The Arms of the Infinite: Elizabeth Smart and George Barker, Christopher Barker
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank, T.E. Carhart
Coffee with Michelangelo, James Hall
Generation of Swine: Gonzo Papers Vol. 2, Hunter S. Thompson
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson
Better Than Sex, Hunter S. Thompson
Hunter: The Strange and Savage Life of Hunter S. Thompson, E. Jean Carroll
Ladies and Gentlemen, Lenny Bruce!!, Albert Goldman
Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries 1971-73, Jim Carroll
A Season on the Brink, John Feinstein
Pound for Pound: A Biography of Sugar Ray Robinson, Herb Boyd
Winning Texas Hold'em, Matt Maroon
The Everything Poker Strategy Book, John Wenzel
Golf Club Design, Fitting, Alteration and Repair, Ralph Maltby
The Black and Decker Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair
Writing Better Lyrics, Pat Pattison
The Hits Just Keep on Coming: The History of Top 40 Radio, Ben Fong-Torres
Songs My Mother Taught Me, Marlon Brando
Wickedary of the English Language, Mary Daly
1,001 African Names, Julia Stewart
Teach Yourself Ukrainian (book/CD)
Signing for Dummies (book/CD)
Petit guide du langage corporel
101 Things To Do Before You Diet Because Looking Great Isn't Just About Losing Weight, Mimi Spencer
The Kosher Gourmet Cookbook, Mildred Miller/Bascha Snyder
The Pooh Cookbook, Virginia Ellison
Campbell's Cooking with Soup
Beds and Borders: Traditional and Original Garden Designs, Wendy Murphy
Wildflowers Across the Prairies, Vance/Jowsey/McLean
A Prairie Guide to Feeding Winter Birds, Bob Waldon
Royal Visits: A Manitoba Album
Royal Canada: A History of Royal Visits to Canada Since 1786
Golden Memories : A Pictorial Record of the Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Canada and the United States (Winnipeg Tribune publication, 1939)
Hathstauwk: The Story of Capilano Golf and Country Club, Eric Whitehead
A Question of Privilege: Canada's Independent Schools, Carolyn Gossage
The Winnipeg Book, Charles Wilkins
Northern Exposures: Photographing and Filming the Canadian North 1920-45, Peter Geller
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The Métis: Canada's Forgotten People, Bruce Sealey/Antoine Lussier (out of print)

plus hundreds more every week....

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"Every virtue that distinguishes man from beast, gradually diminishes as one enters the shadows of St. Sviatoslav's Church. The candles' wax drips its hot tears as you accept Holy Communion and forever lose redemption!"

Christov's Testament, Yuri Diakonov


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