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& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 7/27/09


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

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The Icarus Girl - Helen Oyeyemi

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The Last Witchfinder - James Morrow

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Space Walk - Tom Sleigh (poetry)

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The Soup Bible - Debra Mayhew (out of print)

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The Weather-Resilient Garden - Charles Smith

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Ikebana: The Art of Japanese Flower Arranging - Elizabeth Palmer (out of print)

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Titanic - Peter Thresh

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Heart of Oak: A Pictorial History of the Canadian Navy - J.A. Foster (out of print, $15)

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Book of Flight: From the Flying Machines of Leonardo da Vinci to the Conquest of Space - Riccardo Niccoli (out of print)

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The Cassell Atlas of the Second World War (out of print)

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World War II: A Visual Encyclopedia - ed. John Keegan (out of print)

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The Chronicle of War: 1854-2007 - Paul Brewer (out of print)

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Tales from the African Plains - Anne Gatti

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Mama, Do You Love Me? - Barbara Joosse

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Tree of Dreams: Ten Tales from the Garden of Night - Laurence Yep (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Bridge Out of Town, Jake MacDonald (signed, out of print)
Inspection of a Small Village, Connie Gault
Three Day Road, Joseph Boyden
The Same Embrace, Michael Lowenthal
The Farewell Symphony, Edmund White
The Return of Merlin, Deepak Chopra
The Story of B, Daniel Quinn
Timoleon Vieta Come Home, Dan Rhodes
Sea of Tranquility, Paul Russell
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Paul Torday
Fluke, Christopher Moore
The Lost Language of Cranes, David Leavitt
Mysterious Skin, Scott Heim
Pope Joan, Donna Woolfolk Cross
Baudolino, Umberto Eco
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana, Umberto Eco
The Historian, Elizabeth Kostova
Trainspotting, Irvine Welsh
Outlaws: A South End Story, Kevin Sampson
Mugby Junction, Charles Dickens
Orchard Lamps, Ivan Drach (poetry, out of print)
The Member of the Wedding, Carson McCullers (play)
What the Butler Saw, Joe Orton (play)
Hail Scrawdyke!, David Halliwell (play)
Night and Day, Tom Stoppard (play)
Don Juan, Molière (play)
Glengarry Glen Ross, David Mamet (play)
The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht/Kurt Weill (play)
Clarence Darrow: A One-Man Play, David Rintels
Gemini/The Transfiguration of Benno Blimpie, Albert Innaurato (plays, out of print)
The Tree of Dreams, Marius Barbeau (French-Canadian folktales, $30 at Burton Lysecki, $10 at Aqua)
Tears of the Giraffe, Alexander McCall Smith
The Kalahari Typing School for Men, Alexander McCall Smith
New Moon, Stephenie Meyer
The Face, Jack Vance
Time and Again, Jack Finney
From Time to Time, Jack Finney
and
fifty new Dragonlance and Forgotten Realms titles

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Non-Fiction

The People of the Towel and Water, Catherine de Hueck Doherty (out of print)
The Origin of Satan, Elaine Pagels
A New Eusebius: Documents Illustrating the History of the Church to AD 337, ed. J. Stevenson (out of print)
Signs and Symbols in Christian Art, George Ferguson
The Way of Torah: An Introduction to Judaism, Jacob Neusner
The Wisdom of Confucius, ed. Lin Yutang (illus. J. Wong)
Nembutsu in Shinran and His Teachers: A Comparison, Shenei Shigefuji (out of print)
The Diamond Light of the Eastern Dawn: A Collection of Tibetan Buddhist Meditations, ed. Janice Willis (out of print)
Buddhist Scriptures
Religions of India: Hinduism, Yoga, Buddhism, Thomas Berry (out of print)
Religion in Modern India, ed. Giri Raj Gupta (very scarce)
Arya Dharm: Hindu Consciousness in 19th-Century Punjab, Kenneth Jones
Rural Hinduism, Ellis Shaw (very scarce)
dozens of new books on Hinduism and Buddhism
The Illustrated Golden Bough, Sir James George Frazer
Occultism, Witchcraft, and Cultural Fashions, Mircea Eliade (out of print)
Fundamentalism and American Culture: The Shaping of Twentieth-Century Evangelicalism 1870-1925, George Marsden
Religion in Relation: Method, Application and Moral Location, Ivan Strenski (out of print)
Whitehead and God: Prolegomena to Theological Reconstruction, Laurence Wilmot (scarce, $50 and up online, $15 at Aqua)
Marxist Economic Theory: Volume I, Ernest Mandel
Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics, Immanuel Kant
The Discovery of the Individual: 1050-1200, Colin Morris
Western Attitudes Toward Death, Philippe Ariès (out of print)
Walden/Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau
The Complete Essays, Michel de Montaigne
A World Lit Only By Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance, William Manchester
Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World, David Landes (out of print)
Dictionary of Inventions and Discoveries, ed. E.F. Carter
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition, Bill Bryson
The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future, Riane Eisler
Experiments in Knowing: Gender and Method in the Social Sciences, Ann Oakley
Écrits: A Selection, Jacques Lacan
Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues, Paul Farmer
Death of Medicine in Nazi Germany: Dermatology and Dermatopathology Under the Swastika, Wolfgang Wyers (out of print)
Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Disease and Longevity, Sharon Moalem
Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes: Further Reflections in Natural History, Stephen Jay Gould
Rat: How the World's Most Notorious Rodent Clawed Its Way to the Top, Jerry Langton
Small is Beautiful, E.F. Schumacher
Camel Lot: The True Story of a Zoo-Illogical Farm, Moselle Schaffer
Fearless Creating: A Guide to Starting and Completing Your Work of Art, Eric Maisel
A Treatise on the Fundamental Principles of Violin Playing, Leopold Mozart ($112 at Chapters, $20 at Aqua)
Art: A History of Changing Style, Sara Cornell (out of print)
On Acting, Laurence Olivier (out of print)
Palimpsest: A Memoir, Gore Vidal
Never Have Your Dog Stuffed and Other Things I've Learned, Alan Alda
Saint Joan of Arc, Vita Sackville-West
Vita: A Biography of Vita Sackville-West, Victoria Glendinning
Traveller's Prelude, Freya Stark
D.W. Griffith: The Years at Biograph, Robert Henderson
An Autobiography, Peter Cushing
The Rise of the American Film: Including the essay Experimental Cinema in America 1921-1947, Lewis Jacobs
Making It: The Business of Film and Television Production in Canada, Barbara Hehner
The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars, Joel Glenn Brenner
Grand Slam: More Recipes from the Best of Bridge
Aces: More Recipes from the Best of Bridge
Ken's Soup Crazy, Ken Kostick (signed)
Handbook of Lawn Mower Repair, Franklynn Peterson
Days of Victory: Canadians Remember 1939-1945, Ted Barris (out of print)
History of Cuba: The Challenge of the Yoke and the Star, José Canton Navarro (Havana, 2001)
Vida Clandestina: My Life in the Cuban Revolution, Enrique Oltuski
The Death and Rebirth of the Seneca, Anthony Wallace
Indian Tribes of the Northern Rockies, Adolf/Beverly Hungry Wolf
The Modern Beginnings of Subarctic Ornithology: Northern Correspondence With the Smithsonian Institution, 1856-68, ed. Debra Lindsay ($45 at Burton Lysecki, $15 at Aqua)
Six Chapters of Canada's Prehistory, J.V. Wright
Bandits and Privateers: Canada in the Age of Gunpowder, Harold Horwood/Ed Butts
Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture, Lisa Robertson
By Federal Design: The Chief Architect's Branch of the Department of Public Works 1881-1914, Margaret Archibald (Parks Canada, 1983, very scarce)
Reviving Main Street, ed. Deryck Holdsworth (Heritage Canada Foundation, 1985)
United We Stand: A History of Winnipeg's Civic Workers, Jim Pringle
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Hugging the Meridian: A Manitoba Municipal History of Macdonald 1881-1981, Betty Dyck

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

This Year in Jerusalem, Mordecai Richler (Uncorrected Proof Copy, 1968)


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