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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 11/17/08


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

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The Case of the Missing Books - Ian Sansom

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Venus on the Half-Shell - Kilgore Trout ($9)

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Dear Sad Goat - Bill Richardson

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The All-Around Christmas Book: Recitations, Readings, Dialogues, Plays, Exercises, and Drills ($10, 1933, scarce)

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The Christmas Entertainer: Recitations, Monologues, Drills with Songs, Exercises and Dialogues for All Ages ($10, 1919, scarce)

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The Favorite Christmas Book: Recitations, Monologues, Drills with Songs, Exercises and Dialogues for All Ages ($10, 1917, scarce)

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The Darling Buds of May Book of the Seasons - H.E. Bates (out of print)

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Love You Forever - Robert Munsch

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A Book of Narnians - C.S. Lewis/Pauline Baynes (out of print)

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Birds - Robert Bateman

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Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's - John Elder Robison

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The Manitoba Landscape - Photography by Robert Taylor

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The Hound of the Baskervilles - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Eclipse Tempting Recipes - Western Pure Foods Ltd. Winnipeg (1931, very scarce)

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The Annotated Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum ($25)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Book of Mercy, Leonard Cohen
The Setting Lake Sun, J.R. Léveillé
The Mennonite Madonna, Diane Driedger (poetry, out of print)
The Impstone, Susan Musgrave (poetry, out of print)
The Humble Administrator's Garden, Vikram Seth (poetry, out of print)
Waiting, Ha Jin
The Killer, Patrícia Melo (Brazil, trans.)
Family Matters, Rohinton Mistry
Invisible Lives, Anjali Banerjee
The Day in Shadow, Nayantara Sahgal
Leopards and Lilies, Alfred Duggan (out of print)
One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez
Green Grass, Running Water, Thomas King
Last Orders, Graham Swift
The Brief History of the Dead, Kevin Brockmeier
Bad Moon Rising, Sheila Quigley
The Separation, Christopher Priest
The Book of Lost Tales I, Tolkien
The Shaping of Middle-Earth, Tolkien
The Treason of Isengard, Tolkien
Cryptonomicon, Neal Stephenson
Beaufort, Ron Leshem (CD audiobook, unabridged)
Ballet Shoes for Anna, Noel Streatfeild
Achimoona (children's stories by Aboriginal authors)
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Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland, ed. W.B. Yeats

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Non-Fiction

Summa Theologiae: Volume 1, Thomas Aquinas
Essays on the Death Penalty, C.S. Lewis et al
Surprised by Joy, C.S. Lewis ($15, hardcover)
Prayer, Richard Foster
The Seven Storey Mountain, Thomas Merton
The Three Meanings: Prayer, Faith, Service, Harry Emerson Fosdick
The Westminster Pulpit: The Preaching of G. Campbell Morgan ($60, 10 vol. set)
The American Pietism of Cotton Mather: Origins of American Evangelicalism, Richard Lovelace (out of print)
Christendom and Christianity in the Middle Ages, Adriaan Bredero
The Historical Figure of Jesus, E.P. Sanders
The Works and Words of Jesus, A.M. Hunter
The Works of Josephus ($30, 4 vol. set)
The Book of David: The Spiritual Warrior and Leader Who Shaped Our Inner Consciousness, David Rosenberg
A Year of Grace: Passages Chosen and Arranged to Express a Mood about God and Man, Victor Gollancz
The Varieties of Religious Experience, William James
Killing the Buddha: A Heretic's Bible, Peter Manseau/Jeff Sharlet
Living by Zen, D.T. Suzuki
The Complete Kam Sutra, ed. Alain Daniélou
Man's Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl
On Man in the Universe, Aristotle
The Tao of Psychology: Synchronicity and the Self, Jean Bolen
Understanding Depression, Raymond DePaulo (CD audiobook)
You Breathing Easy: Meditation and Breathing Techniques, Michael Roizen/Mehmet Oz (CD audiobook)
Why Good People Do Bad Things: How to Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy, Debbie Ford (CD audiobook)
Manufacturing Consent, Edward Herman/Noam Chomsky
A Writer at War: A Soviet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941-1945, Vasily Grossman
Cold War: The Amazing Canada-Soviet Hockey Series of 1972, Roy MacSkimming (out of print)
The Struggle Is My Life, Nelson Mandela
The Measure of a Man, Sidney Poitier
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy, Carlos Eire
Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorized Biography of T.E. Lawrence, Jeremy Wilson
Born to Reign: The Astrology of Europe's Royal Families, Nicholas Campion
The Serpent and the Rainbow, Wade Davis
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women, Geraldine Brooks
Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assults Upon Our Language, Richard Lederer
The Literate Puzzler: Hours of Invigorating Wordplay, Provost/Tumbarello
History of the Theatre, Oscar Brockett
When the Music Stops: Managers, Maestros and the Corporate Murder of Cla$$ical Music, Norman Lebrecht (yeah, it really has the dollar signs)
Cloning: Responsible Science or Technomadness?, ed. Ruse/Sheppard
The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell
The New Realities, Peter Drucker (out of print)
The Tao of Abundance, Laurence Boldt
Spiritual Economics: The Principles and Process of True Prosperity, Eric Butterworth
The Social Lives of Dogs: The Grace of Canine Company, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Mr. Bigstuff and the Goddess of Charm: Parties, Cars, Love and Ambition South of the Sahara, Fiona Sax Ledger
River in the Desert: Modern Travels in Ancient Egypt, Paul William Roberts
Europe 101: History and Art for the Traveler, Rick Steves
National Geographic Photographer's Field Guide
At the Edge of All Things: In Search of Labrador, Rick Hornung (out of print)
You Had To Be There: The Generation that Survived the Depression, Won the War, and Re-Invented Canada, Robert Collins
The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls
Starlight Tour: The Last, Lonely Night of Neil Stonechild, Susanne Reber/Robert Renaud (out of print)
The Métis: Canada's Forgotten People, Bruce Sealey/Antoine Lussier (out of print)
A Debt to be Paid: Treaty Land Entitlement in Manitoba
Indian Shakers: A Messianic Cult of the Pacific Northwest, H.G. Barnett (out of print)
Traditional Ojibwa Religion, Christopher Vecsey ($25, scarce)
When the World was New: Stories of the Sahtú Dene, George Blondin ($25, scarce, signed)
Indian Legends of Canada, Ella Elizabeth Clark
Brooks: Coming Home, Hildebrandt/Tittenberger (Alberta history)
River in a Dry Land: A Prairie Passage, Trevor Herriot
The Perfection of the Morning: An Apprenticeship in Nature, Sharon Butala
Wildflower Safaris by Car: Minnesota's North Shore, Sandy Bennett/Tom Sullivan
The Prairie Gardener, H.F. Harp
Manitoba: The Birth of a Province, W.L. Morton (numbered copy 541 of 750, $15 at Aqua, $37 at Greenfield's)
Four Recorders of Rupert's Land, Roy St. George Stubbs ($12.50 at Aqua, $25 at Burton Lysecki)
Breaking New Ground: A Century of Farm Equipment Manufacturing on the Canadian Prairies, Donald Wetherell ($20, scarce)
Lotions, Potions and Liniments Pure: A Look at the Drug Trade in Winnipeg in the 1900s, Joseph Wilder
A People Apart: Ethnicity and the Mennonite Brethren, John Redekop (out of print)
Katechismus oder Kurze und einfache Unterweisung Aus der Heiligen Schrift (Mennonite Book Concern, 1935)
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Woher? Wohin? Mennoniten!: 2 Teil. Die Mennoniten in Russland und den Vereinigten Staaten. Lektionen Fur den Unterricht in der Mennonitengeschichte (Mennonite Agricultural Advisory Committee, 1942)

plus hundreds more every week....

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