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Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 4/20/09


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

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The Flying Troutmans - Miriam Toews (new copies)

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I Am Hutterite - Mary-Ann Kirkby (new copies)

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The Retreat - David Bergen (new copies)

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Creepy Susie - Angus Oblong

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood - Marjane Satrapi

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The Tomb - Christopher Mitten

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Little Nemo in Slumberland: 1905-1907 - Winsor McCay (scarce)

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Little Nemo in Slumberland: 1907-1908 - Winsor McCay (scarce)

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Little Nemo in Slumberland: 1910-1911 - Winsor McCay (scarce)

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A History of Warfare - John Keegan

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The Dark Valley: A Panorama of the 1930s - Piers Brendon

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Alexander the Great: Journey to the End of the Earth - Norman Cantor

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A Good and Happy Child - Justin Evans

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A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Hosseini

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On Beauty - Zadie Smith

Also new this week

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Fiction

Polaroids from the Dead, Douglas Coupland
All Families are Psychotic, Douglas Coupland
Generation X, Douglas Coupland (signed)
Life After God, Douglas Coupland
Shampoo Planet, Douglas Coupland
JPod, Douglas Coupland
Desolation Angels, Jack Kerouac
Cat's Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut
Player Piano, Kurt Vonnegut
The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Michael Chabon
The Fortress of Solitude, Jonathan Lethem
Gun, with Occasional Music, Jonathan Lethem
Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem
Sweetness in the Belly, Camilla Gibb
The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch, Anne Enright
Europe Central, William Vollmann
Collected Works, Oscar Wilde
Collected Poems, Robert Service
Crossing to Safety, Wallace Stegner
The Holder of the World, Bharati Mukherjee (out of print)
The Tiger's Daughter, Bharati Mukherjee (out of print)
Darkness, Bharati Mukherjee (out of print)
Wife, Bharati Mukherjee (out of print)
The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera
Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez
Call Me By Your Name, André Aciman
The Josephine Bonaparte Collection, Sandra Gulland (boxed set)
Strong Motion, Jonathan Franzen
A Million Little Pieces, James Frey
The Shack, William Paul Young
The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
White Jazz, James Ellroy
Destination: Morgue!, James Ellroy
Clandestine, James Ellroy (out of print)
Hollywood Nocturnes, James Ellroy
Because the Night, James Ellroy
Killer on the Road, James Ellroy (out of print)
Blood on the Moon, James Ellroy
Oleanna, David Mamet (play)
Collected Screenplays I, Ethan/Joel Coen
Carlucci, Richard Paul Russo
Bone: Out from Boneville, Jeff Smith
Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography, Chester Brown
Princess Prunella and the Purple Peanut, Margaret Atwood
Prairie Summer, Nancy Hundal (out of print)
Harry the Dirty Dog, Gene Zion
Pig, Steve Augarde (very scarce)
Puss in Boots, Paul Galdone
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Fables of Leonardo da Vinci, ed. Bruno Nardini/illus. Adriana Mazza

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Non-Fiction

The Strongest Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible (1742 pages, $20)
The Writings of St. Paul, ed. Wayne Meeks
A Layman's Introduction to Religious Existentialism, Eugene Borowitz
The Word is Very Near You: A Guide to Praying with Scripture, Martin Smith
My Faith So Far: A Story of Conversion and Confusion, Patton Dodd
Becoming Human, Jean Vanier
Going to Pieces without Falling Apart: A Buddhist Perspective on Wholeness, Mark Epstein
The Happiness Hypothesis, Jonathan Haidt
Radical Careering: Jumpstart Your Job, Your Career, and Your Life, Sally Hogshead
What Color is Your Parachute?, Richard Nelson Bolles
Job Hunting for Dummies, Max Messmer
Return on Imagination: Realizing the Power of Ideas, Tom Wujec/Sandra Muscat (out of print)
No Logo, Naomi Klein (signed)
Continental Divide: The Values and Institutions of the United States and Canada, Seymour Martin Lipset (out of print)
The No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration, Peter Stalker
The Devil in Babylon: Fear of Progress and the Birth of Modern Life, Allan Levine (local author, out of print)
The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature, Matt Ridley
Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women, Elizabeth Wurtzel
Promiscuities: The Secret Struggle for Womanhood, Naomi Wolf
Design for Dying, Timothy Leary (out of print)
Intoxicated by My Illness, Anatole Broyard
Inside the Animal Mind: A Groundbreaking Exploration of Animal Intelligence, George Page
Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior, Temple Grandin
Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History, Stephen Jay Gould
Silent Spring, Rachel Carson
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Climate Change - Is Time Running Out?, Elizabeth Kolbert
Culture, Economy and Ecology: Case Studies in the Circumpolar Region, Jill Oakes/Rick Riewe
The Garden Lover's Guide to Canada, Larry Hodgson
The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of House Plants, Kenneth Beckett (out of print)
The Measure Of Reality: Quantification in Western Europe, 1250-1600, Alfred Crosby
Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms, Alistair Moffat (out of print)
When Scotland Ruled the World: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration, Stewart Lamont (out of print)
The Survival of Scotland, Eric Linklater (out of print)
The Story of England, Christopher Hibbert
The Governance of Britain, Harold Wilson
Royal Charles: Charles II and the Restoration, Antonia Fraser
Horatio Nelson, Tom Pocock (out of print)
From Armageddon to the Fall of Rome: How the Myth Makers Changed the World, Erik Durschmied
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter, Thomas Cahill
Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, Jimmy Carter
Lebanon: Death of a Nation, Sandra Mackey
Back to the Front: An Accidental Historian Walks the Trenches of World War I, Stephen O'Shea
Jane Austen: A Life, Carol Shields
Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott
Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert
Spilling the Beans, Clarissa Dickson Wright
Cupboard Love: A Dictionary of Culinary Curiosities, Mark Morton
Winners: More Recipes from the Best of Bridge
Grand Slam: More Recipes from the Best of Bridge
Enjoy: More Recipes from the Best of Bridge
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A List of Manitoba Breweries and their Locations, Norm Gorman (1980, very scarce, $50)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"We are damned on Earth as long as we let gangsters make the laws..."

Ash Can, Joe Early (1974, White Rock, very scarce)


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