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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 09/13/10


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

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The Garden: An English Love Affair - Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall (out of print)

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Shelter (1973, out of print)

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Architecture and Design: 1970-1990 - Beverly Russell (out of print)

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Smiling Bears: A Zookeeper Explores the Behavior and Emotional Life of Bears - Else Poulsen

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The Art of Robert Bateman (out of print)

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Birds of the World: Wading Birds - John Mackenzie (out of print)

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Good Hair Days: A Personal Journey with the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical Hair - Jonathon Johnson

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A Century of Bags: Icons of Style in the 20th Century - Claire Wilcox

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Secrets of the Samurai: The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan - Oscar Ratti/Adele Westbrook (out of print)

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Griffin and Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence - Nick Bantock

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Beaton - ed. James Danziger (out of print)

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Sabine's Notebook: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin and Sabine Continues - Nick Bantock

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Too Many Suns - Julie Lawson/Martin Springett (out of print)

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The Mermaid's Muse: The Legend of the Dragon Boats - David Bouchard/Zhong-Yang Huang (out of print)

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Firedancers - Jan Bourdeau Waboose/C.J. Taylor

Also new this week

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Fiction

A Boy of Good Breeding, Miriam Toews
Remembering Laughter, Wallace Stegner
The Favorite Game, Leonard Cohen (out of print)
Hypoderm, Weyman Chan (poetry)
My Angie Dickinson, Michael Magee (poetry, scarce)
The Art Thief, Noah Charney
Seven Good Reasons Not to Be Good, John Gould
Greetings from the Golden State, Leslie Brenner
Special Topics in Calamity Physics, Marisha Pessl
Slam, Nick Hornby
High Fidelity, Nick Hornby
Rumours of a Hurricane, Tim Lott
Makers, Cory Doctorow
Generica, Will Ferguson
American Whiskey Bar, Michael Turner (out of print)
The Wife's Tale, Lori Lansens
Silk, Alessandro Baricco (Italy, trans.)
Delta of Venus, Anaïs Nin
Animal Farm, George Orwell (Folio Society, slipcase)
Burmese Days, George Orwell
Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse
Time of the Pheasant, Otto Walter (Switzerland, trans.)
The Complete Stories, Franz Kafka
Das Urteil, Franz Kafka
Besos pintados de carmin, Sealtiel Alatriste (Mexico)
El Diosero, Francisco Rojas González (Mexico)
Los ojos del perro siberiano, Antonio Santa Ana
Harry Potter: y el misterio del principe, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling
The Tales of Beedle the Bard, J.K. Rowling
The Tale of Despereaux, Kate DiCamillo
Inkheart, Cornelia Funke
Dante's Purgatorio, illus. Sandow Birk
Dante's Paradiso, illus. Sandow Birk
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Stieg Larsson
The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown
Pirate Latitudes, Michael Crichton
Rollback, Robert J. Sawyer
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Four Parts, Douglas Adams
The Diamond Age, Neal Stephenson
Stardust, Neil Gaiman
Transmetropolitan: Back on the Street, Warren Ellis/Darick Robertson (graphic novel)
Flash Gordon: Massacre in the 22nd Century
Strange Tales from the Strand Magazine
Weaveworld, Clive Barker
A Touch of Dead, Charlaine Harris
New Moon, Stephenie Meyer
Blaze, Richard Bachman/Stephen King
Storm of the Century: The Screenplay, Stephen King
Blood and Smoke, Stephen King (CD audiobook)
and
The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood (CD audiobook)

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Non-Fiction

Islam: The Straight Path, John Esposito
The Hero Within: Six Archetypes We Live By, Carol Pearson
The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins
God Is Not Great, Christopher Hitchens
The Accidental Mind: How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams, and God, David Linden
Works of Love, Søren Kierkegaard
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, Michel Foucault
On Time and Being, Martin Heidegger
Merleau-Ponty's Ontology, M.C. Dillon
Philosophical Apprenticeships, Hans-Georg Gadamer (out of print)
Given Time, Jacques Derrida
The Other Heading, Jacques Derrida
Plurality of Worlds: The Origins of the Extraterrestrial Life Debate from Democritus to Kant, Steven Dick ($100 online, $50 at Aqua)
Mistakes Were Made (but not by me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts, Carol Tavris/Elliot Aronson
The Wit and Wisdom of Oscar Wilde: A Treasury of Quotations, Anecdotes, and Observations, Ralph Keyes
The New Comics: Interviews from the Pages of The Comics Journal, ed. Groth/Fiore (out of print)
My Life in Art, Konstantin Stanislavsky (out of print)
Complete Cinematic Works: Scripts, Stills, Documents, Guy Debord
Dictionary of Film Makers, Georges Sadoul
Hitch: The Life and Times of Alfred Hitchcock, John Russell Taylor
Music Editing for Motion Pictures, Milton Lustig (out of print)
Down Thunder Road: The Making of Bruce Springsteen, Marc Eliot/Mike Appel
Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt, Aida Donald
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life, Alice Schroeder
The Little Big Things: 163 Ways to Pursue Excellence, Tom Peters
The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas, Dan Roam
Louder Than Words: The Hidden Power of Nonverbal Intelligence, Joe Navarro
The Likeability Factor, Tim Sanders
Why Business People Speak Like Idiots: A Bullfighter's Guide, Brian Fugere
Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell
The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell
The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell (CD audiobook)
Super Freakonomics, Steven Levitt/Stephen Dubner
Galileo: Anitichrist, Michael White
The World of Gerard Mercator: The Mapmaker Who Revolutionized Geography, Andrew Taylor
A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets, Donald Menzel
Columbine, Dave Cullen
Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer
Down Around Midnight: A Memoir of Crash and Survival, Robert Sabbag
Contact Charlie: The Canadian Army, the Taliban, and the Battle that Saved Afghanistan, Chris Wattie
Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes, and the Man Who Makes War Possible, Douglas Farah/Stephen Braun
Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, Jeremy Scahill
The Gatefold Book of the World's Great Warplanes (out of print)
The World of Model Aircraft, Guy Williams (out of print)
Perspective Drawing, Mark Way (architectural drawing)
Success with Orchids, ed. Lesley Young
Orchids for Dummies, Steven Frowine
The Encyclopedia of Flower Gardening and Landscaping
The Wild Food Gourmet: Fresh and Savory Food from Nature, Anne Gardon
Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food, Jessica Seinfeld
Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession, Julie Powell
How to Cook a Wolf, M.F.K. Fisher
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes, Maya Angelou
Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story, Chuck Klosterman
Alcohol: Wordlore and Folklore, Ernest Abel
The World Guide to Beer, ed. Michael Jackson
Montreal's Century: The Best Pictures from the Gazette and Le Journal de Montréal
Every Good Gift: A History of S. James', Vancouver, 1881-1981
It Just Happened, Tunney Hovorka (memoir of 1930s and '40s Saskatchewan)
and
People and Pelts: Selected Papers of the Second North American Fur Trade Conference ($60 at Burton Lysecki, $17 at Aqua)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Chuck," said David, "does it seem bigger to you - that is, sort of bigger than it was last night?"

The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet, Eleanor Cameron


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