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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 10/25/10


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

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Attack of the Unsinkable Rubber Ducks - Christopher Brookmyre

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Flyboy Action Figure Comes With Gasmask - Jim Munroe

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Belong to Me - Marisa de los Santos

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Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance - Matthew Kneale

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The Tree Bride - Bharati Mukherjee

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The Silent Raga - Ameen Merchant

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Love and Longing in Bombay - Vikram Chandra

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The Sari Shop Window - Shobhan Bantwal

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The Romantics - Pankaj Mishra

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The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet - Brian Murphy

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Living with the Queen: Behind the Scenes at Buckingham Palace - Malcolm Barker

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Who's Who in British History

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Kayaking in Paradise: Journeys from Alaska through the Inside Passage

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The Search for Solutions - Horace Freeland Judson

Also new this week

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Fiction

That Other Beauty, Karen Enns (poetry, new book)
Toward a Catalogue of Falling, Méira Cook (poetry, new book)
Slovenly Love, Méira Cook (poetry, new book)
Penguin's Poems for Life, ed. Laura Barber
La Route d'Altamont, Gabrielle Roy
The Road Past Altamont, Gabrielle Roy
The Prairie Bridesmaid, Daria Salamon
Jean Pauline: An Indian Tragedy, Maud Emery (out of print)
The Journals of Susanna Moodie, Margaret Atwood
Moral Disorder, Margaret Atwood
The Birth House, Ami McKay
Galore, Michael Crummey
The Fever, Wallace Shawn
The Little Stranger, Sarah Waters
Blue Shoe, Anne Lamott
The Elegance of the Hedgehog, Muriel Barbery
Those Without Shadows, Françoise Sagan
Remembrance of Things Past, Marcel Proust (2 vol. omnibus)
Our Lady of the Flowers, Jean Genet
Against Nature, J-K Huysmans
The Castle, Franz Kafka
My Universities, Maxim Gorky
Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
Ecstasy, Irvine Welsh
All Families are Psychotic, Douglas Coupland
Microserfs, Douglas Coupland
Karnak Café, Naguib Mahfouz (Egypt, trans.)
The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri
The Walking Boy, Lydia Kwa
The Rebels of Ireland, Edward Rutherfurd
Days of Atonement: A Mystery, Michael Gregorio
Morality for Beautiful Girls, Alexander McCall Smith
The Kalahari Typing School for Men, Alexander McCall Smith
The Full Cupboard of Life, Alexander McCall Smith
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies, Alexander McCall Smith
Blue Shoes and Happiness, Alexander McCall Smith
The Tiger in the Well, Philip Pullman
The Valley of Secrets, Charmian Hussey
The Keys to the Kingdom: Grim Tuesday, Garth Nix
The Hero and the Crown, Robin McKinley
Gifts, Ursula Le Guin
Fool's Fate, Robin Hobb
Deadhouse Gates, Steven Erikson
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Perelandra, C.S. Lewis

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Non-Fiction

The New Being, Paul Tillich
Christian Doctrine, J.S. Whale
Either/Or: Part II, Søren Kierkegaard
Fear and Trembling, Søren Kierkegaard
Against the Academicians/The Teacher, Saint Augustine
Confessions, Saint Augustine
The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, David Hugh Farmer
God: A Biography, Jack Miles
In the Shadow of the Prophet: The Struggle for the Soul of Islam, Milton Viorst
Scepticism and Animal Faith, George Santayana
Interpretations of Poetry and Religion, George Santayana
Religion Within the Limits of Reason Alone, Immanuel Kant
The Philosophy of Paul Ricoeur
Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction, A.C. Grayling
What We Say Goes, Noam Chomsky
Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future, Jennifer Baumgardner/Amy Richards
The Jaguar and the Anteater: P*rn*graphy and the Modern World, Bernard Arcand (GG winner)
What Happy People Know: The New Science Of Happiness, Dan Baker/Cameron Stauth
The Mastery of Love, Don Miguel Ruiz
The Gypsies, Angus Fraser
Daughters of Britannia: The Lives and Times of Diplomatic Wives, Katie Hickman
Cheyenne Autumn: An American Epic, Mari Sandoz
Stalking the Wild Dik-Dik: One Woman's Solo Misadventures Across Africa, Marie Javins
Africa: Stranger than Fiction, Memoirs of a Humanitarian Aid Worker, Steven Vanorden
Miracle of the Rose, Jean Genet
Saint Genet: Actor and Martyr, Jean-Paul Sartre
Sartre: Romantic Rationalist, Iris Murdoch
The Ethics of Ambiguity, Simone de Beauvoir
A Very Easy Death, Simone de Beauvoir
Magical Thinking, Augusten Burroughs
Larousse Thésaurus
The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-Universe(s) Report, Timothy Ferris
The Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the Simple and the Complex, Murray Gell-Mann
The Diversity of Life, Edward Wilson
Simon and Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones
Parrots in Captivity, W.T. Greene
Veterinary Notes for Dog Owners, ed. Trevor Turner (scarce)
Agility Training for Dogs, Jane Simmons-Moake
Dual Ring Dog, Fraser/Ammen
Expert Obedience Training for Dogs, Winifred Strickland
First Lessons in Beekeeping, Dadant
Lois Hole's Tomato Favorites
Roses Love Garlic, Louise Riotte
Mrs. Restino's Country Kitchen: The Complete Wood Stove Cookbook
The Raw Energy Bible, Leslie Kenton
Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life, Kim Severson
The Butcher and the Vegetarian: One Woman's Romp through a World of Men, Meat, and Moral Crisis, Tara Austen Weaver
Picture, Lillian Ross
The Film Sense, Sergei Eisenstein
Digital Photography for Dummies, Julie Adair King
Digital Character Animation, George Maestri
The Natural Way to Draw, Nicolaides
Alex Katz: A Print Retrospective (scarce)
Approaches to Archaeological Ceramics, Carla Sinopoli
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language, David Crystal
The History Atlas of Europe, Ian Barnes/Robert Hudson
The Times Atlas of the Second World War, ed. John Keegan
Maple Leaf against the Axis: Canada's Second World War, David Bercuson
From American Slaves to Nova Scotian Subjects: The Case of the Black Refugees 1813-1840, Harvey Amani Whitfield
Journey Into Our Heritage: The Story of the Jewish People in the Canadian West, Harry Gutkin
and
A Homeland for Strangers: An Introduction to Mennonites in Poland and Russia, Peter Klassen (out of print)

plus hundreds more every week....

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Water for Health and Healing, Frederick Rossiter


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