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(Between Portage
& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
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I always love reading your newsletters Kelly, but this is the best. Shame on the city and thanks to you Kelly for helping out your faithful customers. By the way you do have the best bookstore and eatery in the country bar none. This from a shameless book addict. - Rea, Winnipeg

FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 10/29/07

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

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Japan Unbound: A Volatile Nation's Quest for Pride and Purpose, John Nathan

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CSI: Case Files Vol. 2 (graphic novel)

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CSI:NY Bloody Murder (graphic novel)

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Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalusia - Chris Stewart

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I Feel Bad about My Neck and Other Thoughts on Being a Woman - Nora Ephron

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No Way to Treat a First Lady - Christopher Buckley

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Don Quixote - Cervantes (adapted and illustrated)

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Medieval Warfare - H.W. Koch

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The Rise of Modern Warfare 1618-1815 - H.W. Koch

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The Little Tin Soldier (board book, cool 3D cover, inside illustrated with creepy puppets)

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The Usborne Illustrated World History: The Romans

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A Bargain for Frances - Russell/Lillian Hoban

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Nursing: An Illustrated History (coffee table art book)

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The Illustrated Herbal - Wilfrid Blunt/Sandra Raphael

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The Joy of Signing - Lottie Riekehof

Also new this week

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Fiction

Civilization and Its Part in My Downfall, Paul Quarrington
Pilgrim, Timothy Findley (hardcover)
A Complicated Kindness, Miriam Toews
Badlands, Robert Kroetsch
Seed Catalogue, Robert Kroetsch
Lives of the Saints, Nino Ricci
Olivo Oliva, Philippe Poloni (Italy, trans.)
The Devil Wears Prada, Lauren Weisberger
The Nanny Diaries, Emma McLaughlin/Nicola Kraus
Dog Handling, Clare Naylor
Slave to Fashion, Rebecca Campbell
Confessions of a Shopaholic, Sophie Kinsella
Shopaholic Takes Manhattan, Sophie Kinsella
The Undomestic Goddess, Sophie Kinsella
The Madam, Julianna Baggott
Northern Lights, Tim O'Brien
Wildlife, Richard Ford
Gordon Liddy is My Muse, John Calvin Batchelor
Turlough, Brian Keenan
The Tortilla Curtain, T. Coraghessan Boyle
Reading in the Dark, Seamus Deane
The Last of Deeds and Love in History, Eoin McNamee
The King of Siam, Murray Logan
Playing in the Dark, Kent Thompson
It's a Hard Cow, Terry Jordan
No Angel Came, John B. Boyle
1919: The Love Letters of George and Adelaide, Gail Bowen/Ron Marken (out of print)
No Song, But Silence, Hélène Le Beau (Quebec, trans.)
Story of the Eye, Georges Bataille (France, trans.)
Group Portrait with Lady, Heinrich Böll
Crimes of Conscience, Nadine Gordimer
Proper Deafinitions: Collected Theorograms, Betsy Warland
Double Visions, Thelma Poirier/Jean Hillabold (poetry)
A Walk by the Seine: Canadian Poets on Paris, ed. Cary Fagan
Set in Darkness, Ian Rankin
Harm Done, Ruth Rendell
Seduction, Catherine Gildner
and
The Eagle and the Raven: A Novel of Boudicca, Pauline Gedge

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Non-Fiction

Peculiar Treasures: A Biblical Who's Who, Frederick Buechner
The Secular Journals, Thomas Merton (out of print)
Clowning in Rome, Henri Nouwen
The Simple Life: The Christian Stance Toward Possessions, Vernard Eller
Invitation to the New Testament: Epistles III, Luke Timothy Johnson
The Theology of Emil Brunner
The Early Christian Fathers: Selected Writings from St. Clement to St. Athanasius, ed. Henry Bettenson
Book of Uncommon Prayer: Joseph Parker's Pulpit Pleadings
The Shadow of the Broad Brim: The Life Story of Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Heir of the Puritans, Richard Ellsworth Day
The Burning Heart: John Wesley, A. Skevington Wood
The Knowledge of Man, Martin Buber
Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution, Adrienne Rich
Seeker After Truth, Idries Shah (Sufism)
Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing, Caroline Myss
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, Deepak Chopra
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey
Love Life: How to Make Your Relationships Work, Janet Reibstein
The Other 90%: Unlock Your Vast Potential, Robert Cooper
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Development, Eckhart Tolle
The New Retirement: Financial Strategies for Life After Work, Dian Cohen
World War 3.0: Microsoft and Its Enemies, Ken Auletta (out of print)
Ten Great Economists: From Marx to Keynes, Joseph Schumpeter
The Communist Manifesto, Marx/Engels
Of the Nature of Things, Lucretius
The Babylonian Genesis: A complete translation of all the published cuneiform tablets of the various Babylonian creation stories, ed. Alexander Heidel
Wolves in the City: The Death of French Algeria, Paul Henissart
The Indestructible Jews, Max Dimont
What was it like in the Concentration Camp at Dachau?, Johann Neuhäusler
Death as a Way of Life: Israel Ten Years After Oslo, David Grossman
Charles Darwin: A Man of Enlarged Curiosity, Peter Brent
Isak Dinesen: The Life of Karen Blixen, Judith Thurman
Duke: An Intimate Memoir of John Wayne's Last Years, Pat Stacy
Maria: Beyond the Callas Legend, Arianna Stassinopoulos (Arianna Huffington)
Early Auden, Edward Mendelson
A Dancer's World, Margot Fonteyn
Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keefe, Laurie Lisle
The Essence of Style: How the French Invented High Fashion, Fine Food, Chic Cafés, Style, Sophistication, and Glamour, Joan DeJean
France: A History in Art, Bradley Smith
Apocalypse: The Revelation of St. John, engravings by Jean Duvet
Islamic Art: An Introduction, David James
Atlas of the Islamic World Since 1500, Francis Robinson
Waiting for the Weekend, Witold Rybczynski
San Francisco and Northern California (DK Eyewitness Travel guide, 2006 ed.)
Captain of the Queen, Capt. Robert Harry Arnott (captain of QE2, signed)
Sniffing the Coast: An Acadian Voyage, Silver Donald Cameron
The Canadian Crucible: Manitoba's Role in Canada's Great Divide, Frances Russell ($10, out of print, $25 at Burton Lysecki)
The Great Adventure: How the Mounties Conquered the West, David Cruise/Alison Griffiths (out of print)
A Ranger Alone: Experiences of a Young Park Warden, Ray Fetterly (local author, signed)
and
The Lengthening Shadow, H.R. Shipley ($10, signed, memoir of Riding Mountain area towns 1910-1960, $35 at Burton Lysecki)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"On arrival at the new station, the student should get in touch with the Education Officer or Naval Schoolmaster without delay", Senior Matriculation Mathematics, Canadian Legion Educational Services (1944)


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