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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

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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 10/18/10


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

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Bizarre Books: A Compendium of Classic Oddities - Russell Ash/Brian Lake

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Once Upon a Time, the End (asleep in 60 seconds) - Kloske/Blitt

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The Man in the Ceiling - Jules Feiffer

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That Extra Half an Inch - Victoria Beckham

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A Year in High Heels - Camilla Morton

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Secret Diary of a Call Girl

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Pilgrimage: A Chronicle of Christianity through the Churches of Rome - June Hager

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The Beatles: A Celebration - Geoffrey Giuliano

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Inside Spinal Tap - Peter Occhiogrosso

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The Baseball Anthology: 125 Years

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Legends of Hockey

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Lord Stanley's Cup - Andrew Podnieks

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Birds of the Northern Forest: Paintings by J.F. Lansdowne

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Wild Birds Across the Prairies - Wayne Lynch

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Caribou and the North: A Shared Future - Hummel/Ray

Also new this week

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Fiction

Murder in Gutenthal, Armin Wiebe
This Land of Ours and Other Poems, P.J. Peters
Too Much Happiness, Alice Munro
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera
The Rules of Attraction, Bret Easton Ellis
Good Evening Mr. and Mrs. America, and All the Ships at Sea, Richard Bausch
Kalooki Nights, Howard Jacobson
Season of the Snake, Claire Davis
The Children's Book, A.S. Byatt
The Piano Tuner, Daniel Mason
A Prayer for the Dying, Stewart O'Nan
Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen
Stones for Ibarra, Harriet Doerr
A Grave in Gaza: An Omar Yussef Mystery, Matt Beynon Rees
Children of Ararat, Keith Garebian (poetry)
Memory's Daughter, Alice Major (poetry)
Wild Horses, Rob McLennan (poetry)
Watermelon Kindness, David Donnell (poetry)
White Shirt, Laurie MacFayden (poetry)
Standoff Terrain, Jocko Benoit (poetry)
The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice: First Journals and Poems 1937-1952, Allen Ginsberg
Journals: Early Fifties/Sixties, Allen Ginsberg
Collected Poems, Karol Wojtyla
The Poems of Mao Tse-tung
Spring Snow, Yukio Mishima
Black Spring, Henry Miller
The Deer Park, Norman Mailer (play)
Minority Report, Philip K Dick
Slow River, Nicola Griffith (Nebula winner)
The Coffin, Phil Hester/Mike Huddleston (graphic novel)
Blood: A Tale, J.M. DeMatteis/Kent Williams
and
Daredevil and the Black Widow (#105)

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Non-Fiction

A Grammar of New Testament Greek: Vol III, James Hope Moulton
Biblical Greek, Maximilian Zerwick
Fruits and Gifts of the Spirit, Thomas Keating
The Essential Mystics: The Soul's Journey into Truth, ed. Andrew Harvey
The Experience of Buddhism, John Strong
Guide to Jewish Holy Days: History and Observance, Hayyim Schauss
Solipsist, Henry Rollins
Hello, I'm Special: How Individuality Became the New Conformity, Hal Niedzviecki
Media Control, Noam Chomsky
The Chomsky Reader, Noam Chomsky
Vermeer in Bosnia, Lawrence Weschler
The Paris Commune, Lenin
Secret Societies: A History, Arkon Daraul
Heaven's Command: An Imperial Progress, Jan Morris
Scotland Re-Formed: 1488-1587, Jane Dawson
Ancient Ireland, Nick Constable
The Last of the Radicals: The Life of Josiah Clement Wedgwood M.P., C.V. Wedgwood
Dashiell Hammett: A Life, Diane Johnson
Marilyn Monroe Confidential, Lena Pepitone/William Stadiem
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
A Thousand Days in Venice, Marlena de Blasi
A Drinking Life: A Memoir, Pete Hamill
The Gershwins, Robert Kimball/Alfred Simon
The Broadway Musical: A Critical and Musical Survey, Joseph Swain
Words with Music: The Broadway Musical Libretto, Lehman Engel
Harold Prince: From Pajama Game to Phantom of the Opera, Carol Ilson
The Making of West Side Story, Keith Garebian
From Assassins to West Side Story: The Director's Guide to Musical Theatre, Scott Miller
Deconstructing Harold Hill: An Insider's Guide to Musical Theatre, Scott Miller
Broadway Babies: The People Who Made the American Musical, Ethan Mordden
Instrumentally Speaking, Robert Russell Bennett (very scarce)
Principles of Orchestration, Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov
The New Everyman Dictionary of Music
The New Grove Beethoven, Joseph Kerman/Alan Tyson
The Bach Reader
Architectural Graphics, Frank Ching
I Bought Andy Warhol, Richard Polsky
A Cree Life: The Art of Allen Sapp (out of print)
Pavilion Gallery, Ivan Eyre
Quilt Studio: Innovative Techniques for Confident and Creative Quiltmaking and Design, Pauline Burbidge (out of print)
The New Cookie Book: 150 Great Cookie, Biscuit, Bar and Brownie Recipes, Catherine Atkinson
Let Them Eat Cake, Susan Purdy
Looneyspoons, Janet/Greta Podleski
The Food of Indonesia: Authentic Recipes from the Spice Islands
Buddha's Table: Thai Feasting Vegetarian Style, Chat Mingkwan
Burgers: From Barbecue Ranch Burger to Miso Salmon Burger, Paul Gayler
Peterson's Field Guide to the Butterflies of Eastern North America
Peterson's Field Guide to Rocky Mountain Wildflowers
Peterson's Field Guide to the Stars and Planets
Peterson's Field Guide to the Mammals of America North of Mexico
Everybody Dreams, Mario Carota (PEI history, scarce)
The Best of Chief Dan George (out of print)
Farewell to the Twentieth Century: A Compendium of the Absurd, Pierre Berton
Gone But Not Forgotten: Tales of the Disappearing Grain Elevators, Elizabeth McLachan
Threshers at Work, Hans Halberstadt
Across the Top of the World: The Quest for the Northwest Passage, James Delgado
Don't Waste Your Time in the Canadian Rockies: The Opinionated Hiking Guide
Manitoba Outdoor Adventure Guide: Cycling, Ruth Marr (out of print)
Cycling Back Road Manitoba, Wayne Petty (very scarce)
Birds of Oak Hammock Marsh Wildlife Management Area, Kenneth Gardner
Street of Dreams: The Story of Broadway, Western Canada's First Boulevard, Marjorie Gillies
Mennonite Images: Historical, Cultural, and Literary Essays Dealing with Mennonite Issues, ed. Harry Loewen (scarce)
Erinnerungen aus meinem Leben, Cornelius DeFehr (Winnipeg, 1976, very scarce)
Die Verborgene Hand, Anna Bartsch (1982, very scarce)
A Man of His Word: A Biography of John A. Toews, Elfrieda Toews Nafziger (scarce)
and
The Fateful Years: 1913-1923, G. Lohrenz

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"It is a great pleasure to write a foreword to the fine work of my young friends Sri M. Yoganarasimhiah and Sri Abdul Khadir. They have had training in the Psychology Department of the University of Mysore."

A Guide to Experiments in Psychology, Khadir/Yoganarasimhiah


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