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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 09/20/10


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

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Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem - Peter Ackroyd (out of print)

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Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation - John Carlin

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The Red Queen - Margaret Drabble

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Saint Peter - Michael Grant (out of print)

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The Treasury of Saint Francis of Assisi (out of print)

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Francis of Assisi's Canticle of the Creatures: A Modern Spiritual Path - Paul Allen/Joan deRis Allen (out of print)

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Peter the Great: A Biography - Lindsey Hughes (out of print)

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Arthur the King: The Themes Behind the Legend - Graeme Fife (out of print)

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Chronicles of King Arthur - Andrea Hopkins (out of print)

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Crow and Weasel - Barry Lopez

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24h/24: La nuit se lève - Véronique Dassas/Marie-Reine Mattera/Emmanuel Joly

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The Egyptian Jukebox: A Conundrum Created by Nick Bantock (out of print)

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Rupert (1971)

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McDonald's Collectibles: Identification and Value Guide - Gary Henriques/Audre DuVall (out of print)

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Art of the Ninja - Peter Lewis (out of print)

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Us Little People: Mennonite Children - Carl Hiebert

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The Life and Works of William Morris - Eleanor Van Zandt (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Clockfire, Jonathan Ball (poetry, new)
Sitting on the Stairs, Don Bailey
Sparrow Nights, David Gilmour
Painting the Dog: The Best Stories of Leon Rooke
Droppings from Heaven, Irving Layton (poetry, out of print)
For My Brother Jesus, Irving Layton (poetry, out of print)
Selected Poems: 1956-1968, Leonard Cohen (out of print)
Ariel, Sylvia Plath (poetry)
Collected Poems, Sylvia Plath
How to Paint Sunlight, Lawrence Ferlinghetti (poetry)
A Coney Island of the Mind, Lawrence Ferlinghetti (poetry)
Heaven and Other Poems, Jack Kerouac
Mockingbird Wish Me Luck, Charles Bukowski
Nine Stories, J.D. Salinger
Franny and Zooey, J.D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger
A Season in Hell/The Drunken Boat, Arthur Rimbaud
Crome Yellow, Aldous Huxley
Those Barren Leaves, Aldous Huxley
Manhattan Transfer, John Dos Passos
Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem
Arthur and George, Julian Barnes
The Fifth Mountain, Paulo Coelho
Secret Daughter, Shilpi Somaya Gowda
The Toss of a Lemon, Padma Viswanathan
The Tiger Claw, Shauna Singh Baldwin
Keeping Faith, Jodi Picoult
Tears of the Giraffe, Alexander McCall Smith
Maximum Bob, Elmore Leonard
Demons, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, Christopher Morley (Folio Society)
El retrato de Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
El diluvio de un beso, Ethel Krauze
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl (hardcover)
Beatrix Potter Omnibus
The Illustrated Book of Ballet Stories, Barbara Newman
Mistik Lake, Martha Brooks
Echoes of the Great Song, David Gemmell
The Dunwich Horror, H.P. Lovecraft
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Why I Hate Saturn, Kyle Baker (graphic novel)

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Non-Fiction

The Greatness of the Soul/The Teacher, St. Augustine
Stalking the Holy: The Pursuit of Saint-Making, Michael Higgins (out of print)
Naming Grace: Preaching and the Sacramental Imagination, Mary Catherine Hilkert
Contours of Old Testament Theology, Bernhard Anderson
The Shaping of Christianity: The History and Literature of Its Formative Centuries, Gérard Vallée
Charbel: Un hombre embriagado de Dios 1828-1898, Pablo Daher
Imperialism, J.A. Hobson
The End of Utopia: Politics and Culture in an Age of Apathy, Russell Jacoby
Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: An Open Conspiracy for Social Change, Brian Murphy
Don't Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking, Thomas Kida
Age of Propaganda: The Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion, Anthony Pratkanis/Elliot Aronson
Reflections on the Revolution in France, Edmund Burke
The Year 1000: Life at the Turn of the First Millennium, Robert Lacey/Danny Danziger
The Gateway to the Middle Ages: Monasticism, Eleanor Shipley Duckett
Burying Caesar: Churchill, Chamberlain and the Battle for the Tory Party, Graham Stewart
Mugabe: Power, Plunder, and the Struggle for Zimbabwe's Future, Martin Meredith
The Bishop of Rwanda: Finding Forgiveness Amidst a Pile of Bones, John Rucyahana
Out in Bad Standings: Inside the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, Edward Winterhalder (scarce)
Illustrated BMW Motorcycle Buyer's Guide
A Day in the Life of the National Hockey League (out of print)
Where the Game Matters Most: A Last Championship Season in Indiana High School Basketball, William Gildea
Extraordinary Putting: Transforming the Whole Game, Fred Shoemaker
Stephen Potter on One-Upmanship
Play Poker Like the Pros, Phil Hellmuth
I Drink for a Reason, David Cross
How Proust Can Change Your Life, Alain de Botton
The Art of Travel, Alain de Botton
Various Positions: A Life of Leonard Cohen, Ira Nadel
Limbo: A Memoir, A. Manette Ansay
Infidel, Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Indira: The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi, Katherine Frank
The Berlin Diaries of Marie Vassiltchikov (Folio Society)
Other People's Trades, Primo Levi (Italy, trans.)
Where the Stress Falls, Susan Sontag
Captains' Logs: The Unauthorized Complete Trek Voyages, Edward Gross/Mark Altman
The Nitpicker's Guide for Next Generation Trekkers, Phil Farrand
Cause of Death: A Writer's Guide to Death, Murder and Forensic Medicine, Keith Wilson (out of print)
You Can Read Music, Amy Appleby
Photography and the Performing Arts, Gerry Kopelow (local author, scarce)
How to Photograph Buildings and Interiors, Gerry Kopelow
A Voiceless Song: Photographs of the Slavic Lands, John Paskievich (out of print)
The World's Greatest Art: Asian Art
Artist's Manual: A Complete Guide to Painting and Drawing Materials and Techniques
The Art of Field Sketching, Clare Walker Leslie
Fish Carving: An Introduction, Bob Berry (out of print)
The Mountain Biker's Training Bible, Joe Friel
Lois Hole's Bedding Plant Favorites
Lois Hole's Herbs and Edible Flowers
The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual, Barbara Pleasant
Cesar's Way, Cesar Millan
The Company of Wolves, Peter Steinhart
Of Wolves and Men, Barry Holstun Lopez
Reader's Digest Book of the Great South African Outdoors
Vanishing Halo: Saving the Boreal Forest, Daniel Gawthrop
Mother Earth Spirituality: Native American Paths to Healing Ourselves and Our World, Ed MGaa
Wisdomkeepers: Meetings with Native American Spiritual Elders, Steve Wall/Harvey Arden
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Die Laughing, Don Cochrane (memoir, Thunder Bay)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

Manuals? Manuals? We don't need no stinking manuals!

Introduction to the MACHO Computer, Collens/McFadyen


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