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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 9/17/07

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

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Cadfael Country: Shropshire and the Welsh Border - Talbot/Whiteman

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The Boondocks: Because I Know You Don't Read the Newspaper - Aaron McGruder

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Close Up: Attention to Detail in Design - Kelly Hoppen

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Movement Never Lies: An Autobiography - Karen Kain (out of print)

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Dancing to the Flute: Music and Dance in Indian Art ($20, The Art Gallery of New South Wales)

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Baryshnikov at Work: Mikhail Baryshnikov Discusses His Roles (out of print)

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (illus. René Bull)

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The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame (hardcover, illus. Ernest Shepard)

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The Devil and the Disappearing Sea: A True Story about the Aral Sea Catastrophe - Rob Ferguson

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Eight Little Piggies: Reflections in Natural History - Stephen Jay Gould (hardcover)

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The Mismeasure of Man - Stephen Jay Gould

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Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History - Stephen Jay Gould

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The Death of Superman

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Carl the Christmas Carp - Ian/Vladyana Krykorka

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Red China Blues - Jan Wong

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The Millennium in Manitoba: 1000 Years of Manitoba History (Winnipeg Free Press, out of print)

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Letters to Harvelyn From Japanese POW Camps - Maj. Kenneth Baird

Also new this week

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Fiction

Kiss of the Fur Queen, Tomson Highway
A Son of the Circus, John Irving (hardcover, $7)
Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Salman Rushdie
The Night Watch, Sarah Waters (Booker and Orange prize shortlisted)
Moon Tiger, Penelope Lively (1987 Booker Winner)
Brick Lane, Monica Ali (Booker shortlisted)
The Hero's Walk, Anita Rau Badami
Sunnybrook: A True Story with Lies, Persimmon Blackbridge
Wicked, Gregory Maguire
The Last Summer (of You and Me), Ann Brashares (June 2007, $11 at Aqua, $31 at Chapters)
Daniel Isn't Talking, Marti Leimbach (signed)
The Love of a Good Woman, Alice Munro
Dressing Up for the Carnival, Carol Shields
The Republic of Love, Carol Shields
Any Given Power, Alissa York (out of print)
Family Secrets, Susan Bowden (local author)
Digging for Philip, Greg Jackson-Davis (local author, signed)
15 Canadian Poets X 3, ed. Gary Geddes (4th ed., $14 at Aqua, $43 at Chapters)
Latent Heat, Catherine Hunter (poetry, 1998 Manitoba Book of the Year)
The Journals of Susanna Moodie, Margaret Atwood (poetry)
The Body of My Garden, Rishma Dunlop (poetry)
Papîyâhtak, Rita Bouvier (poetry)
Learning As We Go: A Collection of Plays, Monologues and Songs for World Peacemakers (MCC)
Inoculations: Four Plays, Darren O'Donnell
Bohemians of the Latin Quarter, Henri Murger (adapted into the opera La Bohème [and Rent, too, if you want to follow it ahead 100 years)
Children of the Ash-Covered Loam, N.V.M. Gonzalez (Phillipines)
The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure, Hans Magnus Enzensberger (Germany, trans.)
The Queen of the South, Arturo Pérez-Reverte (Spanish, trans. literary thriller)
The Shape of Water, Andrea Camilleri (Italy, trans., the first Inspector Montalbano mystery)
Beach Road, James Patterson/Peter De Jonge (June 2007)
False Impression, Jeffrey Archer (December 2006)
The Red Dahlia, Lynda La Plante (July 2007)
Ricochet, Sandra Brown (August 2007)
L.A. Confidential, James Ellroy
A Question of Blood, Ian Rankin
Hannibal Rising, Thomas Harris (June 2007)
Lord of the Flies, William Golding
The Face on the Milk Carton, Caroline Cooney
Holes, Louis Sachar
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes, Eleanor Coerr
And Round Me Rings: Bell Tales and Folklore, Ann Spencer
English Fairy Tales, ed. Joseph Jacobs
Arthur: The Seeing Stone, Kevin Crossley-Holland
The Burning Crown, J.Fitzgerald McCurdy
A Company of Fools, Deborah Ellis
Song of the Lioness 1-4, Tamora Pierce
Sunwing/Silverwing/Firewing, Kenneth Oppel
Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang, Mordecai Richler
Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
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the first 11 books in A Series of Unfortunate Events, Lemony Snicket (hardcover, $8 each, $16.99 at Chapters)

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Non-Fiction

The Beginners Bible: Timeless Childrens Stories
Entering the Silence: The Journals of Thomas Merton Volume II 1941-1952
Jean Vanier and L'Arche: A Communion of Love, Kathryn Spink
Conversion: A Spiritual Journey, Malcolm Muggeridge
Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary, Marina Warner
The Rural Church Movement, Edwin L. Earp (1914)
Theological Education in Africa: Quo Vadimus?, Pobee/Kudadjie (Ghana, 1990)
Lectures on the History of the Jewish Church: Vol. II, Arthur Stanley (1880)
The Perfection of the Morning, Sharon Butala
The Lotus of the Heart, Master Subramuniya
Karma-Yoga and Bhakti-Yoga, Swami Vivekananda
Born in Tibet, Chögyam Trungpa
A Path With Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life, Jack Kornfield
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey
Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life, Richard Ben Cramer
Underneath It All, Traci Lords
Fire Burn: Tales of Witchery, Ken Radford
Encyclopædia Acephalica, Georges Bataille and writers from the Acéphale and Surrealist groups (scarce)
Dear Mr. Rogers, Fred Rogers
Magic Eye Gallery: 3D Illusions
The Visual Dictionary of the Human Body (DK/Stoddart Kids)
Macmillan Dictionary for Children
Conversational English-Cebuano, C.S. Canonigo
Traditional Medicine and Health Care Coverage (WHO Geneva)
Touched by Fire: Doctors Without Borders in a Third World Crisis, Elliot Leyton (out of print)
Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia, Robert Fishman
Body, Memory, and Architecture, Kent Bloomer/Charles Moore
Legends, Lies and Cherished Myths of World History, Richard Shenkman
A Small Place, Jamaica Kincaid (Antigua, history)
Sea of Heartbreak: An Extraordinary Account of a Newfoundland Fishing Voyage, Michael Dwyer (out of print)
Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering, Eric Newby
A Country Calendar and other writings, Flora Thompson
In a Canadian Attic, Gerald Stevens (antique guide)
Needlepoint by Design: Variations on Chinese Themes, Maggie Lane
Joyce Wieland: A Life in Art, Iris Nowell
Stalking the Helpful Herbs, Euell Gibbons
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The Winnipeg General Strike, D.C. Masters

plus hundreds more every week....

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