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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 9/29/08


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

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Stickboy - Shane Koyczan (just released, $20)

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My War Gone By, I Miss It So - Anthony Loyd

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The Ravine - Paul Quarrington (signed, new, $25)

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Tattoo - Dale Durfee (out of print)

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Art Flipguide: From Prehistoric Art to Modernism

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Forever Young: Photographs of Bob Dylan - Douglas Gilbert

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Going Downtown: A History of Winnipeg's Portage Avenue - Russ Gourluck

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Street of Dreams: The Story of Broadway, Western Canada's First Boulevard - Marjorie Gillies

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A Store Like No Other: Eaton's of Winnipeg - Russ Gourluck

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The Book Club Cookbook - Judy Gelman/Vicki Levy Krupp

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The Birth of Nanabosho - Joe McLellan (out of print)

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Campbell's Creative Cooking with Soup (out of print)

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How to Eat Like a Hot Chick - Jodi Lipper/Cerina Vincent

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MouthSounds: How to Whistle, Pop, Click, and Honk Your Way to Social Success - Frederick Newman (with record)

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The Lore of Averages: Facts, Figures and Stories that Make Everyday Life Extraordinary - Karen Farrington

Also new this week

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Fiction

See the Child, David Bergen
The Time in Between, David Bergen
First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women, Eric McCormack
Punchline, Joey Slinger
Lives of the Saints, Nino Ricci
Alligator, Lisa Moore
The White Bone, Barbara Gowdy
Skin Divers, Anne Michaels
An Unofficial Rose, Iris Murdoch
On the Eighth Day, Antonine Maillet
The Third Eye, Etienne Leroux (out of print)
Sitting Among the Eskimos, Maggie Graham
Bee Season, Myla Goldberg
Goodbye to Berlin, Christopher Isherwood
Mr. Barrett's Secret and other stories, Kingsley Amis
The First Man, Albert Camus (out of print)
Antic Hay, Aldous Huxley
Island, Aldous Huxley
House of Glass, Pramoedya Ananta Toer (Indonesia, trans.)
Bless Me, Ultima, Rudolfo Anaya
Buddy Bolden of New Orleans: A Jazz Poem, Ray Bisso (out of print)
Jones Juke Joint Magic: Spoken Word Joints, ed. Jerry Quickley (very scarce)
The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand
Terrorist, John Updike
Missing: Presumed Dead, James Hawkins (signed, out of print)
Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Story of Sylvie and Bruno, Lewis Carroll
Echo, Francesca Lia Block
Beethoven Lives Upstairs, Barbara Nichol
and
fifty Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys hardcovers

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Non-Fiction

A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis
A Severe Mercy, Sheldon Vanauken
The Return of the Prodigal Son, Henri Nouwen
The Inner Voice of Love, Henri Nouwen
Preaching and Preachers, Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Studies in the Sermon on the Mount: Vols 1 and 2, Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Spiritual Depression, Martyn Lloyd-Jones
The Wondrous Life of Sister Barbara: 1896-1942, Joseph Schr’vers, CSsR (scarce)
Demons, Lies and Shadows: A Plea for a Return to Text and Reason, Pierre Gilbert (new, $17, Gilbert will be lecturing at Aqua on Nov. 1/08)
The Harlot by the Side of the Road: Forbidden Tales of the Bible, Jonathan Kirsch
The Lost Gospel: The Book of Q and Christian Origins, Burton Mack
Hermeneutics, Richard Palmer
The Essential Rumi
The Flame of Attention, Krishnamurti
The Blooming Lotus, Thich Nhat Hanh
The Tao of Physics, Fritjof Capra
The Emerald Tablet: Alchemy for Personal Transformation, Dennis William Hauck
Alchemy: Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul, Titus Burckhardt (out of print)
The Forge and the Crucible: The Origins and Structures of Alchemy, Mircea Eliade
Curious Myths of the Middle Ages, Sabine Baring-Gould
The Might That Was Assyria, H.W.F. Saggs (out of print)
Sovereign of the Seas: The Story of British Sea Power, David Howarth
Rifles: Six Years with Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters, Mark Urban
Mutiny, John Prebble
The Great Plains, Walter Prescott Webb
Managing Upside Down: The Seven Intentions of Values-Centered Leadership, Tom Chappell (out of print)
The Millionaire Mind, Thomas Stanley
365 Ways to Change Your Life, Suzanne Somers
What We Say Goes: Conversations on U.S. Power in a Changing World, Noam Chomsky in Conversation with David Barsamian
A Feather Not a Gavel: Working Towards Aboriginal Justice, A.C. Hamilton
Peyote Hunt: The Sacred Journey of the Huichol Indians, Barbara Myerhoff
Studies in Folklore and Ethnicity, ed. Larry Danielson (scarce)
The John McPhee Reader
So this is the World and Here I am in It, Di Brandt
Alternating Current, Octavio Paz
How to Write, Gertrude Stein
Letters to a Young Poet, Rainer Maria Rilke
An Age Like This: The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, Volume One
The Brontė Myth, Lucasta Miller
Letters of a Portugese Nun: Uncovering the Mystery Behind a 17th Century Forbidden Love, Miriam Cyr
As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl, John Colapinto (Manitoba)
Crybaby!, Janice Williamson (Manitoba/Ontario, out of print)
My Dearest Wife: The Private and Public Lives of James David Edgar and Matilda Ridout Edgar, McLean/Stamp (Ontario)
Country Calls: Memoirs of a Small-town Doctor, Dr. Sid Cornish (Alberta, out of print)
Over the Side, Mickey: A Sealer's First Hand Account of the Newfoundland Seal Hunt, Michael Dwyer (out of print, scarce)
Wind, Whales and Whisky: A Cape Breton Voyage, Silver Donald Cameron
The Life of Graham Greene: Volume 1 1904-1939, Norman Sherry
Woody Allen, Eric Lax
Bright Moments: The Life and Legacy of Rahsaan Roland Kirk, John Kruth (out of print)
To Hell and Back, Meat Loaf (out of print)
No Intermissions: The Life of Agnes de Mille, Carol Easton
Edvard Munch, J.P. Hodin
Theories of Modern Art, Herschel Chipp
The Thames and Hudson Manual of Rendering With Pen and Ink, Robert Gill
A Guide to the Elements, Albert Stwertka
De sang-froid, Truman Capote
The Snowshoe Book, Osgood/Hurley
To the Arctic by Canoe: 1819-1821, The Journal and Paintings of Robert Hood Midshipman with Franklin
The City Mission in Winnipeg, Anna Thiessen (out of print)
A Winnipeg Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were, John David Hamilton/Bonnie Dickie
and
Mikley Moments: Portraits of Hecla Island, Maxine/Stephanie Ingalls

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"It will have been noticed that this child did not react exactly like the sheep...", Emotional Problems of Living: Avoiding the Neurotic Pattern, English/Pearson


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