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(Between Portage
& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 9/10/07

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

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Instant Raw Sensations - Frédéric Patenaude

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Flip Books for Cooks: Vegetarian - ed. Martha Day

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Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book (1950)

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The Last Light of the Sun - Guy Gavriel Kay (hardcover)

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The Sharp End: A Canadian Soldier's Story - James Davis

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Fast Food Nation - Eric Schlosser

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C.S. Lewis and his World - David Barratt

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The Birds Our Teachers - John Stott

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How Should We Then Live? - Francis Schaeffer

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Deus Irae - Philip K Dick ($9 at Aqua, $18 at Chapters)

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Eye in the Sky - Philip K Dick ($9 at Aqua, $18 at Chapters)

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Galactic Pot-Healer - Philip K Dick ($8.50 at Aqua, $17 at Chapters)

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The Way of the Sacred - Francis Huxley (out of print, $10 at Aqua, $25 at Burton Lysecki)

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Illustrated Guide to Dreams - Valerie Francis

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Politically Correct Parables - Robert Martin Walker

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Watercolours - HRH The Prince of Wales

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Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm - Town/Silcox ($20 at Aqua, $100 at Burton Lysecki)

Also new this week

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Fiction

The Last Crossing, Guy Vanderhaeghe
Swann, Carol Shields
A Map of Glass, Jane Urquhart
Away, Jane Urquhart
No Great Mischief, Alistair MacLeod
Life of Pi, Yann Martel
Sam and Angie, Margaret Sweatman
Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons, Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut
On the Road, Jack Kerouac
Transparent Things, Vladimir Nabokov
Selected Writings, Marquis de Sade ($10, hardcover)
Childood, Boyhood, and Youth, Tolstoy
Strange Fruit, Lillian Smith
Collected Stories, V.S. Pritchett
Splash One Tiger, R.J. Childerhose (1961, local author)
Songs of a Sourdough, Robert Service
Collected Poems, E.J. Pratt
Stories in an Almost Classical Mode, Harold Brodkey
The Good Body, Bill Gaston
The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver
Predator, Patricia Cornwell (October 2006)
The Hard Way, Lee Child (April 2007)
Under Orders, Dick Francis (July 2007)
The Murdered House, Pierre Magnan (France, trans.)
N is for Noose, Sue Grafton
Anthony Adverse, Hervey Allen
Mister Roberts, Thomas Heggen
The Hundred and One Dalmations, Dodie Smith
A Small Town is a World, David Kossoff (the Rabbi Mark stories)
The Animals of Farthing Wood, Colin Dann
The Foundation Trilogy, Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov's Robot City: Book 3 Cyborg, William Wu (out of print)
The Illuminatus! Trilogy, Robert Shea/Robert Anton Wilson
Software, Rudy Rucker (cyberpunk classic, winner 1983 Philip K Dick Award)
What Might Have Been: Alternate Heroes, ed. Benford/Greenberg
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The Mammoth Book of New Comic Fantasy, ed. Mike Ashley

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Non-Fiction

Hidden Art, Edith Schaeffer
Heaven, Dwight L Moody
Fear and Trembling, Sřren Kierkegaard
Existence and Faith, Rudolf Bultmann
Ministry at Moody, Andrew Murray (sermons)
Between Man and Man, Martin Buber
The Foundations of Social Order: Studies in the Creeds and Councils of the Early Church, Rousas John Rushdoony
Homo Viator: Introduction to a Metaphysic of Hope, Gabriel Marcel
Pilgrim's Way: A Liberal Christian's Response to Current Trends in Fundamentalism, Colin Clay (publ. Saskatoon, signed)
Stoicism and its Influence, Robert Wenley
Lao-Tzu "My words are very easy to understand.": Lectures on the Tao Teh Ching , Man-jan Cheng
The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran
The Closing of the American Mind, Allan Bloom
The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin
Offbeat: Collaborating with Kerouac, David Amram
The Writer's Digest Character Naming Sourcebook, Sherrilyn Kenyon
Great Prints and Printmakers, Herman Wechsler ($20, mylar cover)
Pillars of the Almighty: A Celebration of Cathedrals, Ken Follett/F-Stop Fitzgerald (photographs)
Two Guys, Four Corners, Fred/Don Imus (photography)
The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography, Sidney Poitier
Marilyn, Norman Mailer ($10 at Aqua, $25 at Greenfield)
Blur 3862 Days: The Official History, Stuart Maconie (out of print)
The River War: The Sudan 1898, Winston Churchill
Elizabeth I: A Study in Power and Intellect, Paul Johnson
On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel, Tony Cohan
Starvation Heights: A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest, Gregg Olsen
Everest: The West Ridge, Thomas Hornbein (abridged ed.)
The Complete Walker III: The Hiker's Bible, Colin Fletcher
Runners and Walkers: A 19th Century Sports Chronicle, John Cumming
Boats: An Anthology, ed. David Seybold
Sailing Alone Around the World, Captain Joshua Slocum
Dark Wind: A Survivor's Tale of Love and Loss, Gordon Chaplin (sailing, out of print)
From Hook to Table: How to Clean and Cook Fish, Vic Dunaway
Herbs and Herb Gardens of Britain: A Comprehensive Guide, The Herb Society/Elizabeth and Reginald Peplow
Herb Gardening: The American Garden Guide
Aromatherapy: A Practical Guide to Essential Oils and Aromassage, Jan Balkam
The New and Complete Encyclopedia of Cooking, Madame Jehane Benoit (1152 pgs, very scarce, $30 at Aqua, $100 and up online)
Kate Aitken's Cook Book
The Perricone Weight-Loss Diet, Nicholas Perricone
BBC's The Victorian Kitchen, Jennifer Davies (out of print)
The Rituals of Dinner, Margaret Visser
The Great Canadian Literary Cookbook (includes Sandra Birdsell's Zwieback recipe)
That Old Black Magic, Arthur Black (signed)
Images of Canada: A Nation in Postage Stamps, Gordon Donaldson
1902 Edition of the Sears, Roebuck Catalogue (1969 reproduction)
Blackwork Embroidery, Elisabeth Geddes
and
When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?, George Carlin

plus hundreds more every week....

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"Sun is the best remedy for granulated lids, itching or bloodshot eyes. Give your eyes a sunning at every possible opportunity." - How To Improve Your Sight, Margaret Darst Corbett


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