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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 7/23/07

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

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Hildegard of Bingen: The Woman of Her Age - Fiona Maddocks

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In Full Bloom - Caroline Hwang

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Housekeeping vs. the Dirt - Nick Hornby

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Indian Petroglyphs of the Pacific Northwest - Beth/Ray Hill ($15)

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Changing Faces - George Tscherny (art history)

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I Was There: A Century of Alumni Stories about the University of Alberta 1906-2006 - Ellen Schoeck ($20, new)

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The Ultimate Book Guide: Over 600 Great Books for 8-12s

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Watcher's Guide

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The Natural History Museum Book of Dinosaurs

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The Book of Gremlins - Ridley/Neary ($8)

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A Field Guide to the Little People - Nancy Arrowsmith

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Scandinavian Legends and Folk-Tales retold by Gwyn Jones

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Vegetariana: A Rich Harvest of Wit, Lore and Recipes - Nava Atlas

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Dolci: The Fabulous Desserts of Italy - Virginie/George Elbert

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The New Moon: A Musical Romance of the Spanish Main - Romberg/Mandel/Hammerstein

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John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course Part Two

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Northern Exposures: Images of Northern Ontario - Tom Thomson ($20, out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole ($10, this book is even funnier than I am - KH)
On the Road, Jack Kerouac
The Floating Opera/The End of the World, John Barth
A River Sutra, Gita Mehta
Nine Lives, Bernice Rubens
Sexing the Cherry, Jeanette Winterson
The Puttermesser Papers, Cynthia Ozick
Postcards, Annie Proulx
Midwives, Chris Bohjalian
Ya-Yas In Bloom, Rebecca Wells
The Forgotten Voices of Jane Dark, Sarah Murphy (Canada)
La Guerre, Yes Sir!, Roch Carrier (Québec, trans. Sheila Fischman)
The Secret Mitzvah of Lucio Burke, Steven Hayward (Canada)
Vita Brevis: A Letter to St. Augustine, Jostein Gaarder (out of print)
My Name is Red, Orhan Pamuk (Turkey, translated)
The Sleepwalkers, Arthur Koestler
Inside Mr. Enderby, Anthony Burgess (out of print)
Man's Fate, André Malraux (hardcover)
Selected Poetry and Prose, William Blake
Too Late the Phalarope, Alan Paton
Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo, Ntozake Shange
The Book of Knowledge, Gérald Robitaille ($20, signed, rare, Henry Miller's secretary)
The Flies/In Camera, Jean-Paul Sartre (plays)
The Other Side of the River, Jessica Blair (out of print)
Towers in the Mist, Elizabeth Goudge
Hotel Pastis: A Novel of Provence, Peter Mayle
God Emperor of Dune, Frank Herbert
Chapterhouse: Dune, Frank Herbert
The Grey Horse, R.A. MacAvoy
Chung Kuo: The Middle Kingdom, David Wingrove (hardcover)
The Son of Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Willard and the Captain, Bill Millar (local author)

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Non-Fiction

All My Road Before Me, C.S. Lewis
A Severe Mercy, Sheldon Vanauken
Orthodoxy, G.K. Chesterton
Witchcraft, Charles Williams
Exit 36, Robert Farrar Capon ($8, underlined, but scarce)
The Wisdom of the Desert, Thomas Merton
A Song of Ascents, E. Stanley Jones ($8, signed)
Paul: Envoy Extraordinary, Malcolm Muggeridge
Alternative to Futility, Elton Trueblood (1948, famous Quaker theologian)
Centuries of Meditations, Thomas Traherne (1637-1674)
Complete Jewish Bible: An English Version by David H. Stern (a Jewish Christian)
The Prophetic Faith, Martin Buber
Talks and Dialogues, Krishnamurti
Handbook of the History of Philosophy, Albert Schwegler (1867 ed., $8)
Critique of Pure Reason, Immanuel Kant
Disabling Professions, Ivan Illich
The Church, Change and Development, Ivan Illich
Time as History, George Grant
Cowboy in Caracas: A North American's Memoir of Venezuela's Democratic Revolution, Charles Hardy
The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA, James Watson
Darwin's Ghost: The Origin of Species, Steve Jones (out of print, $10 at Aqua, $25 at Burton Lysecki)
Signor Marconi's Magic Box, Gavin Weightman
The 48 Laws of Power, Robert Greene
The Devil's Collection: A Cynic's Dictionary
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in the Classroom, Dowdy et al
Behind the Smile: My Journey out of Postpartum Depression, Marie Osmond
Essential Reiki: A Complete Guide to an Ancient Healing Art, Diane Stein
The Penguin Book of Norse Myths: Gods of the Vikings, Kevin Crossley-Holland
Gods and Heroes of the Celts, Marie-Louise Sjoestedt
Gothic Art: Glorious Visions, Michael Camille (out of print)
L'Art Gaulois (français)
El Bajio, José Zavala Paz ($10, scarce, Mexican history, espagnol)
Chopin and George Sand in Majorca, Bartolomé Ferrá (trans. from Spanish)
Scarlatti: 29 Sonatas Book I Nos. 1-15
Crowded with Genius: The Scottish Enlightenment, James Buchan
The Prince of the Marshes and other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq, Rory Stewart
Page After Page: Memoirs of a War-Torn Photographer, Tim Page
Last Stand!: Famous Battles Against the Odds, Bryan Perrett
Ortona: Canada's Epic World War II Battle, Mark Zuehlke
The Black Donnellys, Thomas P. Kelley
Skills for Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom, Bradford Angier
On Rope: North American Vertical Rope Techniques, National Speleological Society ($15, out of print)
Illustrated Guide to Gardening in Canada, Reader's Digest
1,519 All-Natural All-Amazing Gardening Secrets, Reader's Digest
Rodale's Chemical-Free Yard and Garden: The Ultimate Authority on Successful Organic Gardening
Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials
Rose Gardening on the Prairies, George Shewchuk
Rose Favorites, Lois Hole
The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook
Cusinart Cookbook, Bonnie Stern
Best Quebec Recipes of Bygone Days, Suzette Couillard/Roseline Normand ($8, scarce)
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Journey From Fisher River: A Celebration of the Spirituality of a People through the Life of Stan McKay, Joyce Carlson (signed)

plus hundreds more every week....

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