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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 05/17/10


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

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Rapture Ready! Adventures in the Parallel Universe of Christian Pop Culture - Daniel Radosh

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Treasury of Early American Automobiles: 1877-1925 - Floyd Clymer

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The Royal Family Pop-Up Book - Patrick Montague-Smith

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The Pearl King and Other Poems - Catherine Greenwood

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Aethel - Donato Mancini (visual poetry)

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The Wife's Account: Poems - Esta Spalding

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The Discovery of the Titanic - Robert Ballard

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National Geographic: The Photographs - Leah Bendavid-Val

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Monarch and Conspirators: The Wives and Woes of Henry VIII - John Van Duyn Southworth

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Leonardo da Vinci (very oversize)

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Magritte - Suzi Gablik

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The Complete Work of Michelangelo (very oversize)

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The Romance of Modern Invention - Archibald Williams

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Spy Killer - L. Ron Hubbard

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Young People's History of the World: The March of Events

Also new this week

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Fiction

Sweeter than All the World, Rudy Wiebe
Degrees of Nakedness, Lisa Moore
Hover, Jon Paul Fiorentino (poetry, very scarce)
Passwords: Transmigrations Between Canada and Europe, Dennis Cooley (very scarce)
Seeing Red, Dennis Cooley (poetry)
Country Music, Dennis Cooley (poetry)
The Etcetera Barbecue, Gustave Morin (poetry)
Plainwater, Anne Carson (poetry)
Short Talks, Anne Carson (poetry)
Inter Alia, David Seymour (poetry)
Chop Shop, Stephanie Taylor (poetry, scarce)
Installations, Nicole Brossard (poetry)
She Would Be the First Sentence of My Next Novel, Nicole Brossard (poetry, French/English)
CURIO: Grotesques and Satires from the Electronic Age, Elizabeth Bachinsky (poetry)
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog, Dylan Thomas
Miscellany Two, Dylan Thomas
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories, Franz Kafka
Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller
Collected Poems: 1953-1993, John Updike
Nine Stories, J.D. Salinger (hardcover)
On the Road, Jack Kerouac
Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut (hardcover)
The Rum Diary, Hunter S. Thompson
Vineland, Thomas Pynchon
American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis
Brightness Falls, Jay McInerney
Enduring Love, Ian McEwan
The Light of Day, Graham Swift
The Good Soldier, Ford Madox Ford
Passchendaele, Paul Gross
Leaving Las Vegas, John O'Brien
My Dinner with André: A Screenplay, Wallace Shawn/André Gregory
The West Wing Script Book, Aaron Sorkin
The West Wing Seasons 3 and 4: The Shooting Scripts, Aaron Sorkin
In a Glass Darkly, Sheridan Le Fanu
Tales from the Perilous Realm, J.R.R. Tolkien
Ender's Shadow, Orson Scott Card (signed)
The Simulacra, Philip K. Dick
Solar Lottery, Philip K. Dick
Eye in the Sky, Philip K. Dick
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Trilogy of Four, Douglas Adams
Genesis of Shannara: Armageddon's Children, Terry Brooks
Genesis of Shannara: The Elves of Cintra, Terry Brooks
Genesis of Shannara: The Gypsy Morph, Terry Brooks
The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Morgawr, Terry Brooks
The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Ilse Witch, Terry Brooks
The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Antrax, Terry Brooks
The Fionavar Tapestry, Guy Gavriel Kay
The Last Light of the Sun, Guy Gavriel Kay
The Darkest Road, Guy Gavriel Kay
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
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Rollback, Robert J. Sawyer

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Non-Fiction

Theological Dictionary of the New Testament (10 vols. complete, $90)
The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament, George Wigram
A Grammar for Biblical Hebrew, C.L. Seow
A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament, Bruce Metzger
Theological German: A Reader, Helmut Ziefle
Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith, Anne Lamott
The Three Pillars of Zen, Philip Kapleau
Crooked Cucumber: The Life and Zen Teachings of Shunryu Suzuki, David Chadwick
The Morning Star: Zen Writings, Robert Aitken (out of print)
Zen Philosophy, Zen Practice, Thich Thien-An
Zen Keys, Thich Nhat Hanh
The Tao of Architecture, Amos Ih Tiao Chang
The Poetics of Space, Gaston Bachelard
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard
From Bauhaus to Our House, Tom Wolfe
Understanding Media, Marshall McLuhan
The Truth about Stories: A Native Narrative, Thomas King (CBC Massey Lectures)
Culture and Anarchy, Matthew Arnold
The Power of Ideas, Isaiah Berlin
From Free Trade to Forced Trade: Canada in the Global Economy, Peter Urmetzer
A Brief History of the Cold War, Col. John Hughes-Wilson
The Fall of the Roman Empire, Michael Grant
Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall, Anna Funder
Bradt Travel Guide: Niger, Jolijn Geels
Sahara, Michael Palin
The Penguin History of Latin America, Edwin Williamson
My Invented Country: A Nostalgic Journey through Chile, Isabel Allende
The Dark Heart of Italy, Tobias Jones
Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World, Rita Golden Gelman
The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seeker's Guide to Making Travel Sacred, Phil Cousineau
Larousse Pocket English-Portuguese Dictionary
Portuguese for Dummies, Karen Keller
If You Want to Write, Brenda Ueland
Writing from Life, Susan Wittig Albert
Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life, Natalie Goldberg
The Fiery Muse: Creativity and the Spiritual Quest, Teri Degler
The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Betty Edwards
The Vein of Gold: A Journey to Your Creative Heart, Julia Cameron
The Nine Muses: A Mythological Path to Creativity, Angeles Arrien
A Life in the Arts, Eric Maisel
Fearless Creating, Eric Maisel
The Creativity Book, Eric Maisel
The Writer's Idea Workshop, Jack Heffron
Killer CVs and Hidden Approaches, Graham Perkins
The Book of IQ Tests, Carter/Russell
Vascular Plant Families, James Smith
Hallucinogens: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, Marlene Dobkin de Rios
Neil Young Nation, Kevin Chong
The Violin Maker: Finding a Centuries-Old Tradition in a Brooklyn Workshop, John Marchese
Diagnosing Genius: The Life and Death of Beethoven, Francois Martin Mai
The Piano Book: Buying and Owning a New or Used Piano, Larry Fine
Be a Nose!: Three Sketchbooks by Art Spiegelman
The Devil in the Kitchen, Marco Pierre White
101 Things to Do with a Slow Cooker, Stephanie Ashcraft/Janet Eyring
Alberta, Robert Kroetsch
Memoir of a Living Disease: The Story of Earl Hershfield and Tuberculosis in Manitoba and Beyond, Maurice Mierau
A Daytripper's Guide to Manitoba, Bartley Kives
Manitoba, Naturally: Scenic Secrets of Manitoba, Bill Stilwell
and
Hiking the Heartland: Explore Manitoba on Foot, Prairie Pathfinders

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"One of the devil's best tricks to keep us from having pure hearts is getting us to concentrate on the faults and sins of others."

If God Loves Me, Why Can't I Get My Locker Open?, Lorraine Peterson


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