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274 Garry St.
(Between Portage
& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
204-943-7555

OPEN
Tues-Sat 11am-9pm
Sun-Mon Closed

EMAIL
kelly@aquabooks.ca

We accept Interac, Visa and Mastercard too

What people are saying:

I can't say enough about how much I love this store and restaurant. They have a great selection in a beautiful building with such an open and organic environment. Oh and the food at EAT Bistro is amazingly good. Thanks Kelly for all your work in the community. - Mellaina, Winnipeg

FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 05/10/10


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

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The Last Crumb - Rhéanne Marcoux (local author)

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My Mother is a French Fry and Further Proof of My Fuzzed-Up Life - Colleen Sydor

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Apikoros Sleuth: A Novel - Robert Majzels

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Apathy and Other Small Victories - Paul Neilan

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Death Proof: A Screenplay - Quentin Tarantino

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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney

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The Perilous Trade: Book Publishing in Canada 1946-2006 - Roy MacSkimming

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Rhetoric and Roses: A History of Canadian Gardening - Edwinna von Baeyer

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Survive! Essential Skills and Tactics to Get You Out of Anywhere Alive - Les Stroud

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Jack in the Jungle - P.T. Barnum (scarce in 1908 hardcover)

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What a Word! - A.P. Herbert (the proto Eats, Shoots and Leaves, 1935)

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Making Wine, Beer and Merry - Howard/Gibat

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500 Cocktails - Wendy Sweetser

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Essentials: Learn to Play Guitar

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Place: 13 Essays, 13 Filmmakers, 1 City (Winnipeg Film Group, 2009)

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Achimoona - Maria Campbell, Jordan Wheeler et al (out of print)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Effigy, Alissa York
Good Bones, Margaret Atwood
Fragments/Ecstasies, Rumi (poetry)
The Dark Time of Angels, Pier Giorgio Di Cicco (poetry)
Connect the Dots, Nicole Markotic (poetry, scarce)
Said Like Reeds or Things, Mark Truscott (poetry)
Icon Tact: Poems 1984-2001, Victor Coleman
Eunoia, Christian Bök (poetry)
esp: Accumulation Sonnets, Jay MillAr (poetry)
Performance Bond, Wade Compton (poetry/CD)
26 Alphabets (for Sol LeWitt), ed. Derek Beaulieu (poetry, out of print)
Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse, Anne Carson
Ana Historic, Daphne Marlatt
Inside, Kenneth J. Harvey
The Enigma of Arrival, V.S. Naipaul
Love and Longing in Bombay, Vikram Chandra
A Situation in New Delhi, Nayantara Sahgal
The Penguin Book of Jewish Short Stories
The Debt to Pleasure, John Lanchester
Birds of America, Lorrie Moore
Disappearing Moon Cafe, Sky Lee
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini
In the Hand of Dante, Nick Tosches
My Life as a Dog, Reidar Jönsson
Fury, Salman Rushdie
Katzenjammer, Jackson Tippett McCrae
Recovery, John Berryman
The Poet and the Donkey, May Sarton
Babi Yar: A Document in the Form of a Novel, Anatoly Kuznetsov
The Collected Tales and Plays of Nikolai Gogol
On the Golden Porch, Tatyana Tolstaya
The Seville Communion, Arturo Pérez-Reverte
The Chains that You Refuse, Elizabeth Bear
Neuromancer, William Gibson
The Little White Bird: or Adventures in Kensington Gardens, J.M. Barrie
Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein, Carol Matas (Dear Canada series)
The Bear Who Stole the Chinook, Frances Fraser (out of print)
Tit-Qui: le coucou gris, Simone Hébert-Allard (local author, very scarce)
The Magpies Said: Stories and Poems from New Zealand, ed. Dorothy Butler
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The Penguin Book of Limericks, ed. E.O. Parrott

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Non-Fiction

The Song of the Bird, Anthony de Mello
A Community of Character, Stanley Hauerwas
Introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologica/Summa Contra Gentiles
NIV Hebrew-Greek Key Word Study Bible
The New Oxford Annotated Bible: NRSV with Apocrypha
Novum Testamentum Graece, Nestle/Aland
Septuaginta: Id Est Vetus Testamentum Graece Iuxta LXX Interpretes, ed. Alfred Rahlfs (vols. 1 and 2)
The Mandelkern Biblical Concordance, Solomon Mandelkern (Hebrew, scarce)
The Sacred and the Profane, Mircea Eliade
Nasrudin, Idries Shah
The Upanishads, trans. Eknath Easwaran
The Dhammapada, trans. Eknath Easwaran
Paths to God, Ram Dass
Awakening the Buddha Within, Lama Surya Das
Folk Wisdom of Mexico, Jeff Sellers
Forgiveness, Gerald Jampolsky
Psychotherapy East and West, Alan Watts
Reading Seminars I and II: Lacan's Return to Freud (out of print)
How to Read Lacan, Slavoj Žižek
Inner Experience, Georges Bataille
Discipline and Punish/The Birth of the Prison, Michel Foucault
The Essential Foucault
History of Madness, Michel Foucault (hardcover, $90 at Chapters, $30 at Aqua)
The System of Objects, Jean Baudrillard
Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius, Ray Monk
On Love and Death, Patrick Süskind
The Medium is the Massage, Marshall McLuhan/Quentin Fiore
The Gutenberg Galaxy, Marshall McLuhan
With God on Our Side: Politics and Theology of the War on Terrorism, ed. Aftab Ahmad Malik
The Paradox of Wealth and Poverty: Mapping the Ethical Dilemmas of Global Development, Daniel Little
The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good, William Easterly
Martin Luther King: The Inconvenient Hero, Vincent Harding (out of print)
Higher than Hope: The Authorized Biography of Nelson Mandela, Fatima Meer
The Letters of Queen Anne, ed. Beatrice Curtis Brown
The Essence of T.H. Huxley, ed. Cyril Bibby
Dear Professor Einstein: Albert Einstein's Letters to and from Children
Possessing Genius: The Bizarre Odyssey of Einstein's Brain, Carolyn Abraham
QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter, Richard Feynman
The Fabric of the Cosmos, Brian Greene
The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning, James Lovelock
Light on Yoga, B.K.S. Iyengar
The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing, Daniel Reid
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology, Cotterell/Storm (out of print)
Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction, Brian Aldiss (scarce)
The History of Alpha Phi International Fraternity: 1872-1930
The Compact Timeline of Aviation History, Evans/Gibbons (out of print)
The Battle of the Atlantic, Terry Hughes/John Costello (out of print)
Fugitives of the Forest: Jewish Resistance and Survival During the Second World War, Allan Levine
How the Irish Saved Civilization, Thomas Cahill
The Three of Us: A Family Story, Julia Blackburn
Talking to Myself: A Memoir of My Times, Studs Terkel
A Different Face: The Life of Mary Wollstonecraft, Emily Sunstein
Dear Theo: The Autobiography of Vincent Van Gogh
Groucho: The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx, Stefan Kanfer
Kubrick, Michael Herr
The Mailroom: Hollywood History from the Ground Up, David Rensin
The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age, Steven Ascher/Edward Pincus (out of print)
Once Upon a Poolside, ed. Bev Pike (Video Pool, 2005, very scarce)
Video Art, Sylvia Martin
Conceptual Art, Daniel Marzona
Making Music: Profiles from a Century of Canadian Music, Alex/Ted Barris
Zen and Now: On the Trail of Robert Pirsig and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Mark Richardson
In a Sunburned Country, Bill Bryson
Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert
A Complete Guide to Bird Feeding, John Dennis
A Field Guide to the Birds: Eastern Land and Water Birds, Roger Tory Peterson
Odyssey Among the Inuit: One Man's Journey through the Northwest Passage, Jonathan Waterman
I Have Lived Here Since the World Began: An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People, Arthur Ray
The Canadian Prairies: A History, Gerald Friesen
The Prairies Lost and Found, ed. Len Kuffert (out of print)
Cuthbert Grant of Grantown: Warden of the Plains of Red River, MacLeod/Morton
and
Manitoba Picnic Perfect, Prairie Pathfinders

plus hundreds more every week....

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