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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 04/18/11


Due to our killer event schedule, this list is currently being updated bi-weekly. Hundreds of books are still going out throughout the week. To hold or order any of these books [or to check on current availability], please email kelly@aquabooks.ca.

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Hippolyte's Island: An Illustrated Novel - Barbara Hodgson (out of print)

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Smith of Wootton Major - Tolkien

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Deconstructing Sammy - Matt Birkbeck

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Troublesome Words - Bill Bryson

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The Book on the Bookshelf - Henry Petroski

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The New York Times Book Review's Books of the Century

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The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm - James Napoli

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Joshi's Holistic Detox

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Outhouses of the West - Sherman Hines

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The Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau - Jon Agee

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My Little House Cookbook

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Jelly Belly - Dennis Lee (out of print)

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Dune Pop-Up Panorama Book

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The Joy of Rhubarb: The Versatile Summer Delight - Theresa Millang

Also new this week

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Fiction

Handwriting, Michael Ondaatje (poetry)
The Time in Between, David Bergen
Various Miracles, Carol Shields
The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood
The Bishop's Man, Linden MacIntyre
Traplines, Eden Robinson
In the Name of Salomé, Julia Alvarez
I Saw God Naked, Spartakus de Rojo (very scarce)
Play the Piano Drunk Like a Percussion Instrument Until the Fingers Begin to Bleed a Bit, Charles Bukowski (out of print)
The Valkyries, Paulo Coelho
The Witch of Portobello, Paulo Coelho
Eleven Minutes, Paulo Coelho
Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri
Brahma's Dream, Shree Ghatage
Transmission, Hari Kunzru
Light and Darkness, Natsume Soseki (Japan, trans., out of print)
Momo, Michael Ende (Germany, trans.)
Sandro of Chegem, Fazil Iskander (Russia, trans.)
No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy
Old Soldiers Sometimes Lie: What Happened to Hirohito's Gold?, Richard Hoyt
Death in Cold Type, C.C. Benison
Club Dead, Charlaine Harris
Living Dead in Dallas, Charlaine Harris
City of Bones, Michelle Sagara
City of Ashes, Michelle Sagara
Cast in Chaos, Michelle Sagara
Hood, Stephen Lawhead
Tuck, Stephen Lawhead
Scarlet, Stephen Lawhead
Venom, Jennifer Estep
Magic Bleeds, Ilona Andrews
Moon Called, Patricia Briggs
The Dark Knight Returns, Frank Miller
When Falcons Fly: The Story of the World's First Olympic Gold Hockey Team, David Square
The Unquiet Grave: A Word Cycle, Palinurus (Cyril Connolly)
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The Divine Comedy, Dante

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Non-Fiction

Fear and Trembling/The Sickness Unto Death, Søren Kierkegaard
Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible
Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas, Elaine Pagels
The Japanese Cult of Tranquility, Karlfried Graf von Dürckheim
Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, Chögyam Trungpa
The Spectrum of Buddhism: Writings of Piyadassi
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere, Ayya Khema
The Tao of Inner Peace, Diane Dreher
The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh
The Blooming of a Lotus, Thich Nhat Hanh
A Path with Heart, Jack Kornfield
You Can Heal Your Life, Louise Hay
Power Healing, Leo Galland
The Practical Dreamer's Handbook: Finding the Time, Money, and Energy to Live the Life the Life You Want to Live, Paul/Sarah Edwards
How to Survive Without a Salary, Charles Long
The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch
If You Can Talk, You Can Write, Joel Saltzman
In Consolation to His Wife, Plutarch
The Will to Power, Friedrich Nietzsche
The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, Lee Smolin
Profiles of Science and Society in the Maritimes Prior to 1914, ed. Paul Bogaard
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Friedman
What Is America? A Short History of the New World Order, Ronald Wright
Rapture Ready! Adventures in the Parallel Universe of Christian Pop Culture, Daniel Radosh
Bloody Words: Hate and Free Speech, David Matas
Rebels, Reds, Radicals: Rethinking Canada's Left History, Ian McKay
Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times, Soviet Russia in the 1930s, Sheila Fitzpatrick
Testaments of Honour: Personal Histories of Canada's War Veterans, Blake Heathcote
Viking Age Iceland, Jesse Byock
The Slave Ship: A Human History, Marcus Rediker
Gandhi: A Memoir, William Shirer
Find Me, Rosie O'Donnell
A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary 1785-1812, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Paris 1919, Margaret MacMillan
On Mozart, Anthony Burgess
Moussorgsky: Russia's Great Composer, Oskar von Riesemann (out of print)
It Ain't No Sin to Be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen, Eric Alterman
Hot Fuss, The Killers (music for guitar)
A Concise History of Canadian Painting, Dennis Reid
Norman Rockwell: A Sixty Year Retrospective
My Adventures as an Illustrator, Norman Rockwell
The Fannie Farmer Junior Cook Book, Wilma Lord Perkins
Easy Home Cooking All New Slow Cooker
The Ultimate Muffin Book, Bruce Weinstein/Mark Scarbrough
World Woods in Color, William Lincoln (out of print)
One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw, Witold Rybczynski
The Poker Aficionado, Peter Thomas Fornatale
Augusta National and the Masters: A Photographer's Scrapbook, Frank Christian
Stretching, Bob Anderson
Sherlock Holmes Was Wrong: Reopening the Case of The Hound of the Baskervilles, Pierre Bayard
Great Hoaxes and Famous Imposters, Carlson Wade
The Secret Lives of Saints: Child Brides and Lost Boys in Canada's Polygamous Mormon Sect, Daphne Bramham
SAS Survival Guide
The Mountain Biker's Training Bible, Joe Friel
The Complete Mountain Biker, Dennis Coello
Every Second Counts, Lance Armstrong
It's Not About the Bike, Lance Armstrong
The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa, Neil Peart
Long Way Round: Chasing Shadows Across the World, Ewan McGregor/Charley Boorman
Without a Guide: Contemporary Women's Travel Adventures, ed. Katherine Govier
Mountain Flowers of Scandinavia, Gjaerevoll/Jorgensen
Sherman Exposed: Slightly Censored Climbing Stories, John Sherman
South Pole: 900 Miles on Foot, Gareth Wood
Paddle to the Amazon, Don Starkell (hardcover)
Dangerous Waters: Wrecks and Rescues off the BC Coast, Keith Keller
Fields of Vision: A Journey to Canada's Family Farms, Phil Jenkins
Cornerstone Colony: Selkirk's Contribution to the Canadian West, Grant MacEwan
Canada and the Métis: 1869-1885, D.N. Sprague (out of print)
Across the Medicine Line: The Epic Confrontation Between Sitting Bull and the North-West Mounted Police, Frank Turner
Trials and Tribulations: The Red River Settlement and the Emergence of Manitoba 1811-1870, J.M. Bumsted (very scarce)
and
The Tread of the Pioneers, the Portage la Prairie and District Old Timers' Association (very scarce, $75 at Burton Lysecki, $40 at Aqua)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

Evening Primrose Oil, Judy Graham

Finally, an all-in-one cure for PMS and schizophrenia!


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