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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 10/11/10


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

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A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World - William Bernstein

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The Birth of the Modern World: 1780-1914 - C.A. Bayly

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Nelson's Purse - Martyn Downer (out of print)

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Sidetracks: Explorations of a Romantic Biographer - Richard Holmes (out of print)

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England's Mistress: The Infamous Life of Emma Hamilton - Kate Williams (out of print)

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Einstein: His Life and Universe - Walter Isaacson

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Perfection Salad: Women and Cooking at the Turn of the Century - Laura Shapiro

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Anti-Bride Wedding Planner: Hip Tools for Getting Hitched

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The Victorian Photograph Album

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The Cocktail Handbook - Maria Costantino

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The Big Book of UFOs - Chris Rutkowski (new)

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Planet Cat: A Cat-alog - Choron/Moore

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"Minnesota Fats" On Pool

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Willie Mosconi on Pocket Billiards

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Herbie Wuz Here! A Collection of WWII Canadian Military Cartoons - Bing Coughlin (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Eleanor Rigby, Douglas Coupland
The Discard Pile, Christian Bök (very scarce)
Gray Matter Graffitti, Sam W. Reimer (poetry)
Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror/Houseboat Days, John Ashbery (poetry)
Selected Poetry and Prose, Stéphane Mallarmé
The North Ship, Philip Larkin (poetry)
Saint Lucian: Selected Poems 1967-1987, John Robert Lee (out of print)
Collected Earlier Poems: 1940-1960, Denise Levertov (out of print)
Asking Myself, Answering Myself: Poems, Shimpei Kusano (out of print)
Brunizem, Sujata Bhatt (poetry, out of print)
Bearings, Kendel Hippolyte (poetry, scarce)
Whatever It Is Plants Dream, Richard Stevenson (poetry, out of print)
Curtains, James McManus (out of print)
The World Is the Home of Love and Death, Harold Brodkey
Requiem for a Dream, Hubert Selby, jr.
The Memoirs of a Survivor, Doris Lessing
A Fairly Honourable Defeat, Iris Murdoch
A Dead Man in Deptford, Anthony Burgess
Sophie's World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy, Jostein Gaarder (Norway, trans.)
Dreams of My Russian Summers, Andrei Makine (France, trans.)
The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett
The Thin Man, Dashiell Hammett
Serious Money, Caryl Churchill (play)
An Irish Country Doctor, Patrick Taylor
Harriet's Daughter, Marlene Nourbese Philip
Heck Superhero, Martine Leavitt
and
Dungeons and Dragons: Eberron Explorer's Handbook, David Noonan

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Non-Fiction

The Essential Rumi
Sahih Muslim: Volume 3, Imam Muslim
Speeches: 50-59, Demosthenes
The Law in Classical Athens, Douglas MacDowell
Trials from Classical Athens, Christopher Carey
Terror and Transformation: The Ambiguity of Religion in Psychoanalytic Perspective, James Jones
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion, Brian Davies
Phenomenology of Perception, Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Understanding Phenomenology, David Cerbone
The Cultural Turn: Selected Writings on the Postmodern 1983-1998, Fredric Jameson
Manufacturing Consent, Edward Herman/Noam Chomsky
The Future Dictionary of America (McSweeney's)
Number Theory, George Andrews
The Fire This Time: Young Activists and the New Feminism, ed. Labaton/Martin
Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics, bell hooks
The Letters of Abelard and Heloise
The Life and Times of Hercule Poirot, Anne Hart
Jane Austen Sings the Blues, ed. Nora Foster Stovel
Pax Britannica, James Morris (3 volume Folio Society set in slipcase, $40)
Venice Observed, Mary McCarthy
Belonging: Home Away from Home, Isabel Huggan
The Tender Bar: A Memoir, J.R. Moehringer
Concertina: The Life and Loves of a Dominatrix, Susan Winemaker
Beyond Fate, Margaret Visser
To Die For: 100 Gastronomic Experiences to Have Before You Die, Stephen Downes
Flavours: The Cookbook
Talking on Tour: The Best Anecdotes from Golf's Master Storyteller, Don Wade
The Naked Investor, John Lawrence Reynolds
Culture Wise Japan: The Ultimate Guide to Culture, Customs and Business Etiquette
Edo Culture: Daily Life and Diversions in Urban Japan 1600-1868, Nishiyama Matsunosuke
The Japanese Mind, ed. Davies/Ikeno
Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture has Invaded the U.S., Roland Kelts
Hayao Miyazaki: Master of Japanese Animation, Helen McCarthy
Close Up: Iranian Cinema Past, Present and Future, Hamid Dabashi
Filmmaking for Dummies, Bryan Michael Stoller
Making Documentary Films and Videos, Barry Hampe
Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse, Mary Oliver
A Green History of the World: The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations, Clive Ponting
The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850, Brian Fagan
The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell, Mark Kurlansky
Robert's Birds of South Africa
Our South African Flora, Compton
Northland Wild Flowers: A Guide for the Minnesota Region, Moyle (out of print)
James Herriot's Yorkshire
A Long and Terrible Shadow: White Values, Native Rights in the Americas 1492-1992, Thomas Berger
Resistance and Renewal: Surviving the Indian Residential School, Celia Haig-Brown
A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict, Peter Ackerman/Jack Duvall
Hidden in the Enemy's Sight: Resisting the Third Reich from Within, Jan Kamienski (local author)
Cartoon Impressions of World War One, William Clarence Hodgins, Lord Strathcona's Horse (RC), 1916-1919 (local author, very scarce)
Air Combat: An Oral History of Fighter Pilots, Robert Dorr
Wings for Victory: The Remarkable Story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada, Spencer Dunmore
Charley Goes to War: A Memoir, Glen Hancock
The Illustrated History of Canada, ed. Craig Brown
Empire of the Bay: An Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Company, Peter C. Newman (out of print)
A West Coast Christmas: Celebrating the Season on the Edge of the Pacific, ed. Anne Tempelman-Kluit
Home of the Grizzlies, Beth Day (B.C. History)
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A Girl from the Valley, Gwyneth Rosser Jones (Welsh/Manitoba history)

plus hundreds more every week....

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Calculators now available at Aqua in convenient book format

Mathematical Tables


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