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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 08/09/10


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

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Smile When You're Lying: Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer - Chuck Thompson

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One Big Damn Puzzler - John Harding

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Slaying the Mermaid: Women and the Culture of Sacrifice - Stephanie Golden

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If You Liked School, You'll Love Work - Irvine Welsh

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Glue - Irvine Welsh

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The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs - Irvine Welsh

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Akimbo and the Crocodile Man - Alexander McCall Smith

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Akimbo and the Elephants - Alexander McCall Smith

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Akimbo and the Lions - Alexander McCall Smith

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Shaolin Fighting Theories and Concepts - Douglas Wong

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The Arthurian Legends: An Illustrated Anthology

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Kung Fu: History, Philosophy and Technique - David Chow/Richard Spangler

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The Field Guide to North America's Breweries and Microbreweries - Bill Yenne (out of print)

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The Great Canadian Beer Book (out of print)

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Hand Shadows To Be Thrown Upon the Wall - Henry Bursill

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The Gashlycrumb Tinies - Edward Gorey

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Complete Uses of a Dead Cat - Simon Bond

Also new this week

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Fiction

Selected Poems, Rainer Maria Rilke
Rilke's Late Poetry
New Poems, Rainer Maria Rilke
The Drop That Became the Sea: Lyric Poems of Yunus Emre (Turkey, trans.)
The Man in the Black Coat Turns, Robert Bly (poetry)
Death of a Lady's Man, Leonard Cohen (out of print)
The Collected Works of Billy the Kid, Michael Ondaatje (poetry)
The Journals of Susanna Moodie, Margaret Atwood (poetry, illus. by Charles Pachter)
To Speak, Michelle Elrick (poetry)
The Jade Peony, Wayson Choy
Behind the Scenes at the Museum, Kate Atkinson
Everything Is Illuminated, Jonathan Safran Foer
The Trial, Franz Kafka (hardcover)
The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath
Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand
The Place of Dead Roads, William S. Burroughs
The Day It Snowed In L.A., Charles Bukowski (scarce, $40 and up online, $25 at Aqua)
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, Kurt Vonnegut
The Sirens of Titan, Kurt Vonnegut
Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut
Nobody's Angel, Thomas McGuane
To Skin a Cat, Thomas McGuane
The Sporting Club, Thomas McGuane
Ninety-Two in the Shade, Thomas McGuane
The Night Watch, Sarah Waters
Nadja, André Breton
Surdouée, Nikita Lalwani
The Emperor, Ryszard Kapuscinski (Poland, trans.)
The Night Wanderer: A Native Gothic Novel, Drew Hayden Taylor
Burning Chrome, William Gibson
Mona Lisa Overdrive, William Gibson
The Simulacra, Philip K. Dick
The Man Who Japed, Philip K. Dick
The Penultimate Truth, Philip K. Dick
An Ordinary Decent Criminal, Michael Van Rooy
and
Companion to Narnia, Paul Ford

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Non-Fiction

Life of the Beloved, Henri Nouwen
Thomas Merton: Contemplative Critic, Henri Nouwen (out of print)
Heaven on Earth: A Lutheran-Orthodox Odyssey, Robert Tobias (out of print)
The Works of the Rev. Thomas Halyburton: Complete in One Volume (1833, scarce, $285 at Greenfield, $100 at Aqua)
The Land: Place as Gift, Promise, and Challenge in Biblical Faith, Walter Brueggemann
The Triune Identity: God According to the Gospel, Robert Jenson (out of print)
Church Dogmatics: Vol I.1, Karl Barth
The Trinity, Saint Augustine
Christian England: Its Story to the Reformation, David Edwards
The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell
Think On These Things, Krishnamurti
Man's Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl
Freedom in Exile, Dalai Lama
The Diamond Sutra and the Sutra of Hui-neng
The Complete Kama Sutra, Alain Daniélou
Zen in the Art of Archery, Eugen Herrigel
Boundless Energy, Deepak Chopra
Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, Brian Wansink
Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat?, Peter Walsh
The Complete Book of Locks, Keys, Burglar and Smoke Alarms, and Other Security Devices, Eugene Sloan
The New Dickson Baseball Dictionary, Paul Dickson
Eat What You Want and Die Like a Man: The World's Unhealthiest Cookbook, Steve Graham
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beer, Stuart Kallen
The Everything Beer Book, Carlo DeVito
Making Inexpensive Liqueurs, Ren Bellis
Squeezed: 250 Juices and Smoothies, Jane Lawson
Juices and Smoothies, Suzannah Olivier
The Sushi Cookbook, Katsuji Yamamoto
Fresh Inspiration: New Approaches to Chinese Cuisine, Susanna Foo
Vegetarian Pleasures: Healthy Cooking for Sharing and Celebration, Karen Mangum
Vegan Delights, Jeanne Marie Martin
Very Vegetarian: Vegan Cooking, Jannequin Bennett
The New Simply Delicious: Fast and Easy Vegetarian Cooking, Rose Elliot
60-Second Shiatzu, Eva Shaw
Collins Pocket Welsh Dictionary (out of print)
Dictionary of Newfoundland English
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze, Peter Hessler
A Leaf in the Bitter Wind: A Memoir, Ting-Xing Ye
Riding with Rilke: Reflections on Motorcycles and Books, Ted Bishop
Virginia Woolf, Nigel Nicolson
Oscar Wilde, Richard Ellmann
Lips Unsealed: A Memoir, Belinda Carlisle
My Boring-Ass Life: The Uncomfortably Candid Diary of Kevin Smith
Independent Feature Film Production: A Complete Guide from Concept through Distribution, Gregory Goodell
Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434
Formatting Your Manuscript, Jack Neff
How to Write a Damn Good Novel, James N. Frey
Sail Away: 155 American Folk Songs to Sing, Read and Play, ed. Eleanor Locke (out of print)
About Looking, John Berger (art criticism)
Manifestoes of Surrealism, André Breton
The Surrealist Revolution in France, Herbert Gershman (out of print)
Currier and Ives: Printmakers to the American People, Harry Peters
The Princeton Review Anatomy Coloring Book
Seven Ideas That Shook the Universe, Nathan Spielberg/Byron Anderson
A Tear at the Edge of Creation, Marcelo Gleiser
Last Chance to See, Douglas Adams/Mark Carwardine
An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore
Tom Brown's Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants
Field Guide to the Native Trees of Manitoba (68 pp)
Odyssey: The Art of Photography at National Geographic
North of South: An African Journey, Shiva Naipaul
Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, Jeremy Scahill
A History of Warfare, John Keegan
The Pity of War: Explaining World War I, Niall Ferguson
North Spirit: Travels Among the Cree and Ojibway Nations and Their Star Maps, Paulette Jiles
A Prophet in Politics: A Biography of J.S. Woodsworth, Kenneth McNaught
and
The Last Buffalo Hunter: The Life of Norbert Welsh, Mary Weekes (local history, scarce)

plus hundreds more every week....

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The Truth About Fonzie, Peggy Herz


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