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(Between Portage
& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
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What people are saying:

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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 07/26/10


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

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Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street - Michael Davis

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The Mammoth Book of Horror Comics

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Fredy Neptune: A Novel in Verse - Les Murray (out of print)

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The Freshwater Fishes of Manitoba - Kenneth Stewart/Douglas Watkinson

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W.O. Mitchell Country - Courtney Milne (out of print)

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The Guide to Trees of Canada and North America - Alan Mitchell (out of print)

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Manhattan Skyscrapers - Eric Nash

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For the Record: The First Women in Canadian Architecture

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Wildfire: British Columbia Burns

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Genghis Khan: Life, Death, and Resurrection - John Man

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In Focus: National Geographic Greatest Portraits

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The Beatles: Unseen Archives (out of print)

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The Aviation Factfile: Modern Military Aircraft (out of print)

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Baseball's Golden Age: The Photographs of Charles M. Conlon

Also new this week

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Fiction

Bastion Falls, Susie Moloney
The Circle Game, Margaret Atwood (poetry)
Daughters of Copper Woman, Anne Cameron
In Search of Owen Roblin, Al Purdy (poetry, out of print)
Those Barren Leaves, Aldous Huxley
The Castle, Franz Kafka
Interzone, William S. Burroughs
Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut
The Cave, José Saramago
Fairyish Tales, Sumit Mullick (India, scarce)
Stranger: Dark Tales of Eerie Encounters, ed. Michele Slung
The Thief of Broken Toys, Tim Lebbon
The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Les Bravades: A Gift for His Daughter by Orson Welles (out of print)
and
The Brand New Monty Python Papperbok (out of print)

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Non-Fiction

Ethics, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Saving the Appearances: A Study in Idolatry, Owen Barfield
The Wounded Healer, Henri Nouwen
The New Man, Thomas Merton
Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith, Anne Lamott
The Muted Voice: Religion and the Media, Michael Higgins
A Year of Days with the Book of Common Prayer, Bishop Edmond Lee Browning
What Makes Us Catholic: Eight Gifts for Life, Thomas Groome
Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms, Stanley Grenz
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, Walter Elwell
The Oxford Companion to the Bible
The New Jerusalem Bible
The Gnostic Bible
God and the Philosophers: The Reconciliation of Faith and Reason, ed. Thomas Morris
Plato and Augustine, Karl Jaspers
The Power of Myth, Joseph Campbell
Night, Elie Wiesel
The Nature of Economies, Jane Jacobs
Cities and the Wealth of Nations, Jane Jacobs
Beneath the Metropolis: The Secret Lives of Cities, Alex Marshall
The Elegant Universe, Brian Greene
Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe, Michio Kaku/Jennifer Trainer
The Gospel According to the Simpsons, Mark Pinsky
Body of Evidence: 40 Years as a Forensic Pathologist, David Bowen
Dreams from My Father, Barack Obama
The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst, David Nasaw
Kingdom of Fear, Hunter S. Thompson
Nixon in China: The Week That Changed the World, Margaret MacMillan
Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, David Remnick
Before the Mayflower: A History of the Negro in America 1619-1964, Lerone Bennett
Shake Hands with the Devil, Roméo Dallaire
Reach for the Sky: Douglas Bader, Hero of the Battle of Britain, Paul Brickhill
Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness, Erich Schiffmann
Morphy Chess Masterpieces, Reinfeld/Soltis
Chess Problem Gems by Eight Eminent American Composers, Kenneth Howard
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Crossword Puzzles and Word Games
Photo School: The Complete Course, Michael Freeman
The New Earth from Above: 365 Days, Yann Arthus-Bertrand
The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
Caviar, Truffles, and Foie Gras: Recipes for Divine Indulgence, Katherine Alford
Dining and the Opera in Manhattan
The Butterfly Identification Book, Donald Stokes
The Band Name Book, Noel Hudson
Keep It Simple Guide to Playing Guitar, Terry Burrows
The Artist's Way, Julia Cameron
Artist's Manual: A Complete Guide to Painting and Drawing Materials and Techniques
The First Passionate Collector: The Ian Lindsay Collection of Inuit Art ($35 at Burton Lysecki, $20 at Aqua)
Van Gogh: The Complete Paintings (Taschen)
The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tessa Paul
Ghost Towns of the West, Lambert Florin
The Plains Cree: An Ethnographic, Historical, and Comparative Study, David Mandelbaum
Hutterite Society, John Hostetler (out of print)
and
Die Stadtmission in Winnipeg, Anna Thiessen (1955, scarce)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"I kept wondering if we'd wind up down the sewer and how deep and filthy was the slime that would envelop us."

Memoirs of an Ex-Porno Queen, Sheila Brady


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