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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 9/8/08


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

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Shattered Fanatics - A. Mary Murphy

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The Real Made Up - Stephen Brockwell

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The Incorrection - George McWhirter

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The Outlaw Demon Wails - Kim Harrison (CD audiobook)

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Fidel Castro: My Life - Fidel Castro/Ignacio Ramonet (CD audiobook, unabridged, 21 CDs, $30)

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The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur - Daoud Hari (CD audiobook)

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In Praise of Slow: How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed - Carl Honoré

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Warhol: A Personal Photographic Memoir - Christopher Makos

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Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures - Carl Zimmer

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The Saturday Evening Post Book of the Sea and Ships

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Sieg Heil! An Illustrated History of Germany from Bismarck to Hitler - Stefan Lorant

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The Art of Warfare on Land - David Chandler

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Radio Fun Annual 1953

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The Tara Treasury: A Pictorial History of Gone with the Wind

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The Pathfinder - James Fenimore Cooper

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Chronicles of Narnia: Full-colour Gift Edition Box Set (books 1 and 2, $15)
The Complete Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne (Folio Society, 3 vols., $50, selling for $90 and up online)
Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie
The Stone Raft, José Saramago (Nobel winner)
Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
Astonishing Splashes of Colour, Clare Morrall
News from a Foreign Country Came, Alberto Manguel (out of print)
The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood
Away from Her, Alice Munro
The Shape I Gave You, Martha Baillie
True Confessions of a Heartless Girl, Martha Brooks
Being with Henry, Martha Brooks
Under the Wings of Africa, John Weier
Summer of My Amazing Luck, Miriam Toews
Generation X, Douglas Coupland
Shampoo Planet, Douglas Coupland
The Frog King: A Love Story, Adam Davies
Virgin of the Rodeo, Sarah Bird
Surrender Dorothy, Meg Wolitzer
The Black Dahlia, James Ellroy
The Dream of Scipio, Iain Pears
My Mother's Lovers, Christopher Hope
A Neil Jordan Reader
I Am a Cat, Soseki Natsume
Anthology, Rabindranath Tagore
Likely Stories: A Postmodern Sampler of Fiction, ed. George Bowering/Linda Hutcheon
Fielding, Dennis Cooley (poetry, out of print)
Forage, Rita Wong (poetry)
O Cadoiro, Erín Moure (poetry)
and
fifty more Canadian poetry titles

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Non-Fiction

Enchiridion on Faith, Hope, and Love, Augustine
Letters and Papers from Prison, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Four Views on Hell, ed. William Crockett
The Parables of Peanuts, Robert Short
Rabbi Jesus: The Jewish Life and Teachings That Inspired Christianity, Bruce Chilton
The Moses Mystery: The African Origins of the Jewish People, Gary Greenberg
Half-Life: Jew-ish Tales from Interfaith Homes, ed. Laurel Snyder
Dakota: A Spiritual Geography, Kathleen Norris
Buddha, Karen Armstrong
Woman as Healer, Jeanne Achterberg
Goddess Card Pack, Juni Parkhurst
The Artist's Way, Julia Cameron
The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization, Thomas Friedman
The 9/11 Commission Report
9-11, Noam Chomsky
The Political Awakening in the Middle East, ed. George Lenczowski
An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore (CD audiobook)
Right is Wrong: How the Lunatic Fringe Hijacked America, Arianna Huffington (CD audiobook)
Crossing Hoffa: A Teamster's Story, Steven Harper (CD audiobook)
Losing My Virginity, Richard Branson
Tom Cruise: An Unauthorized Biography, Andrew Morton (CD audiobook)
Life Beyond Measure, Sidney Poitier (CD audiobook)
Growing Up King, Dexter Scott King
An American Childhood, Annie Dillard
With Borges, Alberto Manguel
Intimate Strangers: The Letters of Margaret Laurence and Gabrielle Roy
On Writing, Stephen King
You Can't Say That: Barbie Darling's Ultimate History of Gossip in Vancouver, The Critical Years, 1981-1994, Valerie Gibson
Hypocrite in a Puffy White Dress: Tales of Growing Up Groovy and Clueless, Susan Jane Gilman
The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls
The Buffalo Head, R.M. Patterson
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific, J. Maarten Troost
Treasure Island Revisited, Jack Fitzgerald
How to Be a Canadian, Will/Ian Ferguson
Why I Hate Canadians, Will Ferguson
Bastards and Boneheads, Will Ferguson
A Daytripper's Guide to Manitoba, Bartley Kives
Tying Down the Wind: Adventures in the Worst Weather on Earth, Eric Pinder
The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies, Richard Hamblyn
Almost Heaven: The Story of Women in Space, Bettyann Holtzmann Kevles
1421: The Year China Discovered the World, Gavin Menzies
Weapons and Warfare of the 20th Century, Ariès/Béjin
One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw, Witold Rybczynski
Geodesic Math and How to Use It, Hugh Kenner
Match Wits with Mensa: The Complete Quiz Book
The Holographic Universe, Michael Talbot
Cosmic Trigger: Volume 1, Robert Anton Wilson
My Life with Sylvia Browne, Chris Dufresne
Free the Animals!: The Untold Story of the U.S. Animal Liberation Front and Its Founder, 'Valerie', Ingrid Newkirk
A Bright Red Scream: Self-Mutilation and the Language of Pain, Marilee Strong
AC/DC's Stiff Upper Lip: Guitar Tablature Edition
Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way, Jim Lundy (out of print)
Start Small, Finish Big: Fifteen Key Lessons to Start and Run Your Own Successful Business, Fred DeLuca (Subway cofounder, out of print)
The Fourth Star: Dispatches from Inside Daniel Boulud's Celebrated New York Restaurant, Leslie Brenner
How to Read a French Fry and Other Stories of Intriguing Kitchen Science, Russ Parsons
The Kitchen Gardener's Companion: The A-Z Encyclopedia for Using the Food that You Grow, Pat Katz (out of print)
Great Potatoes: A Cook's Guide to Over 150 Delicious Recipes, Kathleen Sloan-McIntosh
The Sushi Cookbook, Katsuji Yamamoto/Roger Hicks
Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat: Secrets of My Mother's Tokyo Kitchen, Naomi Moriyama
The Zuni Cafe Cookbook, Judy Rogers
Recipes from Home, David Page/Barbara Shinn (IACP Cookbook Awards winner, out of print)
Island Cookbook: What's for Dinner on Location, Ken Kostick
and
Come 'n' Get It: Recipes from Helen Kostick's Kitchen, Ken/Helen Kostick

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"The basic position for schussing can be prepared for while standing still. Upright upper body, slightly bent knees, well bent ankles - 'Knee-vorlage.'", The New Official Austrian Ski System: From Walking to Wedeln


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