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  • Coming May 2014 -

274 Garry St.
(Between Portage
& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3

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


We accept Interac, Visa and Mastercard too

What people are saying:

Many audience members told us that they had never visited the store before, and were so impressed with the space (performance, eating and books) that they promised to return again after the festival. - Perry Grosshans, GM, Winnipeg International Writers Festival


To hold or order any of these books [or to check on current availability], please email


Supernanny: How to Get the Best from Your Children - Jo Frost


Change to Strange: Create a Great Organization by Building a Strange Workforce - Daniel Cable


Smoothies: Best-Ever Cool Drink Recipes


The Dark Hills Divide - Patrick Carman


The Nixie's Song: Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles - DiTerlizzi/Black


Into the Mist - Patrick Carman


The Geometry of Love - Margaret Visser


Michelangelo and the Creation of the Sistine Chapel - Robin Richmond


Space Age - William Walter

Also new this week



Honour the Sun, Ruby Slipperjack (out of print)
Storyteller, Leslie Marmon Silko (out of print)
The Man to Send Rain Clouds: Contemporary Stories by American Indians, ed. Kenneth Rosen
The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice: First Journals and Poems 1937-1952, Allen Ginsberg
After the Plague, T.C. Boyle
A House for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul
The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Mohsin Hamid
The Household Guide to Dying, Debra Adelaide
True Story, Bill Maher
True Romance, Quentin Tarantino (screenplay)
Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino (screenplay)
Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino (screenplay)
The Great and Secret Show, Clive Barker
The House on the Borderland, William Hope Hodgson
His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman (hardcover, boxed set)
The Eagle of the Ninth Chronicles, Rosemary Sutcliff
Smoke and Mirrors, Lesley Choyce
Noughts and Crosses, Malorie Blackman
Hamish X and the Cheese Pirates, Sean Cullen



Dark Knight of the Soul, St. John of the Cross
Luke 1-9: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition, David Neale (local author)
On the Dormition of Mary: Early Patristic Homilies, ed. Brian Daley
The Cult of the Virgin Mary: Psychological Origins, Michael Carroll
Mary: The Unauthorised Biography, Michael Jordan
Mary, Lesley Hazleton
Brother Jesus: The Nazarene through Jewish Eyes, Schalom Ben-Chorin
Jesus and the Lost Goddess: The Secret Teachings of the Original Christians, Timothy Freke/Peter Gandy
The Everything Hinduism Book, Shouler/Anthony
The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins
The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Family Pride, Anoushka/Ravi Shankar (signed)
Screaming with Joy: The Life of Allen Ginsberg, Graham Caveney (out of print)
With William Burroughs: A Report from the Bunker, Victor Bockris
Mark Twain and His World, Justin Kaplan
A Sherlock Holmes Companion, ed. Peter Haining
Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist, Thomas Levenson
I Am Spock, Leonard Nimoy (out of print)
Stone: A Biography of Oliver Stone, James Riordan
The Sorceror's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter, Kronzek/Kronzek
Quentin Tarantino: The Man and His Movies, Jami Bernard
Wild Mary: A Life of Mary Wesley, Patrick Marnham
Shakespeare, Michael Wood
Shakespeare's England: Life in Elizabethan and Jacobean Times, ed. R.E. Pritchard
Genius: One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds, Harold Bloom
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Friedman
Hot, Flat, and Crowded, Thomas Friedman
Sarajevo: The Wounded City, Miroslav Prstojevic (out of print, photography)
The Horse: A Miscellany of Equine Knowledge, Whitaker/Whitelaw
When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Magic and Medicine of Plants
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Knots and Ropework, Geoffrey Budworth
You're So Fat: Exploring Ojibwe Discourse, Roger Spielmann
Who Put Custer's Bloomers on the Pony: A Collection of Native Words, ed. Blaine Prince (out of print)
How Early America Sounded, Richard Cullen Rath
Faith and Betrayal: A Pioneer Woman's Passage in the American West, Sally Denton
Columbine, Dave Cullen
The Templars, Piers Paul Read
The Spanish Civil War, Hugh Thomas
The War of 1812: The War that Both Sides Won, Wesley Turner
Flyboys: A True Story of Courage, James Bradley
As Near to Heaven by Sea: A History of Newfoundland and Labrador, Kevin Major
Jackrabbits in the Outfield: Inside the Winnipeg Goldeyes, John Hindle (out of print)

plus hundreds more every week....


What's Gumby Reading?

Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang: Songs from the YPT Musical (7" record, scarce)

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