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274 Garry St.
(Between Portage
& Graham)

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

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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

FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 8/25/08


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

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What We Believe But Cannot Prove: Today's Leading Thinkers on Science in the Age of Uncertainty - ed. John Brockman

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The Pursuit of Happyness - Chris Gardner

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You Suck: A Love Story - Christopher Moore

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Blue Ribbon Cook Book 20th ed.

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Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects - Menzel/D'Aluisio

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The Evolution of the Mammals - L.B. Halstead

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Father Bear Comes Home - Else Holmelund Minarik

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Conan the Phenomenon: The Legacy of Robert E. Howard's Fantasy Icon - Paul Sammon

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Muddle Earth - Paul Stewart/Chris Riddell

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The White Tiger - Aravind Adiga (CD audiobook)

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Queens: Portraits of Black Women and Their Fabulous Hair - Cunningham/Alexander

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Wordplay: Ambigrams and Reflections on the Art of Ambigrams - John Langdon

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Strange Empire: The Story of Louis Riel - Joseph Kinsey Howard (no, you're not dreaming, that's Bruno Gerussi)

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In the King's Service - Capt. F.S. Brereton

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La traición de Rita Hayworth - Manuel Puig

Also new this week

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Fiction

Tales from Firozsha Baag, Rohinton Mistry
Late Nights on Air, Elizabeth Hay
Man Descending, Guy Vanderhaeghe
The Collected Works of Billy the Kid, Michael Ondaatje
The Time in Between, David Bergen
Lullabies for Little Criminals, Heather O'Neill
The Linnet Bird, Linda Holeman
Nineteen Minutes, Jodi Picoult
The Tenth Circle, Jodi Picoult
Picture Perfect, Jodi Picoult
The Garden of Last Days, Andre Dubus III (CD audiobook)
Captain Alatriste, Arturo Pérez-Reverte (CD audiobook)
Beyond Black, Hilary Mantel
Bloodsucking Fiends, Christopher Moore
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon
Paris Trout, Pete Dexter
Chang and Eng, Darin Strauss
The Bourbaki Gambit, Carl Djerassi
Cantor's Dilemma, Carl Djerassi
Menachem's Seed, Carl Djerassi
The Accident, Elie Wiesel
The Time of the Uprooted, Elie Wiesel
Resurrection Men, Ian Rankin
The Hidden Louisa May Alcott: A Collection of Her Unknown Thrillers
The Cloister and the Hearth, Charles Reade
Dream of the Red Chamber, Tsao Hsueh-Chin
Le livre du rire et de l'oubli, Milan Kundera
Dom Casmurro, Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (français)
La condition humaine, André Malraux
Korsakov, Éric Fottorino
L'homme chauve-souris, Jo Nesbø
Le Cinquième Cavalier, Dominique Lapierre/Larry Collins
Le bon serviteur, Carmen Posadas
L'or du roi, Arturo Pérez-Reverte
Du côté de chez Swann, Marcel Proust
Mémoires d'une jeune fille rangée, Simone de Beauvoir
La journée d'un scrutateur, Italo Calvino
Sindbâd de la mer et autres contes des Mille et Une Nuits
El Zorro de Arriba y el Zorro de Abajo, José Maria Arguedas
La Fiesta del Chivo, Mario Vargas Llosa
Milenio, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán
Blood Red Snow White, Marcus Sedgwick
Uglies, Scott Westerfield
Pretties, Scott Westerfield
Firewing, Kenneth Oppel
Complete Nonsense, Edward Lear
The Complete Illustrated Works of Lewis Carroll
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The Velveteen Rabbit, Margery Williams

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Non-Fiction

A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis
Surprised By Joy, C.S. Lewis
After Aquinas: Versions of Thomism, Fergus Kerr
Prayers Plainly Spoken, Stanley Hauerwas
Not the Way It's Supposed to Be: A Breviary of Sin, Cornelius Plantinga, jr
A Primer on Postmodernism, Stanley Grenz
Whose Land? Whose Promise?: What Christians Are Not Being Told about Israel and the Palestinians, Gary Burge
The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions, Marcus Borg/N.T. Wright
The Historical Figure of Jesus, E.P. Sanders
Wisdom of the Cloister: 365 Daily Readings, ed. John Skinner
In the Spirit of Happiness, The Monks of New Skete
The Essential Mystics: The Soul's Journey into Truth, Andrew Harvey
The Upanishads
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert Pirsig
The Letters of William S. Burroughs: 1945-1959
Gilles Deleuze: An Introduction, Todd May (out of print)
An Essay on Liberation, Herbert Marcuse
Intention, G.E.M. Anscombe
A Beautiful Mind, Sylvia Nasar
The Nature of Light and Colour in the Open Air, M. Minnaert
Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering, Henry Petroski
Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos, Mitchell Waldrop
The Hungry Spirit: Beyond Capitalism (A Quest for Purpose in the Modern World), Charles Handy
Amusing Ourselves to Death, Neil Postman
The Virtues of Aging, Jimmy Carter
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs
The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw 1939-1945, Wladyslaw Szpilman
War: The New Edition, Gwynne Dyer
Future: Tense: The Coming World Order, Gwynne Dyer
Ignorant Armies: Sliding into War in Iraq, Gwynne Dyer
Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians, Chris Hedges/Laila Al-Arian (CD audiobook, June 2008)
Breakdown: The Failure of American Intelligence to Defeat Global Terror, Bill Gertz
There It Is: A Canadian in the Vietnam War, Les Brown (out of print)
The Dark Side of the Moon: The Making of the Pink Floyd Masterpiece, John Harris
The Great Rock Discography, Martin Strong (7th edition)
Collins Need to Know?: Guitar (with play-along CD)
Neil Young Nation, Kevin Chong
The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey, Muhammad Ali
Running with Scissors, Augusten Burroughs
Dry, Augusten Burroughs
Possible Side Effects, Augusten Burroughs
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir, Bill Bryson
The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America, Bill Bryson
God's Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre, Richard Grant
Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer
In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic, Valerian Albanov
The Secret Life of the Seine, Mort Rosenblum
A Place in the World Called Paris, ed. Steven Barclay
Venice, James Morris
A Winter in Majorca, George Sand
The Wolf's Head: Writing Lake Superior, Peter Unwin
The Great Code: The Bible and Literature, Northrop Frye (plus two more Frye titles)
The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers, ed. Vendela Vida
Eats, Shoots and Leaves, Lynne Truss
The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World, A.J. Jacobs
Points of View, Rex Murphy
A Handbook of Greek Art: A Survey of the Visual Arts of Ancient Greece, Gisela Richter
Harvest the Sun: Solar Construction in the Snowbelt, Nick Nicholson
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Time Lord: The Remarkable Canadian Who Missed His Train, and Changed the World, Clark Blaise

plus hundreds more every week....

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