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(Between Portage
& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
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What people are saying:

Many audience members told us that they had never visited the store before, and were so impressed with the space (performance, eating and books) that they promised to return again after the festival. - Perry Grosshans, GM, Winnipeg International Writers Festival

FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 7/2/07

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

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Rolling Stone: The Complete Covers (1967-1997)

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Sp*m: A Biography - Carolyn Wyman

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Urban Tribes: Are Friends the New Family? - Ethan Watters

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Yellow Dog - Martin Amis (signed)

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The Pipe Book - Alfred Dunhill (out of print)

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The Case for Democracy - Natan Sharansky

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Designing the 21st Century - ed. Charlotte/Peter Fiell

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A Hobbit's Journal (blank w/illustrations)

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The Book of Ballads - Charles Vess

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Good Faith - Jane Smiley

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The Fundamentals of Drawing: A Complete Professional Course for Artists - Barrington Barber

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Women Artists in the 20th and 21st Century - ed. Uta Grosenick

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Himalaya - Michael Palin

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The Drowned Book - Bahauddin, the Father of Rumi

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Alaska: Saga of a Bold Land - Walter Borneman

Also new this week

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Fiction

Choke, Chuck Palahniuk
Galapagos, Kurt Vonnegut
On the Road, Jack Kerouac
Instances of the Number 3, Salley Vickers
How to Be Alone, Jonathan Franzen
Divining Women, Kaye Gibbons
The Pact, Jodi Picoult
Ruby River, Lynn Pruett
Snow Falling on Cedars, David Guterson
The Palm-Wine Drunkard and My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, Amos Tutuola
Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri
Links, Nuruddin Farah
The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck
Cannery Row, John Steinbeck
The Winter of Our Discontent, John Steinbeck
A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway
Dubliners, James Joyce
Sula, Toni Morrison
Born Twice: A Novel of Fatherhood, Giuseppe Pontiggia
Thomas More's Magician: A Novel Account of Utopia in Mexico, Toby Green
Havoc in its Third Year, Ronan Bennett
The Willow Pattern, Robert van Gulik (The Judge Dee series is one of the best historical mystery series of all time)
The Sound of Trumpets, John Mortimer
The House of Whacks, Matthew Branton
After Dark My Sweet, Jim Thompson
The Eighth Circle, Stanley Ellin
Cadillac Beach, Tim Dorsey
Gods and Monsters, Christopher Bram
You Are Not a Stranger Here, Adam Haslett
The Collected Writings of Neal Pollack
Escape: Stories of Getting Away, ed. Lena Lencek/Gideon Bosker
A Kind of Fiction, P.K. Page
The Complete Poems, Walt Whitman
The Unwilling Bestiary, Lea Littlewolfe (poetry)/Ione Thorkelsson (glass sculptures)
We Run Faster with the Deer, Calvin White (poetry)
A Garland, Sappho (trans. Jim Powell)
The Satyricon, Petronius
Emilia Galotti: A Tragedy in Five Acts, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Spirit Wrestler: An Historical Drama, Greg Nelson (a play about the Doukhobors in Canada)
Sitting in the Club Car Drinking Rum and Karma-Kola, Paulette Jiles
Galveston, Paul Quarrington
The Spanish Doctor, Matt Cohen
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La Diablesse and the Baby: A Caribbean Folktale retold, Ricardo Keens-Douglas/Marie Lafrance

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Non-Fiction

Clowning in Rome, Henri Nouwen
Jonathan Edwards on Evangelism
The Journals of Kierkegaard 1834-1854
The Idea of Revelation in Recent Thought, John Baillie
Theology and Church, Karl Barth
The Anchor Bible: To the Hebrews, George Wesley Buchanan ($15, hardcover)
The Anchor Bible: The Epistles of James, Peter, and Jude, Bo Reicke ($15, hardcover)
Walden and Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau
A Terrible Love of War, James Hillman
The Myth of Analysis, James Hillman
Purity and Danger, Mary Douglas
The Invisible Century: Einstein, Freud, and the Search for Hidden Universes, Richard Panek
The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality, Brian Greene
What the Numbers Say: A Field Guide to Mastering our Numerical World, Derrick Niederman and David Boyum
I Ching: Book of Changes, ed. Richard Wilhelm
Yoga: Exercises and Inspirations for Well-Being, Tara Fraser
Zen Questions, Robert Allen
Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki
You Can Change Your Life: The Hoffman Process, Tim Laurence
Reading David: A Mother and Son's Journey through the labyrinth of Dyslexia, Lissa Weinstein
The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America, Thomas Frank
The Fall of Baghdad, Jon Lee Anderson
Chechnya Diary: A War Correspondent's Story of Surviving the War in Chechnya, Thomas Goltz
Wellington's Smallest Victory: The Duke, the Model Maker and the Secret of Waterloo, Peter Hofschr÷er
The Affair of the Poisons: Murder, Infanticide and Satanism at the Court of Louis XIV, Anne Somerset
The Guggenheims, Irwin Unger/Debbie Unger
Cherry: A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Sara Wheeler
The Beatles: The Complete Guide to their Music
Nirvana: The Complete Guide to their Music
Miller's Collectables Price Guide, Madeleine Marsh (2004/5)
Through the Eyes of Leonardo Da Vinci: Selected Drawings (coffee table book)
Men, Andy Warhol
The Life Series, Doris Paterson (BC artist)
Teller of Tales, The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle, Daniel Stashower
The Letters of Kingsley Amis
For Your Eye Alone: Letters 1976-1995, Robertson Davies (out of print)
Dispatches from the Sporting Life, Mordecai Richler
Houseboat Chronicles: Notes from a Life in Shield Country, Jake MacDonald (local author)
The Mammoth Book of Sudoku and Kakuro, Alastair Chisholm
and
Project Wet: K-12 Curriculum and Activity Guide (ecology)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"Another woman...was afraid that pregnancy would permanently distort her body and destroy her beauty."


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