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274 Garry St.
(Between Portage
& Graham)

Winnipeg, MB
Canada  R3C 1H3
204-943-7555

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FEATURED NEW ARRIVALS FOR THE WEEK OF 11/5/07

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

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The Potting-Shed Papers: On Gardens, Gardeners, and Garden History - Charles Elliot

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The Full Montezuma: Around Central America and the Caribbean with the Girl Next Door - Peter Moore

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Notes from the Hyena's Belly: Memories of My Ethiopian Boyhood - Nega Mezlekia

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Oxford Press, hardcover)

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Baroque and Rococo Architecture and Decoration - ed. Anthony Blunt

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Master Builders of the Middle Ages

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The Orchid Thief - Susan Orlean (basis for the film Adaptation)

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Under the Cat's Eye - Gillian Rubinstein (out of print)

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The Getaway Man - Andrew Vachss

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The Beatrix Potter Knitting Book - Pat Menchini

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Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!! The Complete Guide to Quiltmaking - McClun/Nownes

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Sew a Dinosaur - Michelle Lipson

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The Manitoba School Song Book

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Complete Italian (cookbook)

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Hershey's 1934 Cookbook (reprint)

Also new this week

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Fiction

Kingdom of the Golden Dragon, Isabel Allende
Desirable Daughters, Bharati Mukherjee
Beyond This Point, Holley Rubinsky
The American Boy, Andrew Taylor (out of print)
In the Cut, Susanna Moore
Cloud Chamber, Michael Dorris
Brightness Falls, Jay McInerney
The Ultras, Eoin McNamee
Confederates, Thomas Keneally
Eclipse, John Banville
Dead-Eye Dick, Kurt Vonnegut
Mother Night, Kurt Vonnegut
Vintage Naipaul, V.S. Naipaul
Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys
Maggie-Now, Betty Smith
Arrowsmith, Sinclair Lewis (1926 Pulitzer)
The Magnificent Ambersons, Booth Tarkington (1919 Pulitzer)
My Ántonia, Willa Cather
Infertility Rites, Mary Melfi
Play the Monster Blind, Lynn Coady
Iodine, Harold Rhenisch (poetry, out of print)
Outskirts and Other Plays, Hanif Kureishi
Fiddler on the Roof, Joseph Stein (play)
Yesterday the Children Were Dancing, Gratien Gélinas (play, Quebec, trans. Mavor Moore)
Across the River and Into the Trees, Ernest Hemingway (audio book on CD)
The Beech Tree and Johnny Jack and His Beginnings, Pearl Buck
Mr. Widdle and the Sea Breeze, Jo Ann Stover
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling
The Princess and the Goblin, George MacDonald
The Warlord's Domain, Peter Morwood (out of print)
The Tolkien Reader
The Complete Guide to Middle Earth, Robert Foster
The Lord of the Rings FotoNovel (1978)
The Five Gold Bands, Jack Vance
The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, Douglas Adams (hardcover)
4th of July, James Patterson (June 2006)
The Three Evangelists, Fred Vargas
The Monkey and the Tiger, Robert van Gulik
and
17 new Patricia Wentworth mysteries

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Non-Fiction

The Mind of the Maker, Dorothy Sayers
Miracles, C.S. Lewis
The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis
The Christian World of C.S. Lewis, Clyde Kilby
The Music of Creation, John Michael Talbot
The Geography of Lograire, Thomas Merton
The Spirit of Early Christian Thought: Seeking the Face of God, Robert Louis Wilken
The Confessions of St. Augustine
Proslogium, St. Anselm
The Judean Scrolls, G.R. Driver
Religious Language: An Empirical Placing of Theological Phrases, Ian Ramsey
Students and the World-Wide Expansion of Christianity (Student Volunteer Movement, 1914)
Abounding Grace: An Anthology of Wisdom, ed. Scott Peck
The Battle for God: A History of Fundamentalism, Karen Armstrong
The Foucault Reader
On the Eve of the Millenium, Conor Cruise O'Brien (CBC Massey Lectures)
Zen Edge, Alexander Eliot (out of print)
Medicine Wheel Ceremonies, Vicki May/C.V. Rodberg (with cards)
Perfect Digestion, Deepak Chopra
Another Way Home: A Family's Journey Through Mental Illness, John Thorndike
The Ascent of Man, J. Bronowski
The Sociology of Georg Simmel
The Sociology of Knowledge: A Reader, ed. Curtis/Petras
The Voice of the Infinite in the Small: Revisioning the Insect-Human Connection, Joanne Elizabeth Lauck (out of print)
Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy, Matthew Scully
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, Elizabeth Kolbert (audio book on CD)
The Lessons of Terror: A History of Warfare Against Civilians, Caleb Carr (audio book on CD)
We Want Some Too: Underground Desire and the Reinvention of Mass Culture, Hal Niedzviecki (out of print)
Philosophy Looks at the Arts: Readings in Aesthetics, Joseph Margolis
Reva Stone: Displacement, plus essays by Amy Karlinsky/Donna McAlear (companion book for 2004 WAG exhibition)
Pimsleur English for Japanese Speakers (4 CDs)
Pimsleur English for German Speakers (4 CDs)
Prisma/NTC's Dictionary of American Slang, Richard Spears
A Practical Grammar of the Arabic Language, Faris El-Shidiac
A Canadian Writer's Reference, Diana Hacker
Houses and House-Life of the American Aborigines, Lewis Morgan
The Snows of Yesteryear: Portraits for an Autobiography, Gregor von Rezzori
Lance Armstrong's War, Daniel Coyle
Discovering the Bright Warrior: Confessions of a Social Activist, Joan Johannson (local author)
Histoire de Saint-Boniface: Tome I (La Société historique de Saint-Boniface, Les Éditions du Blé)
XBX Plan for Physical Fitness (RCAF, 1961)
Living Cuisine: The Art and Spirit of Raw Foods, Renée Loux Underkoffler
The Whole Food Bible, Chris Kilham
The Harrowsmith Cookbook: Vols. 1 and 2
Dinners for Two: Recipes from Romantic Country Inns, Sharon O'Connor
11 new Company's Coming titles by Jean Paré
and
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon (complete and unabridged in 8 vols., Folio Society, $75)

plus hundreds more every week....

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"First examine the combination to make sure the balls are 'frozen'", Winning Pocket Billiards, Willie Mosconi


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