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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 12/20/10


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

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A Store Like No Other: Eaton's of Winnipeg - Russ Gourluck

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Canada at War: From the Archives of Maclean's (out of print)

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Victorian Adventure - Trevor Bostock

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Bunny: The Real Story of Playboy - Russell Miller (out of print)

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Darkness at Noon - Arthur Koestler

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Evil Genius - Catherine Jinks

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Time Life: The Old West (26 vols.)

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One Last Look: A Sentimental Journey to the Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Bases of WWII in England (out of print)

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Time Life: The Civil War (28 vols.)

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The Art of Walt Disney from Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms - Christopher Finch

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The Scots Dialect Dictionary - Alexander Warrack

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The First 20 Years of Monty Python - Kim "Howard" Johnson (out of print)

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Wombat Stew - Marcia Vaughan (out of print)

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Over the Hedge: Stuffed Animals - Fry/Lewis

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Knights: Armor| Tournaments| Horses| Battles

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Nanabosho and the Butterflies - Joe/Matrine McLellan (new)

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I Loved Her - Shezza Ansloos (new)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Exalted Company of Roadside Martyrs, Warren Cariou
The Garden Going On Without Us, Lorna Crozier (poetry, out of print)
The Cinnamon Peeler, Michael Ondaatje (poetry)
Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje
Mercy of a Rude Stream, Henry Roth
Her Fearful Symmetry, Audrey Niffenegger
Inappropiate Behaviour, Irene Mock
Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri
Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, Hilary Mantel
Gilead, Marilynne Robinson
Not the End of the World, Kate Atkinson
Girl with Green Eyes, Edna O'Brien
The Country Girls, Edna O'Brien
Gabriel's Lament, Paul Bailey
The City of Yes, Peter Oliva
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, Milan Kundera
The Witch of Portobello, Paulo Coelho
The Winner Stands Alone, Paulo Coelho
The Zahir, Paulo Coelho
The Hungry Tide, Amitav Ghosh
All Families are Psychotic, Douglas Coupland
Absurdistan, Gary Shteyngart
Eating People is Wrong, Malcolm Bradbury
The Night Wanderer: A Native Gothic Novel, Drew Hayden Taylor
The Egyptologist, Arthur Phillips
I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith
3 Cheers for Me: The Bandy Papers Volume 1, Donald Jack
It's Me Again: The Bandy Papers Volume 3, Donald Jack
Me So Far: The Bandy Papers Volume 7, Donald Jack
Fool for Love, Sam Shepard (play)
Beautiful Creatures, Kami Garcia/Margaret Stohl
Dark Visions, L.J. Smith
Winter Warriors, David Gemmell
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The Diamond Age, Neal Stephenson

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Non-Fiction

Lectures on Romans, Martin Luther
Tablettes Cappadociennes: Tomes 19-21 (textes cunéiformes, librairie orientaliste)
Discoveries in the Judaean Desert of Jordan IV: The Psalms Scroll of Qumran Cave II (very scarce, set of 7 is $1200 online, this volume is $40 at Aqua)
Paul Tillich: Theologian of the Boundaries, Mark Kline Taylor
Plurality and Ambiguity, David Tracy
Hermeneutical Inquiry: Volume II, David Klemm
The History of Scepticism: From Erasmus to Spinoza, Richard Popkin
Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity, Charles Taylor
Transforming the Hermeneutic Context: From Nietzsche to Nancy, ed. Ormiston
Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature, Richard Rorty
Blink, Malcolm Gladwell
Sun Tzu for Success, Gerald Michaelson
Manifest Your Destiny, Wayne Dyer
The Infertility Survival Guide, Judith Daniluk
Coyote Medicine: Lessons from Native American Healing, Lewis Mehl-Madrona
The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science, Norman Doidge
The Discoveries: Great Breakthroughs in 20th Century Science, Alan Lightman
The Builders: Marvels of Engineering
Kinetics of Inorganic Reactions, A.G. Sykes (out of print)
Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living: Surviving with Nothing but Your Bare Hands and What You Find in the Woods, John/Geri McPherson
The Canadian Wood Heat Book, Gordon Flagler
The Giant Book of Wooden Toys, Percy Blandford
Eat Here: Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket, Brian Halweil
The Vegetarian Epicure: Book Two, Anna Thomas
The Man Who Ate Everything, Jeffrey Steingarten
Napalm and Silly Putty, George Carlin
Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang, Chelsea Handler
No Lifeguard on Duty: The Accidental Life of the World's First Supermodel, Janice Dickinson
Moose: A Memoir, Stephanie Klein
It's a Long Way from Penny Apples, Bill Cullen
Mid-Cheshire Memories, Bruce Fisher
Fantasy in Florence: Leaving Home and Loving It, Rod McQueen
Bella Tuscany, Frances Mayes
Aristocrats, Robert Lacey
Bound to Exile: The Victorians in India, Michael Edwardes
Wolfsangel: A German City on Trial, 1945-48, August Nigro
Unauthorized Action: Mountbatten and the Dieppe Raid, Brian Loring Villa
Korea: The Commonwealth at War, Tim Carew (out of print)
Korea: Canada's Forgotten War, John Melady (out of print)
How Papa Won the War, Gordon Wagner (RCAF bio)
Sgt. Sargent's Trenton: The War Years 1941-1945, Bill Sargent
The Half-Million: The Canadians in Britain 1939-1946, C.P. Stacey/Barbara Wilson (out of print)
The Endless War: Sandy St. Clair (out of print)
The Oxford Book of Canadian Military Anecdotes, ed. Victor Suthren (out of print)
The Art Stealers, Milton Esterow
Great Cases of Interpol
The Rabbi and the Hit Man: A True Tale of Murder, Arthur Magida
Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia, John Dickie
King of the Mob: Rocco Perri and the Women Who Ran His Rackets, James Dubro/Robin Rowland
Informer: Life in the Shadows as an Undercover Agent, Ron Farebrother
Hell's Angels: Taking Care of Business, Yves Lavigne
The Secret Mulroney Tapes, Peter C. Newman
The Bad and the Lonely: The Best and Worst Canadian Outlaws, Martin Robin
The Mounties: The History of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Jim Lotz
The Rum Runners, Frank Anderson
Hanging in Canada, Frank Anderson
Four Walls in the West: The Story of the British Columbia Penitentiary, Jack David Scott
Ghost Towns of the Old West, Lynn Radeka (photography)
Barns of Western Canada: An Illustrated Century, Bob Hainstock (out of print)
People of the Interlake, Andrew Blicq/Ken Gigliotti (out of print)
Winnipeg 1912, Jim Blanchard
Louis Riel, George F.G. Stanley
As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl, John Colapinto (Winnipeg history)
Red River Reflections, ed. Eric Wells
Homesteaders and Homemakers: A History of Elton Municipality in its First Century, ed. Garth Stouffer (1973, very scarce, $60 at Burton Lysecki, $20 at Aqua)
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Up from the Rubble: The Epic Rescue of Thousands of War-Ravaged Mennonites, Peter/Elfrieda Dyck

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

(Look at that face. Why can't kids today have that truly maniacal devotion to good health?)

Discovering the Ways to Good Health, Elsie Gunn


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