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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 06/28/10


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

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The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime - Declan Hill

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The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce and Obsession - Adam Leith Gollner

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Hunter: The Strange and Savage Life of Hunter S. Thompson - E. Jean Carroll (out of print)

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Erratic North: A Vietnam Draft Resister's Life in the Canadian Bush - Mark Frutkin

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The Black Grizzly of Whiskey Creek - Sid Marty

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The Lost Canoe: A Labrador Adventure - Lawrence Coady

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Renegades: Canadians in the Spanish Civil War - Michael Petrou

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Sad, Mad and Bad: Women and the Mind-Doctors from 1800 - Lisa Appignanesi

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Delusion: The True Story of Victorian Superspy Henri Le Caron - Peter Edwards

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Dungeons and Dragons: Monster Manual (Core Rulebook III, out of print)

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The Map of Tolkien's Beleriand and the Lands to the North (out of print)

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Dungeons and Dragons: Dungeon Master's Guide (Core Rulebook II, out of print)

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Taschen's See the World (vintage ads, out of print)

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The White Guy: A Field Guide - Stephen Hunt

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Still Angry Little Girls - Lela Lee (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Flying Troutmans, Miriam Toews
One Good Story, That One, Thomas King
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
The Book of Negroes, Lawrence Hill
At Swim, Two Boys, Jamie O'Neill
Song for Night, Chris Abani
The Death of Artemo Cruz, Carlos Fuentes (Mexico, trans.)
Shalimar the Clown, Salman Rushdie
Twilight of the Idols/The Anti-Christ, Nietzsche
The Complete Stories, Franz Kafka
Junky, William S. Burroughs
Hocus Pocus, Kurt Vonnegut
Vineland, Thomas Pynchon
V, Thomas Pynchon
Slow Learner, Thomas Pynchon
Aunt Julia and the Typewriter, Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru, trans.)
Who Killed Palomino Molero?, Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru, trans.)
End Zone, Don DeLillo
Counter-Clock World, Philip K. Dick
Virtual Light, William Gibson
Neuromancer, William Gibson
Mona Lisa Overdrive, William Gibson
Small Favor, Jim Butcher
Poems, Wallace Stevens
Doghouse Roses: Stories, Steve Earle
Black Elk Speaks, John Neihardt/Christopher Sergel (play, very scarce)
Glass, Ellen Hopkins
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, Marjane Satrapi
Fish and Sphinx, Rae Bridgman
The Dark Hills Divide, Patrick Carman
Before Green Gables, Budge Wilson
Charlie Chan Behind that Curtain, Earl Derr Biggers
Charlie Chan The House Without a Key, Earl Derr Biggers
Charlie Chan The Black Camel, Earl Derr Biggers
and
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Stieg Larsson (May 2010)

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Non-Fiction

The Shaking of the Foundations, Paul Tillich
The Religious Situation, Paul Tillich
On Politics and Ethics, St. Thomas Aquinas
The Church of the Lutheran Reformation, Conrad Bergendoff
Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament (in two volumes)
A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, ed. William Holladay
From Sabbath to Sunday: A Historical Investigation of the Rise of Sunday Observance in Early Christianity, Samuele Bacchiocchi
The So-Called Historical Jesus and the Historic Biblical Christ, Martin Kähler (out of print)
Moses: A Life, Jonathan Kirsch
Islam for Beginners, N.I. Matar
Conversations about the End of Time, Umberto Eco/Stephen Jay Gould
The Mist-Filled Path: Celtic Wisdom for Exiles, Wanderers, and Seekers, Frank MacEowen
Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool's Guide to Surviving with Grace, Gordon MacKenzie
101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions, Ron Fry
The Carrot Principle, Adrian Gostick/Chester Elton
The Martha Rules, Martha Stewart
Sister Aimee: The Life of Aimee Semple McPherson, Daniel Mark Epstein
Napalm and Silly Putty, George Carlin
Braindroppings, George Carlin
A Prime-Time Life, Aaron Spelling
Elmer Iseler: Choral Visionary, Walter Pitman
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead: The Dirty Life and Times of Warren Zevon, Crystal Zevon
Shakey: Neil Young's Biography, Jimmy McDonough
Songbook, Nick Hornby
The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges' Library of Babel, William Goldbloom Bloch
The Labyrinth of Solitude and Other Writings, Octavio Paz
The Dangerous Summer, Ernest Hemingway
Homage to Catalonia, George Orwell
Traveling on the Edge: Journeys in the Footsteps of Graham Greene, Julia Llewellyn Smith
Rolling Home: A Cross-Canada Railroad Memoir, Tom Allen
Off the Rails, Chris Hatherly
Amazon Journal, Geoffrey O'Connor
The Shadow of Kilimanjaro: On Foot Across East Africa, Rick Ridgeway
Snakes and Ladders: A View of Modern India, Gita Mehta
River in the Desert: Modern Travels in Ancient Egypt, Paul William Roberts
Adventures of a Continental Drifter, Elliott Hester
Islands in the Clouds: Travels in the Highlands of New Guinea, Isabella Tree
Danziger's Adventures: From Miami to Kabul, Nick Danziger
Chasing Che: A Motorcycle Journey in Search of the Guevara Legend, Patrick Symmes
Apples and Oysters: A Food Lover's Tour of Canadian Farms, Margaret Webb
Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family, Patricia Volk
Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood, Taras Grescoe
Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream, Barbara Ehrenreich
Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate, Naomi Klein
Cambodia Calling: A Memoir from the Frontlines of Humanitarian Aid, Richard Heinzl
We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda, Philip Gourevitch
When the Guillotine Fell: The Bloody Beginning and Horrifying End to France's River of Blood 1791-1977, Jeremy Mercer
Race and Reich: The Story of an Epoch, Joseph Tenenbaum (out of print)
The Canadians in Italy: Official History of the Canadian Army in the Second World War Volume II, Lt. Col. G.W.L. Nicholson (out of print)
Unlikely Soldiers: How Two Canadians Fought the Secret War against Nazi Occupation, Jonathan Vance
Our Army Nurses: Stories from Women in the Civil War, Mary Gardner Holland
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China, Jung Chang
The Fourth Horseman: A Short History of Plagues, Scourges and Emerging Viruses, Andrew Nikiforuk
The Architectural History of Venice, Deborah Howard
Fountain Pens: The Collector's Guide, Jonathan Steinberg
How to Conquer the New York Times Crossword Puzzle, Amy Reynaldo
Ty Cobb, Charles Alexander
Babe Ruth, Robert Creamer
The Book of Football Quotations, Phil Shaw (UK)
Secrets of Dog Training, D. Brian Plummer
The Hummingbird Book: Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds, Donald/Lillian Stokes
The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time, Jonathan Weiner
Flight Maps: Adventures with Nature in Modern America, Jennifer Price
Small-Space Gardening, Peter Loewer
Composting: Nourishing the Soil, Liz Ball
Legacy of Stone: Saskatchewan's Stone Buildings, Margaret Hryniuk/Frank Korvemaker
The Girl in Saskatoon: Friendship, Memory and Murder, Sharon Butala
Coming of Age: A History of the Jewish People of Manitoba, Allan Levine
All Our Changes: Images from the Sixties Generation, Gerry Kopelow (Manitoba history)
and
The Urban Saint: The Harry Lehotsky Story, Paul Boge

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"But who would be out in the dark woods at night? Not many TV detectives, that's for sure! Certainly not Kojak, Columbo, or Starsky and Hutch!"

Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, Peggy Herz


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