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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 12/1/08


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

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Going Downtown: A History of Winnipeg's Portage Avenue - Ross Gourluck

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The World of Gerard Mercator: The Mapmaker Who Revolutionized Geography - Andrew Taylor

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The Planets - Dava Sobel

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Give Our Regards to Atomsmashers!: Writers on Comics - ed. Sean Howe

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Club Zero-G - Douglas Rushkoff/Steph Dumas (graphic novel)

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Wrong About Japan: A Father's Journey with His Son - Peter Carey

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Company's Coming: Home for the Holidays - Jean Paré (out of print)

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Death by Chocolate: The Last Word on a Consuming Passion - Marcel Desaulniers ($20 at Aqua, $50 at Chapters)

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Company's Coming: Decadent Desserts - Jean Paré (out of print)

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A Connoisseur's Guide to Antique Glass - Ronald Pearsall

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Wooden Toys - Gene/Katie Hamilton

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A Connoisseur's Guide to Antique Toys - Ronald Pearsall

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Botanica North America - Marjorie Harris (out of print, $40 at Aqua, was $90 at Chapters)

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Martial Arts of the Orient

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Encyclopedia of the Horse - Elwyn Hartley Edwards

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Classic Deere Tractors: An Album of Favorite Big Green Farm Tractors, 1914-1970

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Dinosaurs of the World: Jigsaw Book with five 48-piece jigsaws (new)

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Wheat Kings: Vanishing Landmarks of the Canadian Prairies - Greg McDonnell

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Ivan Eyre (Loch Mayberry, 2000, $10 at Aqua, $20 at Burton Lysecki)

Also new this week

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Fiction

On Purpose, Nick Laird (poetry)
Going Home, Ken Norris (poetry)
Made Beautiful by Use, Sean Horlor (poetry)
The Red Element, Catherine Graham (poetry)
Dog, Joe Rosenblatt/Catherine Owen (poetry)
Love and Tribal Baseball, Susan Andrews Grace (poetry)
The Bone Broker, Lillian Necakov (poetry)
Waterlight, Kathleen Jamie (poetry)
Threats and Gossip, Joe Cummings (poetry)
Aesthetics Lessons, Christopher Doda (poetry)
Against, poems by Sharon McCartney/engravings by George Walker (ltd. ed., $20)
Floors of Enduring Beauty, Steve Venright (poetry)
The Crooked Good, Louise Bernice Halfe (poetry)
Henry Pepper, Justin Lukyn (poetry)
Away, Andrea MacPherson (poetry)
The Pear Orchard, Joanne Weber (poetry)
Bowling Pin Fire, Andy Quan (poetry)
Last Scattering Surfaces, Gil McElroy (poetry)
Black + Blues, Edward Kamau Brathwaite (poetry, Barbados)
Beatitudes, Herménégilde Chiasson (poetry, Acadia, trans.)
Charenton, Chus Pato (poetry, Spain, trans.)
Woods and Chalices, Tomaž Šalamun (poetry, Slovenia, trans.)
Mongrel Love, Judith Krause (poetry)
We Could Be Like That Couple, Sarah Steinberg
Tomato Sauce Love, Sylvie Nicolas (Quebec, trans.)
Mercury Under My Tongue, Sylvain Trudel (Quebec, trans.)
Moral Disorder, Margaret Atwood
Stones, Timothy Findley
Snake in Fridge, Brad Fraser (play)
Various Miracles, Carol Shields
A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth
The Witch of Portobello, Paulo Coelho
Seek My Face, John Updike
Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance, Matthew Kneale
Apex Hides the Hurt, Colson Whitehead
Sons of God, Gwyn Griffin (scarce)
The Best of John W. Campbell
Myths of the Near Future, J.G. Ballard (out of print)
Dracula Unborn, Peter Tremayne (scarce)
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ninety new William W. Johnstone titles

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Non-Fiction

The Nature and Destiny of Man: Vol. II, Human Destiny, Reinhold Niebuhr
The Living of these Days: The Autobiography of Harry Emerson Fosdick
The Sacred Mirror, Herbert O'Driscoll
Zen: Poems, Prayers, Sermons, Anecdotes, Interviews, ed. Stryk/Ikemoto
Take a Deep Breath: The Haiku Way to Inner Peace, Sylvia Forges-Ryan/Edward Ryan
An Open Heart, the Dalai Lama
Maiden, Mother, Crone: The Myth and Reality of the Triple Goddess, D.J. Conway
How to Read and Why, Harold Bloom
Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays, David Sedaris
Rebel Daughter: An Autobiography, Doris Anderson (Chatelaine editor, signed)
Transformations: The Life of Margaret Fulton, Canadian Feminist, Educator and Social Activist, James Doyle (signed by Fulton)
Writing Dangerously: Mary McCarthy and Her World, Carol Brightman
The Snow Geese: A Story of Home, William Fiennes
Findings: Essays on the Natural and Unnatural World, Kathleen Jamie
A Brief History of Stonehenge, Aubrey Burl
The Structures of Everyday Life: Civilization and Capitalism 15th-18th Century, Fernand Braudel
Emigrant Worlds and Transatlantic Communities: Migration to Upper Canada in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century, Elizabeth Jane Errington
Creators: From Chaucer to Disney, Paul Johnson
The Age of Structuralism: Lévi-Strauss to Foucault, Edith Kurzweil
The Gutenberg Galaxy, Marshall McLuhan
The Real World of Democracy, C.B. Macpherson (CBC Massey Lectures)
Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire, Niall Ferguson
Fanatics and Fools: The Game Plan for Winning Back America, Arianna Huffington
Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power, Mary Mapes
Illustrated World War II Encyclopedia (complete in 24 volumes, $50)
The Encyclopedia of Trains and Locomotives, C.J. Riley
Out of Poverty and Into Something More Comfortable, John Stackhouse
Contemporary Postcolonial Theory: A Reader, ed. Padmini Mongia
During My Time: Florence Edenshaw Davidson, A Haida Woman, Margaret Blackman
Captured Heritage: The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts, Douglas Cole
Art History's History, Vernon Hyde Minor ($20 at Aqua, $55 at Chapters)
If You Lived Here: The City in Art, Theory, and Social Activism, Martha Rosler/Brian Wallis
Will They Ever Finish Bruckner Boulevard?, Ada Louise Huxtable (architecture)
Baroque and Rococo Architecture, Henry Millon
Early American Modernist Painting 1910-1935, Abraham Davidson
Art Matters: Reflecting on Culture, John Tusa (out of print)
Letters to a Young Artist: Building a Life in Art, Julia Cameron
The Multiple and Mutable Subject, Vera Lemecha/Reva Stone (SNACC, 2001, scarce)
States of Being, Jana Sterbak (National Gallery of Canada, 1992)
The Power of Art, Richard/Susan Lewis (out of print)
501 Must-See Movies, Emma Beare
The Screenwriter's Workbook, Syd Field
Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-1991, Michael Azerrad
Rock Stars Do the Dumbest Things, Margaret Moser/Bill Crawford
KISS: Behind the Mask, David Leaf/Ken Sharp
Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America's Most Powerful Mafia Empires, Selwyn Raab
Bayham Township Centennial Souvenir Book: 1850-1950 ($25, very scarce)
Tillsonburg: A History 1825-1982, Cooper/Armstrong ($35, very scarce)
Historic Saskatoon: 1882-1947, John Archer ($10 at Aqua, $35 at Burton Lysecki)
Yours in Food, John Baldessari
Eat Right for Your Type, Peter D'Adamo
Cook Right for Your Type, Peter D'Adamo
The GenoType Diet, Peter D'Adamo
The Thyroid Diet, Mary Shomon
German Cooking Today: The Original, Dr. Oetker (out of print)
German Baking Today, Dr. Oetker (out of print)
The Complete Book of Caribbean Cooking, Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz
The World Encyclopedia of Food, Patrick Coyle
Company's Coming: Kids Cook!, Jean Paré
and
36 other Company's Coming titles

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"He marched me upstairs to the brittle room.", Candy Freak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America, Steve Almond


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