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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 10/15/07

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

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The Polished Hoe - Austin Clarke (2002 Giller Winner)

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Trainspotting - Irvine Welsh

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A Tolkien Miscellany (includes Leaf by Niggle)

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Madame Zee - Pearl Luke (hardcover)

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Identity - Milan Kundera (hardcover)

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Slowness - Milan Kundera (hardcover)

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New York Masjid: The Mosques of New York City - Dodds/Grazda

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Settlement Poems 2 - Kristjana Gunnars

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Get a Grip on Philosophy - Neil Turnbull

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The Hero with a Thousand Faces - Joseph Campbell (out of print)

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Advanced Celtic Shamanism - D.J. Conway (out of print)

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The New Peoples: Being and Becoming Métis in North America - ed. Peterson/Brown (U of M Press)

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Don't Step in the Leadership - Scott Adams

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Shave the Whales - Scott Adams

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Still Pumped from Using the Mouse - Scott Adams

Also new this week

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Fiction

Pride of the Bimbos, John Sayles
Underworld, Don DeLillo
Hopscotch, Julio Cortázar (Argentina, trans.)
An Equal Music, Vikram Seth
The Navigator of New York, Wayne Johnston
Last Orders, Graham Swift (Booker winner)
Our Lady of the Lost and Found, Diane Schoemperlen
The Volcano Lover, Susan Sontag
Falling Angels, Barbara Gowdy
The Bookshop, Penelope Fitzgerald (out of print)
A Place Where the Sea Remembers, Sandra Benitez
Winter Roads, Summer Fields, Marjorie Dorner
Harvest Anthology of Mennonite Writing in Canada 1874-1974
Holy Masquerade, Olov Hartman
Crooked Little Heart, Anne Lamott
The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton, Jane Smiley
Blackberry Wine, Joanne Harris
The Sweet Hereafter, Russell Banks
The Historian, Elizabeth Kostova
A Case of Curiosities, Allen Kurzweil (out of print)
Secret Father, James Carroll
Renato's Luck, Jeff Shapiro
The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand
Favourite Christmas Stories from Fireside Al, selected and introduced by Alan Maitland
Lyonesse: The Green Pearl, Jack Vance (hardcover, out of print)
Monday Begins on Saturday, Arkadi/Boris Strugatski ($7, scarce Soviet SF, selling for $30 and up online)
Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief, Wendelin van Draanen
Borkmann's Point: An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery, Hĺkan Nesser (Sweden, trans., March 2007)
The Garden of Eden and other Criminal Delights, Faye Kellerman (August 2007)
Goudy Night, Dorothy Sayers
21 new Nero Wolfe books by Rex Stout
and
26 new Perry Mason books by Erle Stanley Gardner

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Non-Fiction

The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis (hardcover)
Letters to an American Lady, C.S. Lewis (hardcover)
The Road to Joy, Thomas Merton
Mystics and Zen Masters, Thomas Merton
Contemplation in a World of Action, Thomas Merton
Selected Poems, Thomas Merton
The Irrational Season, Madeleine L'Engle (hardcover)
Love, Power and Justice, Paul Tillich
Renewed Day by Day, A.W. Tozer
The Saints and the Sunday Gospels, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Arthur Tonne (scarce)
A History of the Mennonite Brethren Church, J.A. Toews
A Man of His Word: A Biography of John A. Toews, Elfrieda Toews Nafziger
A Pilgrimage of Faith: The Mennonite Brethren Church 1860-1990, J.B. Toews
Moving Beyond Secession: Defining Russian M.B. Mission and Identity 1872-1922, Abe Dueck
Crossing the Divide: Language Transition Among Canadian Mennonite Brethren 1940-1970, Gerald C. Ediger ($10, out of print, for sale on Amazon for $190 [good luck with that])
The Lord's Donkey, J.M. Schmidt
Another Turn of the Crank, Wendell Berry
Man's Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl
A Glimpse of Nothingness: Experiences in an American Zen Community, Janwillem van de Wetering
The Masks of God: Vols 1-4, Joseph Campbel ($10 each)
Myths to Live By, Joseph Campbell
The Power of Myth, Joseph Campbell
Transformations of Myth Through Time, Joseph Campbell
The Hero Within: Six Archetypes We Live By, Carol Pearson
Awakening the Heroes Within, Carol Pearson
Grand Mothers: Poems, Reminiscences, and Short Stories about the Keepers of Our Traditions, ed. Nikki Giovanni
Even the Stars Look Lonesome, Maya Angelou
Life Before Medicare: Canadian Experiences, ed. Helen Heeney
Watch-fires on the Mountains: The Life and Writings of Ethel Johns, Margaret Street (Western Canada medical history)
As Long as the Sun Shines and Water Flows: A Reader in Candadian Native Studies, ed. Getty/Lussier
Copy of Treaty No. 6 between Her Majesty The Queen and the Plain and Wood Cree Indians and Other Tribes of Indians at Fort Carlton, Fort Pitt and Battle River
Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey, V.S. Naipaul
The Prophet Armed: Trotsky 1879-1921, Isaac Deutscher
Stalin, Isaac Deutscher
World of Our Fathers: The Journey of the East European Jews to America and the Life They Found and Made, Irving Howe
The Shtetl: A Creative Anthology of Jewish Life in Eastern Europe, ed. Joachim Neugroschel
The Culture of Nature: North American Landscape from Disney to the Exxon Valdez, Alexander Wilson
Urban Legends, Richard Roeper
I Feel Much Better now that I've given up hope, Ashleigh Brilliant
Written in the Flesh: A History of Desire, Edward Shorter
The Dinner Party: A Symbol of Our Heritage, Judy Chicago (art)
French Provincial Decorative Art, Catharine Oglesby
Curries Without Worries: An Introduction to Indian Cuisine, Sudha Koul
The Penniless Vegetarian: Over 100 Mouth-Watering Menus, David Scott
The Compassionate Cook: 200 Delicious Vegan Recipes, PETA/Ingrid Newkirk
Stage Makeup, Richard Corson
Hunting the Whitetail Deer, Norm Nelson
Quest: Canada's Search for Arctic Oil, Tom Kennedy
Prairie Murders: Mysteries, Crimes and Scandals, Peter Smith
Wolf Willow: A History, a Story and a Memory of the Last Prairie Frontier, Wallace Stegner
Beyond Forget: Rediscovering the Prairies, Mark Abley
They Came from East and West: A History of Immigration to Canada, William Sturhahn (pub. Winnipeg 1976)
and
Forceps, Fin and Feather: The Memoirs of Dr. W.A. Bigelow ($10, local author, signed by widow, $30 at Burton Lysecki)

plus hundreds more every week....

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