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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 12/22/08


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

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I Want That! How We All Became Shoppers - Thomas Hine

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Marketing Aesthetics: The Strategic Management of Brands, Identity, and Image - Bernd Schmitt/Alex Simonson ($17 at Aqua, $47 at Chapters)

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The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History - David Hackett Fischer

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1603 - Christopher Lee

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Terry Jones' Medieval Lives (out of print)

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The Year 1000: An Englishman's World - Robert Lacey/Danny Danziger

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The Golden Thread: A Reader's Journey through the Great Books - Bruce Meyer

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Making Backyard Birdhouses - Sandy Cortright/Will Pokriots

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India: Belief and Ritual - Richard Waterstone

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The Sleeping Beauty - illustrated by Arthur Rackham

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Songs of the Gilded Age - ed. Margaret Bradford Boni, arr. Norman Lloyd

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Fireside Book of Favourite American Songs - ed. Margaret Bradford Boni, arr. Norman Lloyd

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The Diary of a Church Mouse - Graham Oakley (scarce)

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Picturesque Ideas on the Flight into Egypt - etchings by Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

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How To Cook Road Kill

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Reader's Digest Laughter is the Best Medicine

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Annotated Alice, Lewis Carroll
The Snow Goose, Paul Gallico
Wobegon Boy, Garrison Keillor
Doctor Copernicus, John Banville
The Pigeon, Patrick Süskind
Underworld, Don DeLillo
Heat Treatment: The Oriental Travels of a Lascivious Hypochondriac, Justin Wintle
Belfast Confidential, Colin Bateman
Trout Fishing in America, Richard Brautigan
Solitudes Crowded with Loneliness, Bob Kaufman
The Spell of the Yukon, Robert Service
Icefields, Thomas Wharton
True Copies, Monique Larue (Quebec, trans.)
The Heart is an Involuntary Muscle, Monique Proulx (Quebec, trans.)
Dining with the Dictator, Dany Laferrière (Quebec, trans., out of print)
Van de Graaf Days, Ven Begamudré
Tiger Dreams, Almeda Glenn Miller
Gate of the Sun, Elias Khoury (Lebanon, trans.)
Blood on the Moon, James Ellroy
Bay of Souls, Robert Stone
Mercy Road, Dalia Pagani
Journeys to the Heartland, William Horwood (out of print)
Seekers at the WulfRock, William Horwood (out of print)
Od Magic, Patricia McKillip
Selected Works, William Blake
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The Riverside Shakespeare ($40)

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Non-Fiction

Intimacy, Henri Nouwen
The Anchor Bible Commentary (18 vols., out of print, $13-15 each)
Saulteux Hymnal (Oblate Fathers, St. Boniface, 1942, very scarce, $100)
The Torah
Popular History of Jewish Civilization: Germany, ed. Stuart Cohen
The Great Code: The Bible and Literature, Northrop Frye
Faith and Nature: Our Relationship with the Natural World Explored through Sacred Literature
Heinrich H. Ewert: Teacher, Educator and Minister of the Mennonites, Paul Schaefer (out of print)
Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius, Ray Monk ($13 at Aqua, $30 at McNally)
Crimes Against Logic, Jamie Whyte
In the Name of the Father: An Essay on Quebec Nationalism, Daniel Poliquin
The Travel Detective: How to Get the Best Service and the Best Deals, Peter Greenberg
The Songlines, Bruce Chatwin
Plutarch's Lives
Self-Made Man: One Woman's Year Disguised as a Man, Norah Vincent
Barrelhouse Kings, Barry Callaghan
The Beothucks or Red Indians: The Aboriginal Inhabitants of Newfoundland, James Howley
Mauve Gloves and Madmen, Clutter and Vine, Tom Wolfe
The Bride and the Bachelors: Five Masters of the Avant-Garde, Calvin Tomkins
Eugène Atget 1857-1927, National Gallery of Canada
The Greatness Guide, Robin Sharma
Excuse Me, Your Life is Waiting: The Astonishing Power of Feelings, Lynn Grabhorn
Shut Up, Stop Whining and Get a Life, Larry Winget
Leading at the Edge: Leadership Lessons from the Extraordinary Saga of Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition, Dennis Perkins
Real Time: Preparing for the Age of the Never Satisfied Customer, Regis McKenna (out of print)
Raising Your Busines: A Canadian Woman's Guide to Entrepeneurship, Joanne Yaccato (out of print)
The Seed Handbook: The Feminine Way to Create Business, Lynne Franks (out of print)
How to Open and Operate a Financially Successful Florist Business, Stephanie Beener (out of print and scarce, $20)
How to Start a Home-Based Interior Design Business, Nita Phillips
How to Start a Home-Based Event Planning Business, Jill Moran (out of print)
Flipping Houses for Dummies, Ralph Roberts
The Rise of the Project Workforce, Rudolf Melik
Skills for New Managers, Morey Stettner
How Brands Become Icons: The Principles of Cultural Branding, Douglas Holt
The New Why Teams Don't Work: What Goes Wrong and How to Make it Right, Harvey Robbins/Michael Finley
The 7 Irrefutable Rules of Small Business Growth, Steven Little
Business Think, Marcum/Smith/Khalsa
The Future of Management, Gary Hamel
Hot Spots: How Boundaryless Cooperation Fuels Innovation, Lynda Gratton
The Ingenuity Gap: How Can We Solve the Problems of the Future?, Thomas Homer-Dixon
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic, Steven Johnson
Small is Beautiful, E.F. Schumacher
Living Well with Arthritis, Mosher/Stein/Kraag
and
Betty Crocker's Cookbook

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Stay away from the dates on which championship fights are televised or other significant spectaculars! Nothing is more disturbing to a prospect than to be dragged to the phone in the midst of a nine-count knockdown in a title fight!", How I Started Earning $50,000 a Year in Sales at the Age of 26, Robert Gallivan


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