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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 11/03/08


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

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Mary Through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture - Jaroslav Pelikan

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Crimes and Mercies: The Fate of German Civilians Under Allied Occupation 1944-1950 - James Bacque

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Jim Henson's The Storyteller - Anthony Minghella (out of print)

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The Good Men: A Novel of Heresy - Charmaine Craig (out of print)

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Vodka - Boris Starling

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The Gryphon's Skull - Harry Turteltaub (out of print)

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Cherry - Chandra Mayor ($14, new)

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Fear Not - Maurice Mierau ($15, new)

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All the Pretty Girls - Chandra Mayor ($17, new)

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Dollmaking with Papier Mâché and Paper Clay - Doris Rockwell Gottilly (out of print)

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Working with Copper - Zena Elliot (out of print)

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History of Modern Art - H.H. Arnason ($40 at Aqua, $120 at Chapters)

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Darwin's Origin of Species (a Board Book for Babies!)

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Inside Spinal Tap - Peter Occhiogrosso (out of print)

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Dilbert: Random Acts of Management - Scott Adams

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Orange Fish, Carol Shields
Ana Historic, Daphne Marlatt
The Lion in the Room Next Door, Merilyn Simonds
Diary, Chuck Palahniuk
Junk, Melvin Burgess
Sara's Face, Melvin Burgess
A Certain Chemistry, Mil Millington
The Two Pound Tram, William Newton
The Difficulty of Living on Other Planets: An Adult Entertainment, Dennis Lee (out of print)
Jelly Belly, Dennis Lee (out of print)
Seaside Al, Alan Maitland
Painting the Yellow House Blue, Jay Ruzesky
Hogg: The Poems and Drawings, Barry Callaghan
In Particular, Cid Corman (proto-slam poet, out of print)
100 Love Sonnets, Pablo Neruda (dual-language)
Poems and Prophecies, William Blake
The Ramayana, Aubrey Menen
six new Diana Gabaldon books
The Color of Magic, Terry Pratchett
Have Mercy on Us All, Fred Vargas
The First Casualty, Ben Elton
Peace, Richard Bausch (CD audiobook, unabridged)
Skeletons at the Feast, Chris Bohjalian (CD audiobook, unabridged)
I, Claudius, Robert Graves (CD audiobook, unabridged, read by Derek Jacobi)
The Reapers, John Connolly (CD audiobook, abridged)
The Fisher Boy, Stephen Anable (CD audiobook, unabridged, $30 at Aqua, $110 new)
and
our $5 sale on all audio books on cassette continues

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Non-Fiction

Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis
The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis
Searching for God Knows What, Donald Miller
Travelling Mercies, Anne Lamott
History of Dogma: Vols. VI and VII, Adolph Harnack
Dissenter in a Great Society, William Stringfellow
Can God Be Trusted?, John Stackhouse
The New Testament Environment, Eduard Lohse
Jesus Among Other Gods, Ravi Zacharias
Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine, Harold Bloom
Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism, John Shelby Spong
Kierkegaard, Ronald Grimsley
Love Your Enemies: Discipleship, Pacifism, and Just War Theory, Lisa Sowle Cahill
When Things Fall Apart, Pema Chödrön
Simple Kabbalah, Kim Zetter
How to Know God, Deepak Chopra
Perfect Health, Deepak Chopra
Awakening Intuition, Mona Lisa Schulz
Calming Your Anxious Mind, Jeffrey Brantley
Miracle Healing from China: Qigong, McGee/Chow (out of print)
Palm Reading for Beginners, Richard Webster
The Ancient Science of Geomancy, Nigel Pennick (out of print)
Spirit Teachings, W. Stainton Moses (scarce)
Adam, Eve, and the Serpent, Elaine Pagels
The Concept of Structuralism, Philip Pettit
Language and Materialism, Coward/Ellis
The More You Watch, the Less You Know, Danny Schechter
The Frank Muir Book: An Irreverent Companion to Social History
The Prince, Machiavelli
A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson
Future Perfect: How Star Trek Conquered Planet Earth, Jeff Greenwald
The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands, Aidan Hartley (out of print)
The Last Apocalypse: Europe at the Year 1000 AD, James Reston
Westminster Abbey: Its Links with the Famous, Carolyn Scott
Gothic Architecture and Scholasticism, Erwin Panofsky (out of print)
Roman Imperial Architecture, J.B. Ward-Perkins
Typo-Graphics: The Art and Science of Type Design in Context, Ivan Vartanian (out of print)
Dali, Dawn Ades
In Your Eyes, Wanda Koop (out of print)
Focus One: Contemporary Studio Ceramics (Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery)
Focus Three: The Decorative Element: British Earthenware Mid 18th - Early 20th Century (Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery)
Handbuilding Ceramic Forms, Elspeth Woody
Antiques on the Cheap: A Savvy Dealer's Tips, James McKenzie
Deaf Heritage: A Narrative History of Deaf America, Jack Gannon
Occupied Canada: A Young White Man Discovers His Unsuspected Past, Robert Calihoo with Robert Hunter (out of print)
A Long and Terrible Shadow: White Values, Native Rights in the Americas 1492-1992, Thomas Berger
Contact and Conflict: Indian-European Relations in British Columbia 1774-1890, Robin Fisher
Great Leader of the Ojibway: Mis-quona-queb, James (Esquekesik) Redsky (scarce)
Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor, Simon Callow (out of print)
Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of New York Cabaret, James Gavin
Leader of the Band: The Life of Woody Herman, Gene Lees
Lefty Frizzell: The Honky-tonk Life of Country Music's Greatest Singer, Daniel Cooper (out of print)
Stevie Ray Vaughan: Caught in the Crossfire, Patoski/Crawford
The Devil in the Kitchen: Sex, Pain, Madness, and the Making of a Great Chef, Marco Pierre White
30-Minute Get Real Meals, Rachael Ray
On Love and Death, Patrick Süskind
Outlander, Jane Rule
A Hot-Eyed Moderate, Jane Rule
Sisters in the Wilderness: The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill, Charlotte Gray
Manitoba Walks, Prairie Pathfinders
Wilderness Rivers of Manitoba: Journey by Canoe Through the Land Where the Spirit Lives, Hap Wilson/Stephanie Aykroyd
Be Expert with Map and Compass: The "Orienteering" Handbook, Bjorn Kjellstrom
The Journals of Lewis and Clark
Gino Watkins (Arctic explorer), J.M. Scott
Dead Right Dead Wrong: A Trail of Death from Benito, Manitoba to Banff, Alberta, Patricia Parker (very scarce)
Gimli Gourmet Recipes (scarce)
and
What I Give My Wife for Supper When She Comes Home from the Office, Manly Geller (Winnipeg, 1985, out of print)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"In 1963...I began working with old-old people that is, people over the age of 80...", Validation: The Feil Method, How to Help Disoriented Old-Old, Naomi Feil (signed)


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