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(Between Portage
& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
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Kelly, you were so funny. I peed myself. - Shelagh Rogers, CBC Radio One's The Next Chapter (on Kelly Hughes singing a song at the 2009 Manitoba Book Awards)

FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 1/7/08

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

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The Book of Flying - Keith Miller (out of print)

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Birds Without Wings - Louis de Bernières

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Selected Poems - Tony Harrison

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Dark Nature: A Natural History of Evil - Lyall Watson

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The Lost Millennium: History's Timetables Under Seige - Florin Diacu

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Walt Whitman: The Song of Himself - Jerome Loving (out of print)

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Lords and Ladies - Terry Pratchett

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Stone of Tears - Terry Goodkind (plus three other Goodkind titles)

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A Fine and Private Place - Peter S. Beagle

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Windsor Hassle - Paul Willis (CBC radio show, scarce)

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The Spirit of Canada: Canada's Story in Legends, Fiction, Poems, and Songs

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Wild Geese - Martha Ostenso ($8 at Aqua, $25 at Burton Lysecki)

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Beyond Hitler's Grasp: The Heroic Rescue of Bulgaria's Jews - Michael Bar-Zohar (out of print)

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The Canadian Indian: The Illustrated History of the Great Tribes of Canada - Fraser Symington

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A History of Mexico - Sir Nicolas Cheetham

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Complete Stories, Franz Kafka
Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons, Kurt Vonnegut
The Abortion: An Historical Romance 1966, Richard Brautigan
After Many a Summer, Aldous Huxley
Swimming to Cambodia, Spalding Gray
The Last Crossing, Guy Vanderhaeghe
The Two-Headed Calf, Sandra Birdsell
Away, Jane Urquhart
The Autograph Man, Zadie Smith
The Family Orchard, Nomi Eve
Vanishing Acts, Jodi Picoult
The Meaning of Night, Michael Cox (June 2007)
A Conspiracy of Paper, David Liss
The Red Dahlia: An Anna Travis Mystery, Lynda La Plante
Polonaise, Piers Paul Read (out of print)
Gilead, Marilynne Robinson
Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys
The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood (hardcover)
Bluebeard's Egg, Margaret Atwood (hardcover)
The Tenth Man, Graham Greene (hardcover)
Steppenwolf, Herman Hesse
The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway
The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
Sanine: A Russian Love Novel, Michael Artzibashev (1932, $7 at Aqua, $25 at Burton Lysecki)
Le Matou, Yves Beauchemin
Le Roitelet, Claude Dorge (les éditions du blé, play about Louis Riel, extremely scarce, $15)
Beowulf
Out of the Silent Planet, C.S. Lewis
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More, Roald Dahl
three Willowmere titles, Alison Baird
In the Eye of Heaven, David Keck (March 2007)
A Secret Atlas, Michael Stackpole
Sideshow, Sheri Tepper
The Fiery Cross, Diana Gabaldon
The Shadow over Innsmouth, H.P. Lovecraft
The Ragwitch, Garth Nix
Oathblood, Mercedes Lackey
all three volumes in Dragonlance: The Elven Nations
all six volumes in Dragonlance: The Lost Histories (out of print)
all four volumes of Otherland, Tad Williams
and
The Sorcerer's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter, Kronzek/Kronzek

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Non-Fiction

Varieties of English Preaching: 1900-1960, Horton Davies
Sangster's Special Day Sermons, W.E. Sangster
From Sabbath to Sunday: The Rise of Sunday Observance in Early Christianity, Samuele Bacchiocchi
The Church in the Roman Empire: Before AD 170, W.M. Ramsay
The Hesitant Pilgrim: American Catholicism after the Council, Andrew Greeley
Doing the Truth in Love, Michael Himes
The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind, Julian Jaynes
Reason and Revelation in the Middle Ages, Etienne Gilson
Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre, ed. Walter Kaufmann
Untimely Meditations, Friedrich Nietzsche
Collected Essays, Aldous Huxley
Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes
The Great Crash: 1929, John Kenneth Galbraith
The Iron Curtain: Churchill, America, and the Origins of the Cold War, Fraser Harbutt ($8 at Aqua, $39 at Chapters)
A World of Ideas, Bill Moyers
Understanding Media, Marshall McLuhan
100 Ways of Seeing an Unequal World, Bob Sutcliffe
Human Security and the New Diplomacy: Protecting People, Promoting Peace, McRae/Hubert
The Subsistence Perspective: Beyond the Globalised Economy, Bennholdt-Thomsen/Mies
The Myth of Development: The Non-Viable Economies of the 21st Century, Oswaldo de Rivero
Local Democracy and Development: People's Campaign for Decentralized Planning in Kerala, Isaac/Franke
Report of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry in Manitoba: Vols I and II
Rebirth: The Tibetan Game of Liberation, Mark Tatz/Jody Kent (scarce)
Life and Teaching of the Masters of the Far East: Volume 2, Baird Spalding
Cockney Rabbit: A Dick 'n' Arry of Rhyming Slang, Ray Puxley
The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selection, Wendy Northcutt
When Your Lover is a Liar, Susan Forward
Mustards, Ketchups and Vinegars: Dips and Dressings, Sauces and Oils (out of print)
Eating for Two: The Complete Guide to Nutrition During Pregnancy, Hess/Hunt
Breastfeeding Secrets and Solutions, Janis Graham (out of print)
Tracking Down Hidden Food Allergy, William Crook
Hypoglycemia: A Better Approach, Paavo Airola
Oaxaca Journal, Oliver Sacks
The Happy Ant Heap, Norman Lewis
The Best of Outside Magazine: The First 20 Years
Small Wonder: Essays, Barbara Kingsolver
Birdman of Alcatraz, Thomas Gaddis (out of print)
The Joy of Writing: A Guide for Writers, Disguised as a Literary Memoir, Pierre Berton
Travels with Farley, Claire Mowat
Prairie People: A Celebration of My Homeland, Robert Collins
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A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That, Doris Margolis (signed, local Jewish history)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"The fact is that all teenagers are at a critical stage of psychosexual development and interpersonal relationships", Teenage Pregnancy Prevention and Treatment


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