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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 9/24/07

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

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Shake Hands with the Devil - Roméo Dallaire

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The Greedy Bastard Diary - Eric Idle

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The Lost Continent: Travels in Smalltown America - Bill Bryson

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The Book of Coffee and Tea - Schapira

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Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet - Elaine Gottschall

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Pelicans to Polar Bears: Watching Wildlife in Manitoba - Catherine Senecal

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Headhunter - Timothy Findley

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Hey Nostradamus! - Douglas Coupland

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Stanley Park - Timothy Taylor

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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim - David Sedaris

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The Russländer - Sandra Birdsell

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Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas - Tom Robbins

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Six by Seuss

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Everything is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer

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If Men Could Talk...Translating the Secret Language of Men - Alon Gratch

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Griffin and Sabine - Nick Bantock

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Sabine's Notebook - Nick Bantock

Also new this week

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Fiction

Cat's Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut
The Sirens of Titan, Kurt Vonnegut
Jailbird, Kurt Vonnegut
Remembering Babylon, David Malouf
The Master Butchers Singing Club, Louise Erdrich
The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, Louise Erdrich
The Memory Keeper's Daughter, Kim Edwards
The Way the Crow Flies, Ann-Marie MacDonald
Cinnamon Gardens, Shyam Selvadurai
The Case of Lena S., David Bergen
See the Child, David Bergen
River of Stone, Rudy Wiebe
The Custodian of Paradise, Wayne Johnston
The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy
The Book of Secrets, M.G. Vassanji
A World Lost, Wendell Berry
Black Rain, Masuji Ibuse (Japan, trans.)
Schoolmaster Ni Huan-Chih, Yeh Sheng-tao (China, trans.)
Le Morte D'Arthur, Sir Thomas Malory (English, ed. R.M. Lumiansky)
Collected Poems, W.H. Auden
A Strange Relief, Sonnet L'Abbe (poetry)
I Would Be The Sea, Dorothy Godlinski (poetry, very scarce)
Fool For Love and Other Plays, Sam Shepard
Seven Plays, Sam Shepard (includes True West)
Le jardin du prophète, Kahlil Gibran
L'oeil de verre, Sylvie Massicotte
The Complete Novels, Charles Dickens ($30, 2400 pgs, out of print)
The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins
The Haunting, Shirley Jackson
The Hanging Valley, Peter Robinson
Tickled to Death: A Claire Malloy Mystery, Joan Hess ($5, signed)
Gossip Girl, Cecily von Ziegesar
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Philip K. Dick
Wetware, Rudy Rucker (cyberbunk classic, out of print)
The BFG, Roald Dahl
Too Hot To Handle, Matt Christopher ($5, 1965 w/dustjacket)
Rosie in New York City: Gotcha!, Carol Matas
Annilea, Ishbel Moore (signed)
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John Christopher's Tripods Trilogy (hardcover, $5 each)

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Non-Fiction

Eclipse of God, Martin Buber ($8 at Aqua, $28 at Chapters)
Seeking God: The Way of St. Benedict, Esther de Waal
The Poverty of Christ and the Apostles, Hervaeus Natalis
The Bishop Pike Affair, William Stringfellow/Anthony Towne
The Life and Diary of David Brainerd, ed. Jonathan Edwards
Hegel's Ethical Thought, Allen Wood
Systems of Survival, Jane Jacobs
The Art of Living, Epictetus
The Importance of Living, Lin Yutang
Living with the Lama, Lobsang Rampa (man channels his cat, Mrs. Fifi Greywhiskers. Really.)
The Tibetan Book of the Dead, ed. Evans-Wentz/Jung
The Essential Rumi (trans. Barks/Moyne)
Hidden Wisdom: A Guide to the Western Inner Traditions, Richard Smoley/Jay Kinney
Galen's Prophecy: Temperament in Human Nature, Jerome Kagan (out of print)
The Ideas That Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets in the 21st Century, Michael Mandelbaum
The Stuart Age, A.F. Scott (out of print)
The Kindness of Strangers: The Abandonment of Children in Western Europe from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance, John Boswell
Without Sin: The Life and Death of the Oneida Community, Spencer Klaw
The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and Her World, John Malcolm Brinnin (out of print)
Florence Nightingale, Elspeth Huxley
Personal History, Katharine Graham (Washington Post publisher)
Abuse this Word: The Art of Perverse Punning, Cosgrove/Hussar
The Fall of the Roman Umpire, Ron Luciano
Stupid White Men, Michael Moore
Straight From the Top: The Truth About Air Canada, Robert Milton
Night, Elie Wiesel
Escape from Sobibor, Richard Rashke
Kidnapped: A Diary of my 373 Days of Captivity in Columbia, Leszli Kálli
We Have Returned: The Salvation Army in Uganda 1980-1985, Dorothy Millar (local author, out of print)
Main Currents of Marxism: Vol I The Founders, Leszek Kolakowski
The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice
Teach Yourself Spanish (2 CDs and coursebook)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Reading Group
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Alternative Medicine
Practical Feng Shui Solutions, Simon Brown
Star Trek Science Logs, Andre Bormanis
Painted Furniture, Jocasta Innes
The Chatelaine Cookbook, Elaine Collett (1965 ed.)
Women and Music: A History, ed. Karin Pendle
A Guide to the Symphony, ed. Robert Layton (out of print)
Music for Sight Singing, Robert Ottman
Mel Bay's Complete Book of Guitar Chords, Scales and Arpeggios
Blues Riffs for Guitar: Vol 2
Led Zeppelin III (Guitar/Vocal)
Stories from the Ice Storm, ed. Mark Abley (out of print)
Heroes in Our Midst: Top Canadian Athletes Share Personal Stories from Their Lives in Sport, ed. Mednick/Thomas
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The Best Possible Face: L.B. Foote's Winnipeg, Doug Smith/Michael Olito ($15, out of print)

plus hundreds more every week....

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