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274 Garry St.
(Between Portage
& Graham)

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

OPEN
Tues-Sat 11am-9pm
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EMAIL
kelly@aquabooks.ca

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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 12/3/07

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

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Varjak Paw - S.F. Said (hardcover)

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Disney's Art of Animation: From Mickey Mouse to Beauty and the Beast - Bob Thomas (3D cover)

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The Art of Walt Disney - Christopher Finch ($20 at Aqua, $60 at McNally Robinson)

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Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions - Lisa Randall

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Remembrance of Things Past - Marcel Proust (all 7 books complete in 3 vols., hardcover w/slipcase, $50)

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The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa - Neil Peart

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Stories from the Vinyl Cafe: 10th Anniversary Edition - Stuart McLean

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Campaigns of the Civil War - Walter Geer

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VirusX: Tracking the New Killer Plagues - Frank Ryan

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Inkheart - Cornelia Funke (hardcover)

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Firewing - Kenneth Oppel

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Inkspell - Cornelia Funke (hardcover)

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Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: An Art in Its Making - Indianapolis Museum of Art

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Treasures of Disney Animation Art (12 X 16 inches, big book)

Also new this week

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Fiction

In the Skin of a Lion, Michael Ondaatje
Steppenwolf, Hermann Hesse
Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse
Demian, Hermann Hesse
Diary of a Madman and other stories, Nikolai Gogol
Foucault's Pendulum, Umberto Eco (hardcover)
A Million Little Pieces, James Frey
I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith
The Subtle Knife, Philip Pullman
The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman
East, Edith Pattou
Eragon, Christopher Paolini
Eldest, Christopher Paolini
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling
The Tomb, H.P. Lovecraft
The Lost Valley of Iskander, Robert E. Howard
The Rise of Endymion, Dan Simmons
The Difference Engine, William Gibson/Bruce Sterling
Calculating God, Robert J. Sawyer
Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein
Starship Troopers, Robert A. Heinlein
The Alien Years, Robert Silverberg
all six books in the oddly named The Night's Dawn Trilogy, Peter F. Hamilton
Beasts/Engine Summer/Little, Big, John Crowley
The Great Book of Amber: The Complete Chronicles 1-10, Roger Zelazny
and
four new Brother Cadfael mysteries, Ellis Peters

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Non-Fiction

Catching Up With Jesus, Diarmid O'Murchu
Renovation of the Heart, Dallas Willard
God's Fool: The Life and Times of Francis of Assisi, Julien Green
The Epistle to the Romans, Karl Barth
The Saint and His Saviour, C.H. Spurgeon
Highways of the Heart: A Series of Addresses, George H. Morrison
Unger's Commentary on the Old Testament, Merrill Unger (in 2 vols.)
The Early Christian Church: The Second Christian Century, Philip Carrington
The Councils of the Church, ed. Hans Margull
The Grounds of Theistic and Chistian Belief, George Fisher (1897)
Life After Death, Tom Harpur
Soul Search: A Scientist Explores the Afterlife, David Darling
The Physics of Immortality: Modern Cosmology, God and the Resurrection of the Dead, Frank Tipler
The Death and Dying Trilogy, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
The Quintessence of Sartrism, Maurice Cranston
The Blackwell Companion to Philosophy (950 pages)
Mathematics in a Postmodern Age: A Christian Perspective, ed. Howell/Bradley
The Mathematical Universe: An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities, William Dunham
The Art of Mathematics, Jerry King
Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces That Shape the Universe, Martin Rees
Tesla: Man Out of Time, Margaret Cheney
Seven Experiments That Could Change the World: A Do-It Yourself Guide to Revolutionary Science, Rupert Sheldrake
Is Anyone Out There?: The Scientific Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Frank Drake/Dava Sobel
How to Use an Astronomical Telescope, James Muirden
Amateur Telescope Making: Books 1-3, Albert Ingalls
The Vintage Guide to Classical Music, Jan Swafford
Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician, Christoph Wolff
Eats, Shoots and Leaves, Lynne Truss
Norman Mailer Revisited, Robert Merrill
Running with Scissors, Augusten Burroughs
Magical Thinking, Augusten Burroughs
By the Way, Gordon Pinsent
Trudeau's Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, ed. Cohen/Granatstein
Churchill: A Study in Failure 1900-1939, Robert Rhodes James
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II, John W. Dower
Fatal Decision: Anzio and the Battle for Rome, Carlo D'Este
ten volumes in Time Life's World War II series ($5 ea.)
A Pictorial History of the SS: 1923-1945, Andrew Mollo
Charlie Wilson's War, George Crile
Democracy on Trial, Jean Bethke Elshtain (CBC Massey Lectures)
Bugs Bunny: Fifty Years and Only One Grey Hare, Joe Adamson
That's All Folks!: The Art of Warner Bros. Animation
Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies: A Complete Illustrated Guide, J. Beck/W. Freidwald ($9, tired shape, out of print and mucho dinero online)
The Art of Hanna-Barbera: Fifty Years of Creativity, Ted Sennett (out of print)
The Disney Films, Leonard Maltin (3rd ed., 1995)
The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation, Frank Thomas/Ollie Johnson ($25 at Aqua, no dustjacket, signed, $81 at McNally)
Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters, John Grant (corners bumped, out of print)
Disneyana: Classic Collectibles 1928-1958, Heide/Gilman
and
26 Harvard Classics volumes ($5 ea.)

plus hundreds more every week....

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What's Gumby Reading?

"In this booklet the author makes a careful study of the Old Testament narrative of Balaam, Balak, and the speaking ass", Balaam's Apocalyptic Prophecies, Calvin Seerveld (scarce, pub. Ontario 1980)


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