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(Between Portage
& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 10/8/07

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

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The Cat IQ Test - Melissa Miller

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You Can Get Arrested for That:
2 Guys, 25 Dumb Laws, 1 Absurd American Crime Spree - Rich Smith

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Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog - John Grogan

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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales - Virginia Hamilton

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The Story of Ferdinand - Munro Leaf

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Rotten Island - Wlliam Steig (out of print)

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The Time in Between - David Bergen

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The Boy on the Back of the Turtle - Paul Quarrington

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All That Matters - Wayson Choy

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The Father Christmas Letters - Tolkien

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The Iron Wagon - Jason (out of print)

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Mr. Punch - Neil Gaiman

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Face to Face with Ukraine: Fragments of Soviet Impressions - Irene Knysh (in Ukrainian, $10, scarce, local author)

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The Handbook: Constitution of the Student Government Association of the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing ($10, scarce, 1948)

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The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran ($15, oversize slipcase ed., illustrated by author)

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For the Pot: Recipes from Brandywine River Museum

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A Terrible Beauty: The Art of Canada at War - Heather Robertson

Also new this week

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Fiction

Generation X, Douglas Coupland
Blinding Light, Paul Theroux
The Art of Salvage, Leona Theis
The Continuity Girl, Leah McLaren
Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut
Hey Waitress and other stories, Helen Potrebenko
Runaway, Alice Munro
Friend of My Youth, Alice Munro
Children of My Heart, Gabrielle Roy
Collected Stories, Carol Shields
A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth
The Moor's Last Sigh, Salman Rushdie
Eva Luna, Isabelle Allende (Chile, trans.)
Imagining Arentina, Lawrence Thornton
The Story of a Non-Marrying Man and other stories, Doris Lessing
The Man with the Golden Arm, Nelson Algren
The Admirable Crichton, J.M. Barrie (play)
Gimpel the Fool, Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri
The Pilgrim's Progress, Bunyan
The Odyssey of Homer
Anglo-Saxon Poetry, ed. R.K. Gordon
Les jeux sont faits, Jean-Paul Sartre
La nausée, Jean-Paul Sartre
Caligula, Albert Camus
La peste, Albert Camus
La chute, Albert Camus
Guilty Pleasures, Laurell K. Hamilton
Another Word for Murder, Nero Blanc (a crossword mystery)
The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian, Lloyd Alexander
Dove and Sword: A Novel of Joan of Arc, Nancy Garden (young adult, out of print)
On My Honor, Marion Dane Bauer (Newbery winner)
My Side of the Mountain, Jean Craighead George
Leon and the Spitting Image, Allen Kurzwell
and
The Water-Babies, Charles Kingsley (facsimile 1928 edition with 16 colour plates)

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Non-Fiction

Survival or Prophecy: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Jean Leclercq (out of print)
Morning Light: The Spiritual Journal of Jean Sulivan (France, trans.)
The Age of the Reformation, Preserved Smith
A History of Christianity in the Balkans, Matthew Spinka (1933)
Geez Magazine: Issue 1
Living Zen, Robert Linssen
The Spirit of Chinese Philosophy, Fung Yu-Lan
Areopagitica, Milton
Man in the Modern Age, Karl Jaspers (out of print)
Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Freire
The Unconscious Civilization, John Ralston Saul
Voyage of the Beagle, Charles Darwin
Art and Aesthetics in Primitive Societies, ed. Carol Jopling
The Most Beautiful House in the World, Witold Rybczynski
Po: Beyond Yes and No, Edward de Bono (out of print)
More Than Meets the Eye: Watching Television Watching Us, John Pungente, SJ/Martin O'Malley
On Death and Dying, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Who Stole Feminism?, Christina Hoff Sommers
Kitchen Talk: Contemporary Women's Prose and Poetry, ed. Alford/Harris
At Home in the World: A Memoir, Joyce Maynard
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, Doris Lessing
Walking in the Shade: Volume Two of My Autobiography, Doris Lessing
And When Did You Last See Your Father?: A Son's Memoir of Love and Loss, Blake Morrison
The Delights of Growing Old, Maurice Goudeket (France, trans. by Patrick O'Brian)
Broken Music: A Memoir, Sting
What I Saw at the Revolution: A Political Life in the Reagan Era, Peggy Noonan
Africa in My Blood, Jane Goodall
An Introduction to India, Stanley Wolpert
Ghalib: The Man, The Times, Pavan K. Varma (Penguin India)
The Bookman's Concise Dictionary (1956)
The Origins of the English People, Beram Saklatvala
Empire on the Seven Seas: The British Empire 1784-1939, James Truslow Adams
English Seamen in the 16th Century, J.A. Froude
The Peking Battles Cape Horn, Captain Irving Johnson ($15, signed, out of print)
A Dictionary of Sailing, F.H. Burgess
Build and Sail Your Own Boat, Norman Dahl
The Sailor's World, Arthur Beiser
Full Tilt: Ireland to India on a Bicycle, Dervla Murphy (out of print)
The World Encyclopedia of Dogs
The Horse, ed. Michael Seth-Smith
Sunshine and Shadow: The Amish and Their Quilts, Phyllis Haders
The Male Herbal: Health Care for Men and Boys, James Green
What to Eat When You're Expecting, Eisenberg/Murkoff/Hathaway
Shakespeare in Charge: The Bard's Guide to Leading and Succeeding on the Business Stage, Norman Augustine/Kenneth Adelman
Place of Stones, Ruth Janette Ruck
The Quimby Manuscripts: Science of Health, ed. Horatio Dresser
Sisters in the Wilderness: The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill, Charlotte Gray
Mission to Little Grand Rapids: Life with the Anishinabe 1927-1938, Rev. Luther L. Schuetze
Calling Young Manitoba: Manitoba School Broadcasts - Music 1972/1973
and
Clifford Sifton in Relation to His Times, John W. Dafoe

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"I owed it to my fellow man to bring this horrible, this treacherous, this dangerous concoction of supposed food to the attention of all those who would listen or read", Hydrogenation: America's Deadliest Killer, John H. Tobe ($7, scarce)


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