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(Between Portage
& Graham)

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

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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 1/12/09


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

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Bad Dogs Have More Fun - John Grogan

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The Circus in Winter - Cathy Day (out of print)

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St. Urbain's Horseman - Mordecai Richler (hardcover)

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John Adams - David McCullough

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The Workers' Festival: A History of Labour Day in Canada - Craig Heron/Steve Penfold ($15 at Aqua, $43 at Chapters)

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre - B. Traven

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Mediterranean Cuisine: Turkey

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Mediterranean Cuisine: Tunisia

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Mediterranean Cuisine: Spain

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Red River's Festive Season - Margaret Arnett MacLeod (scarce, $10 at Aqua, $25 at Burton Lysecki)

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Songs That Are Known To All (Manitoba Power, c. 1921, very scarce)

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Music Unites the People: Twice 55 Community Songs

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Take Comfort: The Career of Charles Comfort (WAG, 2004)

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The Life and Times of R. Crumb (out of print)

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Dali - Paul Moorhouse

Also new this week

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Fiction

This Business with Elijah, Sheldon Oberman (signed, $15)
When Alice Lay Down with Peter, Margaret Sweatman
Alligator, Lisa Moore
Kiss of the Fur Queen, Tomson Highway
Plenty of Harm in God, Dana Bath
Emergent Voices: CBC Canadian Literary Awards, Stories 1979-1999, ed. Robert Weaver
Out of the Mirrored Garden: New Fiction by Latin American Women, ed. Delia Poey
Bitter Grounds, Sandra Benitez
Blow-Up and Other Stories, Julio Cortázar (Argentina, trans.)
Pedro Páramo, Juan Rulfo (Mexico, trans.)
The Circle of Reason, Amitav Ghosh
The House of Blue Mangoes, David Davidar
The Meeting at Telgte, Günter Grass (out of print)
The Günter Grass Reader
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, Dai Sijie (France, trans.)
Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch, Dai Sijie (France, trans.)
Damascus Gate, Robert Stone
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, Michael Dorris
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Dave Eggers
Fever Pitch, Nick Hornby
The Hollywood Dodo, Geoff Nicholson
Miss Wyoming, Douglas Coupland
Something Rotten, Jasper Fforde
Wickett's Remedy, Myla Goldberg
The Crimson Petal and the White, Michel Faber
Charlotte Gray, Sebastian Faulks (out of print)
The Girl at the Lion D'Or, Sebastian Faulks
Claire's Head, Catherine Bush
Songs of the Humpback Whale, Jodi Picoult
Anaďs Nin Reader
Listen to the Old Mother, Helene Rosenthal (poetry, out of print)
The Poetic Edda
A Lie of the Mind and The War in Heaven, Sam Shepard (out of print)
The God of Animals, Aryn Kyle (CD audiobook, unabridged, 11 CDs)
Old Time Radio Detectives and Crime Fighters, Smithsonian Collection (4 CDs, 5 hours)
Mortal Causes, Ian Rankin
The Hanging Garden, Ian Rankin
The Colorado Kid, Stephen King
Ambrose Bierce and the Ace of Shoots, Oakley Hall
The Sunday Philosophy Club, Alexander McCall Smith
The Anubis Slayings, Paul Doherty
Twilight, Stephenie Meyer
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Fabulous Harbors, Michael Moorcock (out of print)

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Non-Fiction

Pensées, Blaise Pascal
On Becoming a Community: A Married Couple's Journey to L'Arche, John Sumarah (scarce)
Drawn into the Mystery of Jesus through the Gospel of John, Jean Vanier
Becoming Human, Jean Vanier
Meditations with Julian of Norwich, Brendan Doyle
Metaphysics: Constructing a Christian World View, William Hasker
Traveling Mercies, Anne Lamott
Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America, Michael Emerson/Christian Smith
The Kabbalah: Essential Texts from the Zohar
Essential Sufism, ed. Fadimam/Frager
The Holy Qur'an
The Essential Koran, ed. Thomas Cleary
Five Mountains: The Rinzai Zen Monastic Institution in Medieval Japan, Martin Collcutt (out of print)
Doctor from Lhasa, Lobsang Rampa
A Kierkegaard Anthology
Basic Writings, Nietzsche
Madness and Civilization, Michel Foucault
Archaeology Of Knowledge, Michel Foucault
On the Origin of Language, Jean-Jacques Rousseau/Johann Gottfried Herder
The Gift of Death, Jacques Derrida
The Psychoses 1955-1956: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan Book III, ed. Jacques-Alain Miller
The Secret Language of Dreams: A Visual Key to Dreams and Their Meanings, David Fontana
1001 Symbols: The Illustrated Key to the World of Symbols, Jack Tresidder
The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise Of Disaster Capitalism, Naomi Klein
American Power and the New Mandarins, Noam Chomsky
Hannibal's Legacy: The Hannibalic War's Effects on Roman Life, Arnold Toynbee (complete in 2 vols. [ex-lib], very scarce, $600 online, $75 at Aqua)
Eyewitness to History: Historical Journalism from the Plague at Athens to the Vietnam War, ed. John Carey
By Right of Conquest: With Cortez in Mexico, G.A. Henty (with study guide)
Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe, John Boswell
Biology as Ideology: The Doctrine of DNA, R.C. Lewontin (plus five more CBC Massey Lecture titles)
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Thomas Kuhn
Too Far from Home: A Story of Life and Death in Space, Chris Jones
Children of the Roojme: A Family's Journey from Lebanon, Elmaz Abinader
Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army, Christie Blatchford
The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island, Linda Greenlaw
High Season: How One French Riviera Town Has Seduced Travelers for Two Thousand Years, Robert Kanigel
World Within World, Stephen Spender (out of print)
My Century, Günter Grass
Time and Sense: Proust and the Experience of Literature, Julia Kristeva (out of print)
The Bush Garden: Essays on the Canadian Imagination, Northrop Frye
Guerrilla Marketing for Writers, Levinson et al (out of print)
How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist, Caroll Michels
The Laughing One: A Journey to Emily Carr, Susan Crean
Painting Free: Lines, Colors, and Shapes, Mickey Klar Marks
Mainstreams of Modern Art, John Canaday (out of print, $13 at Aqua, $35 at Burton Lysecki)
Pre-Columbian Ceramics, Henri Lehmann (out of print)
Mammatus, Max Streicher (WAG, 2006, out of print)
Visual Journeys, Roloff Beny (out of print)
The Blue Strawberry Cookbook: Cooking Brilliantly Without Recipes, James Haller
Becoming Vegetarian: The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Vegetarian Diet, Melina/Davis/Harrison
Food and Drink: Complete Cookery Know How, Janette Marshall
Fried Butter: A Food Memoir, Abe Opincar
Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening, Louise Riotte
Handbook of Nature Study, Anna Botsford Comstock
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What Your Clothes Say About You, Trinny and Susannah

plus hundreds more every week....

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